Ricin in Mail: a Threat, but Rarely Fatal

Mail & Ricin: New York Times.

A Canadian woman was detained in connection with a Ricin letter sent to the White House. Ricin is a deadly toxin, and this is an extremely serious incident. The story hit the media this weekend, even though the US Secret Service and other federal agencies typically do not want this type of story to reach […]

Ricin Detected Mail Sent to Pentagon

The two suspicious envelopes were addressed to Secretary of Defense James Mattis and to Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral John Richardson, the official told CNN. The mail facility is in a separate building on the grounds of the Pentagon and the piece of mail which tested positive never entered the Pentagon building. All US Postal […]