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ISO 16890 – an explanation

20 August 2017 | By

As of January 2017, the new test standard ISO 16890 for filter testing and assessment replaced the previous standards EN 779 (Europe) and ASHRAE 52.2 (USA). It will have sole validity from the middle of 2018 onwards. Though the primary impact of ISO 16890 will be on air quality, this…

Why improve and harmonise food safety regulations?

13 June 2017 | By

Food regulations are needed to protect consumers. Existing regulations, however, may affect food security without any contribution to product safety and hence do not protect consumers. Moreover, laws and regulations differ between countries. In this article Huub Lelieveld, GHI-Association; c/o Department of Food Science and Technology, Universität für Bodenkultur discusses…