White spot disease: prawn farmers say import ban too late | Australia news | The Guardian “Was it a Trump Company?”

A prawn importer suspected of deliberately evading biosecurity controls to bring infected produce into the country is expected to face criminal charges as authorities try to contain a white spot disease outbreak in Australia.But prawn producers say the indefinite import ban has come too late: the government’s own agricultural quarantine agency, Biosecurity Australia, warned six years ago that the risk of the disease being introduced to Australia by the importation of green (raw) prawns was high.

Source: White spot disease: prawn farmers say import ban too late | Australia news | The Guardian