Feb. 21, 2020
Bayer says it will open laboratory studies of new pesticides to outside observers. The initiative comes as the company seeks to become more transparent and curry favor with the general public amid mounting legal challenges.
Oct. 16, 2018
Olive groves have lost a lot of their biodiversity, but according to new findings of a study in Andalusia, there still are opportunities for recovery.
Sep. 21, 2018
The unstable weather of the past summer and the lack of resources to fight the fly are to blame for an ominous outlook.
Jun. 14, 2018
To combat the spread of the olive-killing Xylella fastidiosa bacterium, Italian agricultural officials are telling farmers to use pesticides to kill the disease's vectors, three spittlebugs, but this mandate has sparked protests and outrage.
Aug. 27, 2013
Genetically-modified olive flies will be released in a Catalan olive grove if a field trial is approved in Spain.
May. 28, 2013
Pesticide residue limits for olive oil will be raised during trade talks in September, according to Italian Member of Parliament Sergio Silvestris.
Mar. 21, 2013
The Italian company that produces Costco's Kirkland's Best brand has had 98 containers detained after the FDA issued an import alert.