The Brisbane District Court has handed down a suspended jail sentence for the director of a company that illegally imported meat and dairy products from Korea.
Yoo Young Kim, director of CA National Services, pleaded guilty and will pay a $15,000 fine for breaching the Quarantine Act in 2011.
The court heard the products were a high biosecurity risk, because of outbreaks of both foot and mouth disease and avian influenza at the time.
The detection was made during the Department of Agriculture's Operation Hayride.
The Department says it inspected 225 targeted import consignments and more than 300 retail premises.
"The operation yielded an estimated 132 tonnes of prohibited goods including meat and dairy products."
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