Daily Archives: November 9, 2011

When is a standard not a standard?

When it’s a double standard. Inspectors accredit private laboratories to an ISO standard in a less rigorous way than they do EC Official Control Laboratories or National Reference Laboratories. Private laboratories can be cheap because they pay for poorly trained … Continue reading

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