Category: Quality

French art gallery discovers more than half its paintings are fake

The shock discovery is made after an art historian notices buildings shown in the paintings were erected after the artist's death.

EU to ban lower-quality branded food!

Studies suggest hundreds of well-known products are inferior to versions sold in the west.

Secrets of business success in new ISO standard

The average lifespan of businesses is shrinking. How to stay afloat in a rapidly changing world? A newly published standard aims to help.

Read all about it – IoT hacking, reputation and workplace safety

This week, how smart devices can be easily hacked in minutes, the importance of reputation management and we explore the new ISO 45001 standard.

Set the Standard – ISO 39001 – Road Safety Management System

Why do organizations need a Road Traffic Safety Management System?

Quality and safety management in today’s shipping industry

The shipping industry has dealt with its fair share of challenges. Skill shortages and security risks pose real threats to shipping organisations everywhere.

Social Responsibility’s influence over Food Safety and Quality

The concept of social responsibility has saturated social media over the last few years and crept into the organizational pillars of many corporations.

ISO Standards and agriculture – Do you trust the food you eat?

From tractors and trailers to methods for testing soils and even fish-farming, ISO Standards play an essential role in feeding the world. As pressure on land and resources increases alongside population, and the demand for high-quality food, efficient farming is more important than ever. ISO Standards enable efficient use of fertilizers and fuel, delivering substantial ...

The dirty secret of ‘African quality’ fuel

The amount of sulphur in some fuel used in Africa is 300 times the level considered safe in Europe. It can cause a lot of respiratory diseases. This video is part of the the BBC‘s So I Can Breathe season. Source: BBC

Enjoy retirement thanks to ISO 9001

Supporting our seniors and helping them to maintain an independent lifestyle has been ACPPAʼs mission for over 30 years. To substantiate its approach, the not-for-profit Group that manages care homes and services for senior citizens has deployed ISO 9001 throughout its management system in the quest for quality services. The once unfavourable image associated with ...

Taking auditing to new level with International Standard under revision

ISO’s popular standard for auditing management systems is under revision and has just reached the first voting stage, a crucial step in its development. Organizations are increasingly turning to management systems, in a quest to be more effective and save time and money. Many companies have several different management systems, each focusing on different areas, ...

8 popular American foods that aren’t what you think they are

Food fraud is a $50 billion annual industry — and you're probably eating some of the evidence. From Kobe beef to Parmesan cheese, restaurants and grocery stores are packed with foods that aren't quite what they seem. Food makers and retailers cutting corners and hiking up prices can result in feeding consumers some less-than-truthful marketing. ...