African Swine Fever detected in travellers’ baggage entering Australia – Beef Central

IN a sharp wake-up call for all livestock industries, African Swine Fever has been detected in samples of pig meat being smuggled into Australia through the post or by incoming travellers in their luggage, the Department of Agriculture has confirmed.The samples detected at international airports and mail processing centres were destroyed, and did not escape into the domestic Australian pig population, the department has confirmed.In response to the recent spread of ASF around the world, the Department o

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