More dried fruit moths due to warm temperatures
The dried fruit moth is probably the most important pest in the food processing industry worldwide. It also causes annoyance in the household.
Report Climate and Health
Climate change directly affects humans, plants, animals and soil. Our report summarizes AGES projects implemented along the interface of climate, health and food security to strengthen climate change…
Every year, millions of people worldwide contract dengue fever. This viral disease is considered the most significant mosquito-borne infection in humans.
Asian hornet found near Austria
On 8/22/2023, the Asian hornet Vespa velutina was observed in Hungary near the Austrian border.
The brown marmorated stink bug likes it warm
In the fall, an immigrant among the insects becomes conspicuous again: That's when the brown marmorated stink bugs look for their winter quarters on houses and in apartments, which is annoying, but…
Information on foodborne outbreaks due to Salmonella
Currently, there are foodborne disease outbreaks in Austria, but also in other EU countries, which are probably linked to Salmonella Enteritidis contaminated chicken kebap skewers from Poland. In…
Temperatures have an impact on the spread of West Nile virus
Above-average summer temperatures are considered one of the factors directly influencing the spread of West Nile virus in Europe.