News and Events

17
Jun
2011

TBS blocks substandard gas oil consignment

Notices | Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) has blocked 5,000 metric tonnes of gas oil (diesel) destined for the local market, for safety reasons.The consignment arrived at the Dar es Salaam Port on 13th June, 2011 from the United Arab Emirates aboard MT. Gulf Jumeirah and the consignee has been identified as Addax Energy SA. Read More
11
Jun
2011

Accreditation: Supporting the work of regulators

Director General's Messages | June 9 every year is World Accreditation Day. The day is celebrated worldwide with the aim of raising awareness on the importance of accreditation to industry, regulators, conformity assessment service providers, users of the accredited services and customers at large. World Accreditation Day (WAD) is a global initiative jointly established by the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) to raise awareness of the importance of accreditation… Read More
24
May
2011

Farmers Urged to Embrace Packaging Skills

News Articles | People involved in commercial farming and business have been urged to adhere to packaging standards and skills so as to be able to compete in the local and international markets.
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23
Mar
2011

Food Safety, Quality Vital: Government

News Articles | The government has emphasized the importance of food safety and quality in its efforts to stimulate local markets and exports. Read More
23
Mar
2011

TBS Urged to Discipline Offending Government Bodies

News Articles | The government has directed the Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) to take action against government institutions which do not comply with set standards in their activities.
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23
Mar
2011

TBS Bans 2-Stroke Motorcycles

Notices | Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) has prohibited motorcycles with two stroke engines on environmental concerns, and has recommended 4 stroke ones Read More
13
Dec
2010

Chami Promises TBS Mandate Extension to the Isles

News Articles | The Minister for Industry and Trade, Hon. Dr. Cyril Chami has promised to work on the possibility of Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) getting a legal mandate to operate in Zanzibar. Read More
03
Dec
2010

Dealers in Flour, Edible Oil, Bread Urged to Conform to Standards

News Articles | Tanzania Bureau of Standards has called upon dealers in wheat flour, maize flour, bread and edible fat and oil to abide by the national standards for the products. Read More