Reporting going the whole hog

Australia’s biosecurity will be further strengthened by the delivery of a national reporting scheme for the pork industry.

The move brings the pork industry in line with the cattle, sheep and goat industries.

Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, David Littleproud, welcomed mandatory reporting of all pig movements under the National Livestock Identification System (NLIS), which will be introduced by all state and territory governments from this week.

“Strong traceability is a key part of a strong biosecurity system,” Minister Littleproud said.

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