Topic: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
Giant African snail: Discovered in Brisbane, authorities immediately dispatched the Giant African snail. The giant, non-native pest has a voracious appetite for more than 500 types of crops.
The elm seed bug, which resembles a small cockroach and is usually found in Europe, has been spotted in Idaho.
Experts say bacterial contamination like E. Coli poses a much greater threat of food-borne illness.
Khapra beetle is discovered in rice shipment from India. US interceptions of khapra beetle are up dramatically this year.
08/25/2011 10:49 am
An internal government report says dogs are dying in 'puppy mills' and those that survive are living in horrific conditions, due to lax enforcement of large kennels.
05/25/2010 04:39 pm
Commercially produced bumblebees may be detrimental to wild bumblebees.
01/13/2010 11:42 am