S&T worked with the Borders, Trade, and Immigration Institute Center of Excellence on cutting-edge forensic science to identify the country of origin of imported honey.
Food and Agriculture
S&T is studying how anhydrous ammonia behaves during a potential leak or spill, whether accidental or intentional, in order to inform planning efforts in communities across the nation.
S&T collaborates with DHS experts to ensure that the food we eat and our agricultural supply are safe.
With up to a 100 percent mortality rate in pigs, African Swine Fever continues to spread in Asia, Europe and Africa. DHS S&T is meeting this emerging threat now with a newly published Master Question List.
S&T released today the ASF Master Question List (MQL), a comprehensive resource that provides an up-to-date authoritative summary of publicly available information about the virus to promote coordinated research and improved emergency response preparedness.
African Swine Fever (ASF) is a high-threat foreign animal disease that is highly transmissible and results in up to 100% mortality in swine.
Funding intended to ensure visibility into food supply chains from farm to point of purchase.
S&T’s patent-pending process for foot-and-mouth disease vaccine creation is a global game-changer for one of the most destructive livestock diseases on the planet.
The Department of Homeland Security, with the support of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), has announced a temporary final rule to change certain H-2A requirements to help U.S. agricultural employers avoid disruptions in lawful agricultural-related employment, protect the nation’s food supply chain, and lessen impacts from the coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency. These temporary flexibilities will not weaken or eliminate protections for U.S. workers.
DHS S&T and MatMaCorp completed a successful evaluation of a field-deployable genetic test to detect African Swine Fever (ASF) virus in infected pigs and pork products.