WEEKLY UPDATE 28TH SEPTEMBER TO 2ND October 2020

WEEKLY UPDATE 28TH SEPTEMBER TO 2ND October 2020

UNBS calls for compliance to labelling standards among manufacturers

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has called upon all local manufacturers to comply with the labelling standards and desist from deceptive labelling of their products.

This follows posts making rounds on social media alleging that pork sausages are labelled with ‘Halal’.

Read more here https://blog.unbs.go.ug/?p=11377

Standards can prevent historical structures from burning down

Despite rapid globalisation, with investment flowing across borders, money pouring into construction and the increasing numbers of different professionals operating across the world, the industry currently lacks a consistent set of high-level principles for design, construction and management of buildings for fire safety. For many years, buildings have been designed and built according to an established set of rules intended to meet any and all circumstances.

Read more here https://blog.unbs.go.ug/?p=11382