Xylella fastidiosa: UK secures added EU protections

Xylella fastidiosa: UK secures added EU protections

The European Commission’s Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed (SCOPAFF) has approved (Thursday 19 October) increased protections against Xylella fastidiosa. The plant disease has devastated olive plantations in southern Italy and is killing plants and trees in areas across Europe. Last month the Environment Secretary Michael Gove wrote to the European Commission stressing […]