Livestock sabotage <ul><li>World War I, 1915 to 1918 </li></ul><ul><li>German agents swab horses and mules with anthrax an...
World War II <ul><li>Japan uses rinderpest and anthrax against the Soviet Union and Mongolia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In 1931...
Modern agricultural terrorism <ul><li>1979: The Arab Revolutionary Council poisons Israeli oranges with mercury, disruptin...
Domestic bioterrorism <ul><li>1984, Sept. 9-Oct. 10: Wasco County, Oregon </li></ul><ul><ul><li>People who ate at salad ba...
 
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David Silverberg- Terrorism Against the Food Industry - Impacting Food Safety and Security

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Terrorism Against the Food Industry - Impacting Food Safety and Security, David Silverberg, Founding Editor, Homeland Security Today, from the 2010 Animal Ag Alliance Stakeholder's Summit: Truth, Lies and Videotape: Is Activism Jeopardizing Our Food Security?, April 28 - 29, 2010, Washington, DC, USA.

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  1. 4. Livestock sabotage <ul><li>World War I, 1915 to 1918 </li></ul><ul><li>German agents swab horses and mules with anthrax and glanders </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Locations: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Romania </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Norway </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Argentina </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>United States </li></ul></ul>
  2. 5. World War II <ul><li>Japan uses rinderpest and anthrax against the Soviet Union and Mongolia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In 1931, Japanese agents attempted to poison a League of Nations delegation with cholera-tainted fruit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The effort failed </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 6. Modern agricultural terrorism <ul><li>1979: The Arab Revolutionary Council poisons Israeli oranges with mercury, disrupting Israeli trade. </li></ul><ul><li>1989: Some Chilean grapes are poisoned with cyanide. The United States and Canada recall all Chilean fruit, costing hundreds of millions of dollars and bankrupting over 100 Chilean growers. </li></ul>
  4. 7. Domestic bioterrorism <ul><li>1984, Sept. 9-Oct. 10: Wasco County, Oregon </li></ul><ul><ul><li>People who ate at salad bars fall ill with salmonella poisoning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One year after the incident police crack the case based on the confession of Krishna Deva </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>It was an attempt to tilt the county election by sickening voters </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bhagwan Sri Rajneesh was arrested on immigration fraud charges and deported to India </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The cult moved to Pune, India </li></ul></ul></ul>

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