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[often as modifier] Procedures intended to protect humans or animals against disease or harmful biological agents.‘biosecurity risks’
- ‘Like every other farmer within the biosecurity zone Mr Fairburn is required to place footbaths, disinfectant spray and brushes at the entrance to his farm.’
- ‘I was hopeful that there would be something for biosecurity.’
- ‘Officials would also have to be satisfied that all necessary biosecurity procedures were in place to prevent any risk of spreading the disease.’
- ‘She urged farmers to continue disinfecting and other biosecurity procedures.’
- ‘The public expects a biosecurity system that can protect and, when necessary, eradicate incursions.’
- ‘It has some really important powers to protect us better against biosecurity threats.’
- ‘Good biosecurity is essential to stop any disease spreading.’
- ‘We see biosecurity in this industry as absolutely essential.’
- ‘We are putting a biosecurity risk into our ecosystems on a commercial scale.’
- ‘He said he hopes farmers have learned a lesson in biosecurity and will work harder to keep on top of the disease.’
- ‘He stressed the need for biosecurity and disinfection measures to continue to be effectively deployed by all farmers.’
- ‘We have 196 biosecurity risk containers entering our ports every day.’
- ‘Successful biosecurity plans manage the risk of disease transmission.’
- ‘I say at the outset that a biosecurity scare such as foot-and-mouth disease is the most perilous thing that could face this economy.’
- ‘Vets have the responsibility of ensuring that we look after the animal welfare, biosecurity, and food safety of this nation.’
- ‘In New Zealand, the difficulties are such that, not only are our farmers left out of pocket but our economy and biosecurity could also suffer.’
- ‘Individual producers are encouraged to take responsibility for the biosecurity of their livestock enterprises.’
- ‘He went on about the inadequate funding of biosecurity.’
- ‘She understands the significance of biosecurity to this country.’
- ‘Before biosecurity, of course, dairies had quite enough on their collective plate when it came to safety.’
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