Aug. 18, 2015
Following a confirmed infection of the deadly bacterium, the French ministry of agriculture has announced measures to contain its spread.
Aug. 16, 2015
Further unsettling the Greek political landscape, the Greek Parliament and the Eurogroup approved a controversial package Friday.
Jul. 27, 2015
The document points out that Xylella fastidiosa is one of the world’s deadliest plant bacteria and the only confirmed outbreak in the EU is in Apulia.
Jul. 27, 2015
Mainland France is also in danger should the dreaded disease spreads, as up until now the only solution is to uproot trees.
Jul. 21, 2015
Despite a wrenching drought and a widening debate over California's water supply, forecasts for the 2015 olive harvest are surprisingly upbeat.
Jul. 18, 2015
With its economy depressed and banks closed, Greece accepted more harsh austerity measures and reforms in order to begin negotiations with European institutions and the IMF for a third bailout loan, barely avoiding a Grexit.
Jul. 14, 2015
The bombshell report would prove to be a game changer, cited countless times to illustrate the exploits of unscrupulous olive oil producers.
Jul. 10, 2015
Days after Greek voters rejected a proposal for austerity measures, their government submitted a similar plan. Meetings this weekend could determine whether Greece will remain in the eurozone.
Jun. 28, 2015
A Greek agency's refusal to recognize tyrosol derivatives is based not on any scientific evidence, but on misguided wordplay.