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Third of Canadian fish mislabelled within supply chains

Third of Canadian fish mislabelled within supply chains | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

Mislabelling of fish is taking place throughout the supply chain in Canada, according to a report. Researchers at the University of Guelph in Canada found that almost a third (32%) of fish samples analysed were mislabelled. Using DNA barcoding, researchers examined over 200 fish samples, collected from various retailers, processing plants and importers throughout Ontario to analyse where mislabelling of fish is most commonly happening within the supply chain.

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VinylPlus launches “game changing” sustainability mark for PVC building and construction products

VinylPlus launches “game changing” sustainability mark for PVC building and construction products | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

VinylPlus, the European PVC industry’s Voluntary Commitment to sustainable development, has launched a new ‘Product Label’ aimed the building and construction industries.The sustainability mark is designed to make it simpler for customers, purchasers, specifiers and markets to identify the PVC building and construction products delivering the highest functional performance and contribution to sustainability.

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Business attention to sustainable procurement has grown,
increasing both supply and demand for products produced in accordance with sustainability standards.

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