ANAB Offers Live, Web-Based Training

March 17, 2020

ANAB is now offering a series of live, web-based training courses on accreditation-related requirements and processes to meet the need for continued learning in light of widespread travel restrictions and the need for social distancing.

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Precautionary Measures Regarding COVID-19 Affecting ANAB

March 6, 2020

Given the significant health risks posed by the coronavirus (COVID-19), the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has put in place several precautions, effective until further notice, that affect ANAB as a wholly owned subsidiary of ANSI.

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Dept. of Labor Recognizes Apprenticeship Program for Disabled Veterans

February 27, 2020

The U.S. Department of Labor formally recognized a new National Standards of Apprenticeship program for the Center for Business Acceleration (CBA) at a signing ceremony on February 12, 2020. The apprenticeship includes certificate programs accredited by ANAB, making it the first ANAB-accredited program for disabled veterans.

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Virginia Tech Student Group Seeks Participation in Testing Laboratory Survey

February 13, 2020

The Consulting Group at Virginia Tech, a student organization, is seeking participants to take a brief survey as part of study of testing laboratories.

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ANAB Accredits DNV GL Business Assurance USA, Inc., to Certify Foreign Food Supplies Under FSMA Program

February 13, 2020

ANAB has accredited DNV GL Business Assurance USA, Inc., in accordance with ISO/IEC 17065Conformity assessmentRequirements for bodies certifying products, processes, and services, and pertinent certification scheme requirements and regulations under the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

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ANAB Accredits BSI Group ANZ Pty Ltd. to Certify Foreign Food Supplies Under FSMA Program

February 13, 2020

ANAB has accredited BSI Group ANZ Pty Ltd. in accordance with ISO/IEC 17065Conformity assessmentRequirements for bodies certifying products, processes, and services, and pertinent certification scheme requirements and regulations under the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

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ANAB Launches Accreditation Program for Global Retail and Manufacturer Alliance Certification

February 7, 2020

ANAB has launched a new pilot accreditation program for the Global Retail and Manufacturer Alliance (GRMA) certification scheme. The scheme focuses on a wide range of non-food product categories, including dietary supplements, consumer products, over-the-counter (OTC) drugs, cosmetics, and personal care products.

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Stephen Dale Receives ANAB’s Third Annual Burgess Assessor Award

February 3, 2020

Stephen Dale is the recipient of the third annual Terry Burgess Assessor of the Year Award, which was presented in conjunction with the ANAB assessor development sessions held January 20-24 in Washington, DC. The award, which was established in 2017 to honor the memory of a valued ANAB employee, recognizes outstanding service by an ANAB contract assessor.

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ANAB Accreditation Bolsters NYPD Forensics to Support Crime Investigations

December 12, 2019

The New York City Police Department (NYPD) Latent Print Section recently attained accreditation from the ANAB. The NYPD unit is responsible for analyzing, comparing, and identifying latent prints and photographs gathered by the Crime Scene Unit and other departments.

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ILI Approves ANAB to Accredit Cannabis Testing Labs

December 2, 2019

The Independent Laboratories Institute (ILI) has approved the ANAB as an approved accreditation body through ILI’s Cannabis National Laboratory Accreditation Program (CanNaLAP).

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