Anyone who travels with pigs, whatever the distance, should adhere to good transport practice.
Industry stakeholders are working together to commercialize an automatic swine trailer sterilization system
Pork producers have been advised to step up their focus on transport biosecurity in response to animals infected with Strep zoo showing up at slaughter.
This is the first time Australia has cancelled a visa over food import violations under strict the new biosecurity laws aimed at keeping African swine fever out of the country.
The Philippine Department of Agriculture (DA) said it is asking courier companies to stop accepting orders to deliver meat products from African Swine Fever (ASF)-affected countries.
The Portable Isolation Unit was designed to be used with rotary-wing maritime evacuation, and allows infected patients to be transported without risk of contaminating the aircrew or aircraft.
The Vice President of Brussels Transport says a well-designed properly utilized Danish Entry is one of the most effective defenses against the spread of swine diseases.
Transportation biosecurity is an unavoidable risk at most pig operations.
One of the major issues is that methods for surveying and monitoring infected passengers are still imperfect. Different strategies range from a standard questionnaire format (i.e. asking passengers whether they have come into contact with infected persons/objects) to infrared-based temperature monitors and thermal scanners.