Recent Examples of biosecurity from the Web
The department also intends to test adult salmon at Cooke’s facilities for the virus as part of a biosecurity review of all aquaculture facilities in Washington.
Far from representing biosecurity threats, labs like ours are reaching into neighborhoods and educating people with hands-on science at a depth most schools and museums cannot provide.
That mixes age classes of fish, another violation of biosecurity protocol.
Officials are still trying to figure out how the bacteria got into the country despite strict biosecurity controls.
To keep the rats out, tough biosecurity measures are being put in place, including keeping tourist boats offshore and moving people to the island via much smaller boats where rats cannot hide out.
The requirements, still in draft form, would require a biosecurity check by WDFW staff taking samples for pathogens twice a year.
Veterinary authorities and trade groups in Denmark and Germany are now reminding farmers and hunters to keep biosecurity as tight as possible.
Governments should also sponsor research to increase the effectiveness and reduce the cost of the biosecurity measures adopted by industry.
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medical Definition of biosecurity
- You would expect the organisation responsible for ensuring biosecurity in labs working with dangerous animal pathogens like foot and mouth disease to know about any accidents that have occurred in those labs.
- —Linda Geddes, New Scientist, 22 Dec. 2007
- In areas where poultry farms are on adjoining or nearby properties or in areas tied together by common waterways, roads, or flyways, the risk of disease spread from one farm to another is greatly increased no matter what type of biosecurity is practiced by individual farms.
- —Carol J. Cardona, in Avian Influenza, 2008
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