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Dairies, farms take steps to prevent terror attacks

Mark VanderDussen spends the early morning hours at his Corona dairy making certain his three access gates are locked, his equipment’s clean and that no strangers are lurking about. At his Syann Dairy, milk is as precious as gold. It’s tested before being shipped, tested again before it’s unloaded from his tanker and retested for contaminants so it can be cleared for consumption. Floodlights surround the farm, and a new night security officer watches over its 2,000 head of cattle from dusk till dawn. California milk is shipped to nearly 48 states. VanderDussen knows there’s no room for error. His greatest enemy is one he can’t see, but one the federal government is spending billions of dollars to fight: A virus. Biological terrorism is no longer something out of science fiction, but a real threat, one the California Department of Food and Agriculture is racing against time to preempt. Full Story

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