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Agroterrorism

The poisoning of the food supply in order to cause death and destruction, especially for a political end. While agroterrorism has not occurred on a large scale, it is speculated that its outbreak would cause panic in securities markets and in the wider economy, in addition to the obvious public health problems.
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Plant biosecurity governance is earnestly needed to ensure security of individuals by discouraging the agro-terrorism not only in Pakistan but also in the South Asian region.
The threat of agro-terrorism makes for attention-grabbing headlines.
The first was a discussion by three agro-terrorism experts.
Chalk said one insidious aspect of agro-terrorism against livestock is that it can be difficult to differentiate between a naturally occurring disease outbreak and one caused by a terrorist.
Recently, President Trump signed into law her bill with Republican Senator Pat Roberts of Kansas to address the threat of agro-terrorism.
Following that a panel of the world's foremost experts will discuss agro-terrorism.
introducing a bill called the Agro-Terrorism Prevention Act.
Additionally, President Trump recently signed into law a bill led by McCaskill and Republican Senator Pat Roberts of Kansas to protect Missouris agriculture industry by addressing the threat of agro-terrorism and mitigating the risks to food put on tables across the country.
Earlier this year, President Trump signed into law a bipartisan bill led by McCaskill and Republican Senator Pat Roberts of Kansas to protect the nations agriculture industry by addressing the threat of agro-terrorism and mitigating the risks to food put on tables across the country.