Old man’s hand holding a wooden crate filled with fresh vegetables.
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When 193 governments came together to agree a common framework to tackle 17 major world issues by 2030, standards were seen as critical to help achieve the United Nations agenda for sustainable development. With over 1 600 standards for the food production sector alone, ISO certainly has the means....
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Why do food safety outbreaks continue to happen? We live in a global food economy and most people purchase and consume foods produced thousands of miles away that are often packaged in bulk to simplify food preparation at home and in restaurants. This leaves plenty of opportunity for pathogens to flourish...
Hands placed atop a row of ring binders.
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Management systems help organizations achieve their objectives, and auditing them makes good business sense. The International Standard for auditing management systems has just been updated, giving more guidance than ever before. 
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Rising earth temperatures are causing chaos and we need to act now. A new International Standard helps governments and industry take action towards reducing the damage.
Pots simmering on a wood-burning mud stove.
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Each year, millions of lives are adversely affected by smoke released from cooking on open fires or simple stoves fuelled by wood, charcoal and dung. The much-awaited series of international guidelines for safer cookstoves, just published, aims to help.
Farmers’ market stall displaying a variety of organic vegetables.
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With over two hundred diseases spread through the food chain, it’s clear that safe, sustainable food production is one of our greatest challenges. Globalization of the food trade further complicates food safety and the new edition of ISO 22000 on food safety management systems presents a timely response.
A smart farm automation robot assistant, picking strawberries.
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Can we trust current food security systems? Specialists explain why the new edition of ISO 22000 is a timely response to the growing global challenges to food safety.
A woman passing through a green field in Benin, Africa.
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Nigeria’s agricultural sector is developing fast, and standards are being used to unleash the potential of its agri-food industry.
As Quality Manager at Danish ingredients company KMC, Marianne Dam explains the many benefits ISO 22000 brings to food management systems.
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Improving safety is a key objective of most industries and boosting the quality of the products and services that contribute to safety is necessary to achieve it. The nuclear sector is set to benefit with a new ISO standard that does just that.