Off-flavor in canned olives: Tests show application of certain insecticides to olive trees will produce musty flavor in the fruit
Reese H. Vaughn
Hudson T. Hartmann
California Agriculture 8(10):13-14. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v008n10p13.
Abstract not Available – first paragraph follows:
Benzene hexachloride–lindane and B.H.C.–applied to olive trees before harvest will result in a moldy, musty off-flavor in the canned olives, according to the results of tests initiated in July 1953.