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Tour of Metrology and National Agricultural Diagnostic Facility (NADF) Laboratories

Tour of Metrology and National Agricultural Diagnostic Facility (NADF) Laboratories On Friday 17th May 2024, a tour of the Metrology Lab of the Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) and the National Agricultural Diagnostic Facility (NADF) was conducted as part of the observance of World Metrology Day. World Metrology Day is celebrated annually on the […]

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Saint Lucia: A Comprehensive Approach to Tackling Nanoplastics in Prepackaged Food

Saint Lucia: A Comprehensive Approach to Tackling Nanoplastics in Prepackaged Food As concerns surrounding the potential impact of nano-plastics on human health and the environment become more prevalent, we explore the potential health risks associated with nanoplastics, delve into the regulatory measures proposed for Saint Lucia, and discuss eco-friendly alternatives. Nanoplastics: Unraveling the Unknowns: Nanoplastics,

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Consultancy Opportunity

“TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE IN PACKAGING AND LABELLING TO MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES (MSMEs) IN SAINT LUCIA” CONSULTANCY SERVICES TO FACILITATE MSMEs ACCESS TO LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL MARKETS THROUGH PACKAGING AND LABELLING TECHNIQUES The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards wishes to procure consultancy services in the following 3 areas: Training in current packaging and labelling trends

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Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) and Civil Servant’s Association (CSA) Sign Collective Agreement

Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) and Civil Servant’s Association (CSA) Sign Collective Agreement The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) and the Saint Lucia Civil Service Association (CSA) have signed a Collective Labour agreement (CLA) in respect of the period ending May 31, 2023. The agreement speaks to the terms and conditions of employment

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Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards Hosts International Measurement Science Conference

Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards Hosts International Measurement Science Conference The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) in collaboration with Inter American Metrology System, ([SIM] by its acronym in Spanish), is pleased to hold the Annual General Assembly and SIM Week from 31st October 2022 to 4th November 2022 in Saint Lucia. The island will

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Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards awarded ISO 17020 Accreditation

Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards awarded ISO 17020 Accreditation The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) is pleased to inform that it has added another achievement to its list of successes, the accreditation of the SLBS Compliance Department to ISO/IEC 17020:2012 Conformity assessment — Requirements for the operation of various types of bodies performing inspection.

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Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point Training

HACCP Food Safety – Training in the Principles and Implementation Introduction Food safety is everyone’s responsibility. Farmers and growers, manufacturers and processors, food handlers and consumers, all have a responsibility to assure that food is safe and suitable for consumption. Outbreaks of food-borne illness are at best unpleasant; at worst, they can be fatal. Other

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