More than 300kg of meat was seized by Border officials and tests by the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute
in Belfast confirmed traces of the virus.
"This is supported by a number of independent reports from organisations like the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute
and the Livestock and Meat Commission.
The reports come after the publication of a comprehensive review by the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute
which looked at possible trade policy scenarios post-Brexit.
The report, carried out by the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute
(AFBI) in Dublin in conjunction with the University of Missouri, looked at the impact of three different post-Brexit trade scenarios on agriculture in Wales and the rest of the UK.
The group also called at the Agri-food and Biosciences Institute
in Hillsborough to hear of research into reducing the carbon footprint of cattle.
Margaret is a Principal Scientific Officer and Project Leader at the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute
(AFBI), based in Belfast and is also an Honorary Reader in the School of Biological Sciences at Queen's University, Belfast, UK.
Editors Boyle (pig development, Teagasc, Ireland), O'Connell (animal behavior and welfare, Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute
, Northern Ireland) and Hanlon (agriculture, food science and veterinary medicine, U.
Scientists at the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute
in Belfast are trying to establish if that is happening in Northern Ireland yet.
The warning comes from the Farmers' Union of Wales and follows publication of a joint report - by Queen's University, Belfast; the Northern Ireland Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute
, and the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute of University of Missouri - on the impact of changes to the European CAP proposed by Defra and the UK Treasury back in 2005.