Food safety ranks high on the list of concerns for consumers, regulators, producers and retailers, as evidenced by The ISO Survey of Management System Standard Certifications – 2011, which recorded at least 19,980 ISO 22000:2005 certificates in 140 countries, a growth of 8 % compared to 2010.
Standards. They are not just for experts, our safety and security depend on them. For instance, having the same public information symbols everywhere means that, no matter where we are, we will know what to do in an emergency. One example among many! This special issue of ISO Focus+ features short, accessible articles that reveal which standards matter most to you and how they can significantly improve your quality of life.
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Male latex condoms and other mechanical contraceptives are used to prevent unwanted pregnancies as well as sexually transmitted infections such as the human immunodeficiency or HIV virus responsible for AIDS. Although male and female mechanical contraceptives are not 100 % effective, they make a significant contribution to our health and have saved many from illness and even death.