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Title Food and agricultural security : guarding against natural threats and terrorist attacks affecting health, national food supplies, and agricultural economics / edited by Thomas W. Frazier and Drew C. Richardson
Imprint New York : New York Academy of Sciences, 1999
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Descript 1 online resource (233 pages) : illustrations
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Series Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences ; v. 894
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences ; v. 894
Note This volume is the result of a conference entitled International Conference on Food and Agricultural Security, September 28-30, 1998 in Washington, D.C
Includes bibliographical references and index
Natural and bioterrorist/biocriminal threats to food and agriculture / T.W. Frazier -- Food and agriculture security: guarding against natural threats and terrorist attacks affecting health, national food supplies, and agricultural economics. Proceedings of an international conference. Washington DC, USA. September 28-30, 1998 / -- Agriculture and food security / F.P. Horn [and others] -- The Soviet Union's anti-agricultural biological weapons / K. Alibek -- The threat posed by the global emergence of livestock, food-borne, and zoonotic pathogens / F.A. Murphy -- Contemporary global movement of emerging plant diseases / R. Bandyopadhyay [and others] -- Biological warfare training. Infectious disease outbreak differentiation criteria / D.L. Noah [and others] -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service's activities in assuring biosecurity and public health protection / B. Buntain [and others] -- Safeguarding production agriculture and natural ecosystems against biological terrorism. A U.S. Department of Agriculture emergency response framework / R. Sequeira -- Guarding against natural threats and terrorist attacks. An industry perspective / D. Stolte [and others] -- The role of national animal health emergency planning / J.B. Adams -- Industry concerns and partnerships to address emerging issues / B. Lautner -- International economic considerations concerning agricultural diseases and human health costs of zoonotic diseases / A. Torres -- The cost of disease eradication. Smallpox and bovine tuberculosis / A.M. Nelson -- Economic considerations of agricultural diseases / C. Brown -- Regionalization's potential in mitigating trade losses related to livestock disease entry / A.H. Seitzinger [and others] -- Foreign animal disease agents as weapons in biological warfare / D.R. Franz -- Tools and methods for protection of targets and infrastructures associated with food and agriculture industries / D.L. Huxsoll -- Infecting soft targets. Biological weapons and Fabian forms of indirect grand strategy / R.D. Hickson -- The first step toward building tools and methods for protection / J.D. Douglass, Jr. -- Targeted immune design using RNA immunization / R.R. Garrity -- Sensitive and rapid identification of biological threat agents / J.A. Higgins [and others] -- United States of America v. Ray Wallace Mettetal, Jr. Preliminary observations / R.B. Fitzgerald, Jr. -- Terrorism overview / P.S. Probst -- The changing biological warfare threat. Anti-crop and anti-animal agents / S.A. Watson -- Trends in American agriculture. Their implications for biological warfare against crop and animal resources / W.A. Deen -- Agroterrorism. Agricultural infrastructure vulnerability / J. van Bredow [and others] -- The need for a coordinated response to food terrorism. The Wisconsin experience / N.J. Neher -- The threat of bioterrorism to U.S. Agriculture / M.V. Dunn -- Where have all my pumpkins gone? The vulnerability of insect pollinators / B.H. Thompson -- The role of pesticides in agricultural crop protection / N.N. Ragsdale -- The status and role of vaccines in the U.S. food animal industry. Implications for biological terrorism / P.L. Nara -- Exotic diseases of citrus. Threats for introduction? / R.H. Brlansky -- What should the G8 do about the biological warfare threat to international food safety? / W. Barnaby -- A domestic legislative agenda for improving food safety and safeguards from terrorist attacks on the U.S. food supplies and U.S. Agricultural interests / L. King
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Link Original (DLC) 99057144 (OCoLC)42834149
Subject Food industry and trade -- Defense measures -- Congresses
Food industry and trade -- Defense measures -- United States -- Congresses
Agriculture -- Defense measures -- Congresses
Agriculture -- Defense measures -- United States -- Congresses
Food Industry -- organization & administration
Agriculture -- organization & administration
Security Measures
Alt Author Frazier, Thomas W
Richardson, Drew C
International Conference on Food and Agricultural Security (1998)
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