The Australia Minister for Agriculture says the news is concerning, especially as Indonesia, and particularly Bali, is so popular with Australian tourists.
While the U.S. pork industry may be prepared, LuBroth says a whole-government approach is needed, and that may be a potential weakness.
During the holidays, CBP often sees an increase in prohibited agriculture products when foreign nations try to bring traditional meals to celebrate with family in the United States.
The African swine fever response package will fund 130 more frontline biosecurity officers to do half a million more passenger screenings a year.
Emerging Animal Infectious Disease Conference participants will prioritize research, preparedness and response strategies aimed at safeguarding human and animal health.