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Israel Revises National Standards for Toys Israel announces the revision of their national standards SI 562 part 3: migration of certain elements and SI 562 part 7 finger paints to align with latest EN 71 standards. October 18, 2017 Updates
Unipart Rail Joins the Railway Industry Supplier Approval Scheme Unipart Rail is ceritifed as the first company to achieve the RISAS standard for supply chain management processes. October 18, 2017 Business News
EN 60335-2-9 LISTED IN THE OJ OF LVD (HARMONISED STANDARDS UNDER 2014/35/EU) The European Union formulated commission decision (EU) 2017/1357 on July 19, 2017. The standard EN 60335-2-9:2003 shall be listed in the OJ of the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) 2014/35/EU with a restriction. October 17, 2017 Updates
EU Further Amends Proposal for BPA in Food Contact Materials and Articles The EU proposes to further amend its draft legislation on BPA in ‘food contact plastics’ and ‘food contact varnishes or coatings’. If approved, the new provisions could become effective in late 2018. October 16, 2017 Updates
US State of Washington Expands CHCC Reporting List Washington State has recently adopted an amendment to its Children’s Safe Products Act. The new rules will become effective on October 30, 2017. October 13, 2017 Updates
SGS Celebrates World Standards Day 2017: Standards Make Cities Smarter October 14th marks the 47th annual World Standards Day, focusing on how standards make cities smarter. October 13, 2017 Business News
Agriculture & Food Testing in Morocco Operating since 2002, we explore the services offered by our agriculture and food testing laboratory in Casablanca, Morocco, which was acquired by SGS in 2016, from Laagrima. October 12, 2017 Features
Fighting Fraud: Detecting Intentional Adulteration in Milk Growing demand for milk has made it a target for food fraud. How is milk adulterated and how can consumers be protected? October 12, 2017 Features
Fipronil in Eggs – Another Food Issue in Europe Europe’s egg industry has been left reeling by the discovery of fipronil-contaminated eggs. Our experts look at the issues raised and the extent of the contamination. October 12, 2017 Features
Hot Source Issue 16: Fipronil, Sustainability in Aquaculture, Monitoring Mycotoxins, FSMA FSVP Guidance & More As food contamination stories once again hit the headlines – this time in Europe – we take a timely look at the discovery of fipronil-contaminated eggs in 49 countries. October 12, 2017 Business News