Friday, July 12, 2024

BSTI to establish 69 more labs

The Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) will set up 69 new laboratories by 2041, including 21 to analyse physical standards of goods for certification, said BSTI Director General Md Nazrul Anwar on Monday. Government institutions and the private sector are working together to upgrade the country’s testing, certification and quality compliance regime regarding rooftop ... Read more

Exporters face undue obstacles: BSTI DG

Country’s export-oriented manufacturers are facing undue obstacles related to the standards and accreditation in the Indian market, alleged director general of the Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution AK Fazlul Ahad on Sunday. Referring to a recent views-exchange meeting

2/3 of foods not certified

In absence of a national food control system, two-thirds of the total food items hit the market without any quality check, according to facts revealed at a discussion organised by The Daily Star and RDRS Bangladesh yesterday. Some 150 food items that include everything from rice to fish, vegetable to meat and from edible oil to baby ... Read more