The discoveries were made by the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources staff screening meat confiscated at Australian international airports.
Pork sausage fragments originating from China's Shandong Province and tossed out at an airport in Taiwan tested positive for African swine fever, a Taiwanese official said.
Controversial lab studies that modify bird flu viruses in ways that could make them riskier to humans will soon resume after being on hold for more than 4 years.
Through surveys and on-farm visits, researchers will gather information on topics such as biosecurity practices, economics of production-limiting diseases, animal welfare practices, antibiotic use and herd nutrition and management.
In Denmark, a method known as ‘load, close, and expose’ combined with stringent biosecurity protocols is used to eliminate the virus without incurring the substantial financial losses associated with traditional herd depopulation and repopulation methods.
A scientist in New York is conducting experiments designed to modify DNA in human embryos as a step toward someday preventing inherited diseases.
The America Feed Industry Association (AIFA) is asking compound feed, premix and feed ingredient manufacturers to reassess their biosecurity practices as African swine fever (ASF) continues to spread internationally.
Sensors and software monitor pigs and workers in real time and in new ways.
What does the law say about publicizing farm addresses like the Aussie Farms map, or airing footage that may have been obtained when trespassing on private property?
Trade bodies the HTA and Grown in Britain have launched a self-assessment tool for horticulture organizations to improve the biosecurity of their sourcing systems ahead of the introduction of an assurance scheme.