Animal and Anti-Terrorism - Swindon (UK) 27 March 2014
This is the second module in the Veterinary Forensics and Law course. Delivered by David Bailey it addresses issues of one health and clinical signs of non-kinetic agents- both biological and chemical that can be used on human and non-human animals. Incorporating a One-health approach, the lecture introduces candidates to clinical signs of various agents that animal can acquire from a deliberate or natural exposure to an agent. The course approaches the issue of animals as targets of a terrorist attack and includes teaching on security, intelligence, risk, policy, agri-terrorism, trade and political consequences of terrorism involving animals, food and people.
David Bailey has been delivering lectures on animals and anti-terrorism at counter Terror Expo in London (2012,2013) as well as in Australia (2012) and Brazil (2013).
He is on the UK Department of Environment, Food and Rural affairs (DEFRA) framework agreement as an expert advisor on anti terrorism relating to animals and animal products.