New England MP Barnaby Joyce backs petition for stronger biosecurity measures as foot and mouth disease could devastate cattle industry

Mark Kriedemann
By Mark Kriedemann
Updated July 15 2022 - 7:04am, first published 7:03am
BORDERLINE BARNABY: Barnaby Joyce has called for hardline measures to prevent foot and mouth disease entering Australia. Photo: Greth Gardener

INCINERATING travellers' shoes and the aerial annihilation of wild pig populations are just two of the measures suggested by New England MP Barnaby Joyce to combat the foot and mouth disease threat.

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Mark Kriedemann

Mark Kriedemann

Journalist

I take a particular interest in industry, environment, science, and technology subjects. Besides studies in media, my tertiary education covers genetics, as well as International Relations. I therefore strive to draw links between these varying disciplines to give a comprehensive analysis of developments in industry, agriculture, and the associated politics.

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