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Agroterrorism: Threats and Preparedness

Topics: Food and Agriculture, Supply Chain, Terrorism,

This document looks at the risks posed by agroterrorism, by analyzing potential targets, consequences, preventative measures, and federal responses. It describes potential diseases and outbreaks, the decentralized nature of farming, and economic ramifications that could occur if trade is impacted by a disease outbreak. It also looks at specific federal agencies such as risks present at USDA labs or the preventative actions taken by the National Bio and Ago -Defense Facility (NBAF).

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