New Measures against Xylella Fastidiosa adopted by Commission

New measures against Xylella fastidiosa, one of the most dangerous plant bacteria known worldwide, were officially adopted by the Commission yesterday, following the endorsement of Member States experts on 15th April 2016. These measures update some elements of the existing emergency provisions (Decision (EU) 789/2015), and take into account the evolution of Xylella fastidiosa in … Continue reading New Measures against Xylella Fastidiosa adopted by Commission

FVO reports – Import controls for plant health in Italy and Xylella fastidiosa crisis

In case you are still surprised about the Xylella fastidiosa outbreak in the Region Apulia, in the south of Italy, which between 2014 and 2015 nearly destroyed the Italian olives harvest, you should read the following Food and Veterinary Office’s reports (n. 2014-7327, Nov. 2014, 2015-7212, June 2015 and 2015-7580, Nov. 2015) and my former … Continue reading FVO reports – Import controls for plant health in Italy and Xylella fastidiosa crisis