A new pest is worrying California avocado growers. The Asian shot hole borer was first discovered in Los Angeles County in 2003 and has been causing quite the fuss as they have been shown to also affect avocado crops.
After tracing the source of the Salmonella outbreak, Oregon officials are warning consumers to check their homes for hazelnuts originating from the Schmidt Farm and Nursery farm stand and to immediately discard them.
The number of reported pests has decreased in products imported into the European Union. This conclusion can be drawn from the latest report of the European Union Notification System EUROPHYT for plant health and pests.