Calls for stronger penalties for serious biosecurity breaches by importers | 7.30

White spot disease is a parasitic infection that’s deadly for prawns – a recent outbreak cost producers about $50 million.

Four years ago 7.30 revealed a seafood importer was under investigation for swapping infected prawns with clean ones to pass inspections. Now we can tell the full story of that company’s prosecution, along with another company accused of breaching biosecurity laws. Michael Atkin reports.


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