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MacLoran Farm

Biosecurity vigilance brought to the fore

Department of Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry

As part of the Australian Government’s response to the spread of animal diseases in the region, the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry has increased its surveillance and testing of meat and other animal products, both at the border and through targeted checking of retail outlets.

Some pork products have been removed from supermarket shelves after viral fragments of both foot and mouth disease (FMD) and African swine fever (ASF) were detected during testing.

Read full media release from DAFF here

Published: 21 July 2022