Farmers in South Sudan strive to meet global food standards

SOUTH SUDAN – Small farmers in South Sudan are taking steps towards meeting global food standards, joining cooperatives and undergoing trainings in everything from safety to climate-resilient farming techniques. This is through the International Trade Centre’s South Sudan: Jobs Creation and Trade Development project which aims to increase the competitiveness of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) and employment opportunities…

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Egyptian Organization for Standardization and Quality Control re-elected as ARSO member

EGYPT – The Egyptian Organization for Standardization and Quality Control (EOS) has recently been re-elected as member of the board of the African Organization for Standardization (ARSO) from 2022 until 2025. This came during voting held on the sidelines of meetings hosted by the Cameroonian capital under “The Standards We Want – African Union Agenda 2063 and African. The Role…

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Amanda Bosse takes helm as CEO  of Certified Group

U.S – Amanda Bosse has joined testing and regulatory consulting services provider Certified Group as its new CEO, succeeding John Bellinger, who will remain with the company as its Chairman. Bosse brings over 20 years of global experience in pharmaceutical and science led service businesses. She has experience in growing complex service businesses in regulated environments, building and enabling high-performing…

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SPX FLOW launches new Aseptic Rapid Recovery System offering enhanced food safety

U.S – SPX FLOW, Inc., a provider of process solutions for the nutrition, health and industrial markets, has announced a new APV Aseptic Rapid Recovery System for high value and sensitive products – a first with this design. The new technology, featuring steam barriers and pressurization, offers dairy and plant-based processors a sustainable way to increase productivity, reduce waste and…

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Audit discovers gaps in Iceland’s food safety control system

ICELAND – The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) has directed Iceland to reinforce its official controls on food of non-animal origin after an audit in March discovered gaps in its control system. The EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) audits Iceland to verify that official control systems monitoring the safety of food and feed, animal health and welfare are in compliance with…

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