Category: Health & Safety

Calgary, Alberta unveils 4 new smart city initiatives

The City of Calgary unveiled four new smart city initiatives designed to improve air quality, disabled services, climate and speed of play on its golf courses.

How bacteria can save children’s lives

A ground-breaking new project in Bangladesh could help reduce the life-long health problems that come from childhood malnourishment – by focusing on the gut.

6 airplane foods you should avoid, according to food safety experts

Incorrect holding temperatures is the number one reason for food-borne illness on a worldwide basis.

Nepal: Quake survivors can avail six types of soft loan from banks

The National Reconstruction Authority is preparing to launch a comprehensive post-reconstruction rehabilitation programme for earthquake and natural disaster victims.

Most significant food safety change in 25 years?

In the last 25 years, what was the most significant food safety change?

Improving medication management through communication and collaboration

When it comes to medication error, transitioning from one healthcare setting to another is a particularly high-risk period for many patients.

Caffeine 101

Nearly 90% of the United States population has at least one caffeinated beverage every day.

ISO standards help develop new toilet technology that will save millions of lives

New ISO International Standard for revolutionary sanitation systems launched at the Reinvented Toilet Expo, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, held in Beijing.

Improving farm safety: standards for agricultural machinery just updated

The series of standards ISO 25119 is widely used by the agricultural industry and its suppliers and has recently been updated.

International Standards make things work!

ISO has published 22380 International Standards and related documents, covering almost every industry, from technology, to food safety, to agriculture and healthcare. ISO International Standards impact everyone, everywhere.

Multi-country outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes linked to consumption of salmon products

Ready-to-eat salmon products, such as cold-smoked and marinated salmon, are the likely source of an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes that has affected Denmark, Germany and France since 2015.

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