The Guardian reported on 14th August reported that 2 pig farmers will be jailed after being convicted of illegally importing Danish pig semen concealed in shampoo bottles. A minister is quoted as saying that breaches of biosecurity laws would not be tolerated. The company involved, GD Pork, which is a subsidiary of a Danish company, received a fine of $500,000 but is in liquidation. An administrators’ report on the business said it borrowed an extra A$10.26 million from lenders after raids on premises by the authorities, but failed to inform the lenders of any potential prosecution.
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