A marine and agricultural food security officer inspects a cow at a cattle shop to prevent the spread of foot and mouth disease in Tanjung Priok, Indonesia’s North Jakarta. Photo: Reuters
A marine and agricultural food security officer inspects a cow at a cattle shop to prevent the spread of foot and mouth disease in Tanjung Priok, Indonesia’s North Jakarta. Photo: Reuters
Australia

Australia’s US$22 billion livestock industry under threat as foot and mouth disease found in imported meat

  • Viral fragments were found in a sample of pork floss sold in Melbourne, and traces of African swine fever were also detected in the specimen
  • Australia and New Zealand have boosted measures to prevent a widespread outbreak of the disease which was recently found in tourist hotspot Bali

A marine and agricultural food security officer inspects a cow at a cattle shop to prevent the spread of foot and mouth disease in Tanjung Priok, Indonesia’s North Jakarta. Photo: Reuters
A marine and agricultural food security officer inspects a cow at a cattle shop to prevent the spread of foot and mouth disease in Tanjung Priok, Indonesia’s North Jakarta. Photo: Reuters
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