U.S. and Poland Host Agro-Terrorism and Bioterrorism Seminar

U.S. Embassy Warsaw Charge d’Affairs Eric Green and Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Undersecretary of State Rafał Romanowski welcomed officials from eight countries to a two-day (September 19-20) seminar on agro-terrorism and bioterrorism in Warsaw. The seminar is a bilateral effort by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Agriculture and Polish Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. Participants include animal and plant health authorities, national and local food safety officials, first responders, and law enforcement officers from throughout the region.  This is the first time this course has been offered outside of the United States. The participating countries included Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia and the United States.