SKNBS EXTENDS BUILDING AND INNOVATES WITH SOLAR ENERGY

By Marcus Natta

              https://sknis.kn/sknbs-extends-building-and-innovates-with-solar-energy/   Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 05, 2018 (SKNIS): The St. Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards (SKNBS), today, June 05, commemorated the successful completion of its capital project of extending its building and installing a Roof-top Solar/PV System. Speaking at the brief ceremony, Jasemin Weekes, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry…

CARIBBEAN SUB-REGIONAL PREPARATORY MEETING FOR THE 2017 MEETING OF THE CONFERENCE OF THE PARTIES TO THE MINAMATA CONVENTION (COP 1) AND INTRODUCTORY MULTILATERAL ENVIRONMENTAL AGREEMENTS NEGOTIATION TRAINING

By Marcus Natta

The Basel Convention Regional Centre for Training and Technology Transfer for the Caribbean Region (BCRC-Caribbean) held a three (3) day workshop during the period September 12-14, 2017 in Trinidad. The meeting was attended by delegates from 13 countries in the Caribbean Region, including Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis,…

World Accreditation Day 2017

By Marcus Natta

9 June 2017 marks World Accreditation Day as a global initiative, jointly established by the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC), to raise awareness of the importance of accreditation. This year’s theme focuses on delivering confidence in construction and the built environment. To help explain the use of accredited conformity…

NOTICE

By Marcus Natta

THE ST.KITTS AND NEVIS BUREAU OF STANDARDS OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED ON THURSDAY 16TH MARCH, 2017 DUE TO THE FUNERAL SERVICE OF OUR LATE PERMANENT SECRETARY CHARLETON EDWARDS. NORMAL OPERATIONS WILL RESUME ON FRIDAY. 17TH MARCH, 2017. WE APOLOGISE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE

Sabra Dipping Company Issues Voluntary Recall Of Certain Hummus Products Because Of Possible Health Risks

By Marcus Natta

Colonial Heights, VA – Sabra Dipping Co., LLC is voluntarily recalling certain hummus products made prior to November 8, 2016 due to concerns over Listeria monocytogenes, which was identified at the manufacturing facility but not in tested finished product. The recall includes the products listed below; these were distributed to retail outlets, including food service…

Oriental Packing Co. Inc. Issues Alert On Lead In Curry Powder

By Marcus Natta

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition Food Safety Alerts Oriental Packing Co. Inc. Issues Alert On Lead In Curry Powder 08/18/2016 08:12 PM EDT Oriental Packing Co., Inc., Miami, Florida is recalling approximately 377,000 lbs. of the following blended seasoning curry products because it is contaminated with lead. Lead…

UPDATE on Public Advisory – Island Purified Water

By Marcus Natta

Basseterre, St. Kitts – The St. Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards in an update to its Public Advisory sent on July 23, 2016 wishes to inform the general public that corrective measures were swiftly taken at the Island Purified Water production plant at the Newton Ground Location. The corrective measures included, among other things, halting production and…