KENYA – Bureau Veritas, a world leader in laboratory testing, inspection and certification services, will be showcasing their innovative solutions at the 2022 Africa Food Safety Summit scheduled to take place from July 20-22 at the Emara Ole Sereni Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya.
Established in 1828, the Group has 80,000 employees located in more than 1,600 offices and laboratories around the globe.
Bureau Veritas helps its clients improve their performance by offering services and innovative solutions in order to ensure that their assets, products, infrastructure and processes meet standards and regulations in terms of quality, health and safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.
It tests for compliance with applicable standards, regulations and specifications, performing laboratory and on-site testing for manufacturing and process industries, benefitting from a large network of laboratories operating worldwide.
It also carries out on-site inspections to ensure that products, services, assets and installations are manufactured or operating as intended.
These inspections are designed to control quality, verify quantity and meet regulatory requirements. Our inspection services give companies confidence in the reliability and integrity of their products, assets and systems.
Further, Bureau Veritas serves as an independent third party and accredited certification body, where it attests that management systems, services and people comply with specific national and international standards.
It currently holds accreditations from 85 international bodies and 152,000+ valid certificates of management systems.
In May this year, it launched its third U.S. microbiology laboratory, based in Reno, Nevada. The facility will conduct rapid pathogen testing and microbiology indicator analyses for the agri-food sector.
Last year, it launched a laboratory in Mombasa, Kenya, to serve the Eastern Africa region- having launched its first laboratory in the region in 2014.
About 2022 Africa Food Safety Summit
The 2022 Africa Food Safety Summit in partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB) is Africa’s premier and largest international food safety, quality management and conformity conference and exhibition.
The Summit brings together regional and global experts and stakeholders to share the latest trends in science and technology; regulations, standards and compliance; operations and sustainable adoption of food safety practices and technologies in the entire agriculture and food value chain in Africa.
Held in physical and virtual format, the Summit aims at providing the platform to boost quality, food safety and conformity in Africa and the region’s fast rising food and agriculture sector that will enhance trade in local, regional and global markets.
The 2022 edition of the Summit will be held together with the AFMASS Youth Summit – a pan-African mentorship, networking and capacity building platform for university students and young professionals and budding start-up entrepreneurs in Africa’s food and agriculture sector.
To attend the summit, register at; https://summit.foodsafetyafrica.net
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