agroterrorism

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agroterrorism

(ˌæɡrəʊˈtɛrərɪzəm)
n
(Military) the use of biological agents as weapons against agricultural and food-supply industries
[C20: from agro- + terrorism]
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Among the risks highlighted in this year's edition are risks posed by the use of social media for punitive purposes against business and brand reputation, and the massive impact an agriterrorism attack could have on the food supply chain in the U.
25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Animal disease response training sessions happening around Pennsylvania will enable farmers, veterinarians and first responders to become frontline defenders against animal illness or agriterrorism, Agriculture Secretary Russell C.
In addition, a veterinarian discussed the possible threat and planning efforts related to agriterrorism.