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Announcements

APPEAL FOR HYGIENIC CONDITIONS FOR FOOD PROCESSING UNITS
The Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) is a statutory organization established in 1972 by an Act of Parliament (cap 51:02, as amended), with a mandate to promote standardization of commodities and of their manufacture, production, processing of
PRESENCE OF ROTTEN EGGS, CHICKEN, MEAT, BREAD AND BUNS ON THE MARKET
The Malawi Bureau of Standards has noted through its own investigations that there are some people who are collecting substandard and rotten food stuffs from various producers and tender them for sale at various markets.  Such markets as
New Heavy Mass and Volume Laboratories handed Over and Opened
The Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism, Honourable Joseph Mwanamvekha, MP, on 19th May, 2016 opened a new laboratory for calibration of heavy mass and large volume measuring instruments at the Malawi Bureau of Standards in Blantyre.
National Quality Strategy Launched
Government says it is committed to ensuring that goods made in the country are of very high quality. The Chief Director in the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism, Mr Charles Kambauwa, was speaking in Blantyre on Wednesday, 18 May 2016 during
MBS Holds a Workshop on Better Regulation
The Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) on Thursday 5 May, 2016 held a workshop on “Better Regulation”. The workshop was aimed at reviewing two approaches on how to develop regulations better in line with international best practices and to come up
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Milestones

  • 1972: Establishment under an Act of Parliament (Cap 51.02)
  • 1990: Exports Quality certification Scheme (EQCS) is established
  • 1993: Imports Quality Monitoring Scheme (IQMS) is established
  • 1996: Takes over the responsibilities of the implementation of the Weights and Measures Act (Cap 48.04) from the Ministry of Industry and Trade

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