Aug. 14, 2017
Plans to release genetically engineered moths in upstate New York to control invasive pests have been approved by the USDA.
Jan. 3, 2017
Despite delays, British Biotech Company Oxitec is still confident that their genetically modified strain of olive flies will reach further trial stages, but there's a long way to go before growers can access these insects to their advantage.
Jan. 12, 2014
A British biotech firm hopes a field trial of its modified fly will still go ahead despite recently withdrawing its application.
Sep. 18, 2013
Oxitec CEO Hadyn Parry said the world’s first field trial of a genetically-modified olive fly could start in Catalonia next year.
Aug. 27, 2013
Genetically-modified olive flies will be released in a Catalan olive grove if a field trial is approved in Spain.