White spot disease in prawns prompts imported uncooked produce ban

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[First published on] RECREATIONAL fishers have renewed calls for a ban on the importation of uncooked prawns after the discovery of the devastating white spot disease in Queensland prawns. Australia had been the only major prawn-growing country free of the highly contagious white spot virus, until it was found earlier this month on prawn farms between Brisbane and the Gold …

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Restrictions imposed in Logan River to contain prawn disease

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Penalties apply to people who breach the movement control order. Biosecurity Queensland has completed destocking and disinfection of one of the infected properties and will continue containment and control measures on the second and third properties today. Surveillance of all properties in the area is continuing. It is crucial that all farmers monitor their stock closely and report any unusual …

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