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CSR Stage 10 Amendments: Video Update

Posted on February 20, 2017

Let CARO help you prepare for the Stage 10 Amendments to the Contaminated Sites Regulations with this short video presentation. The Stage 10 Amendments to the Contaminated Site Regulations (CSR) in British Columbia has been a hot topic over the past year.  With the anticipated go-live date of November 2017 looming just around the corner,

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Cow drinking water - CARO finds antibiotics in watershed

Veterinary Antibiotics in Agricultural Runoff in the BC Watershed

Posted on May 16, 2016

Did you know that more than half of all antibiotics used in the world are used on farm animals? Though intended to improve the health and well being of livestock, these veterinary antibiotics are making their way into the environment through agriculture runoff, causing environmental and potential human health issues.  At CARO, we are constantly working

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Pharmaceutical & Personal Care Products Testing

Posted on March 23, 2016

For many years, pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) have been released into the environment.  Less well understood are the effects on the environment by these compounds.  Only through monitoring the levels in the different receiving environments will we have a better understanding of the effects of these compounds.  CARO has been at the forefront

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CARO Technical Seminar: BC CSR Stage 10 Amendments

Posted on March 21, 2016

March 2016 Update: The British Columbia Ministry of Environment has updated some of their information on the Stage 10 Amendment and we thought we would share it.  Please click here for a link to their information on the Stage 10 Amendment.  Below information is still relevant on the topic.  As always please contact us if

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Does Your Water Look Funny?

Posted on March 3, 2016

Just in time for St. Patrick’s day: CARO’s Laboratory Leprechaun has been at it again, hiding his pots of gold in CARO Coolers where our clients are sure to find them.  Place a bottle order today, and you could make away with a portion of his booty! Another Leprechaun will soon be making his way

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Star Wars Contest

Posted on December 12, 2015

CARO’s 2nd Annual Client Appreciation Event was a night to remember, and we are confident that everyone who attended left feeling appreciated!  What better venue than the HR MacMillan Space Centre for a group of Scientists and Engineers to celebrate a great year.  There was definitely no shortage of cheer as we toured through the

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CARO Food Microbiology

Posted on November 13, 2015

For over 28 years CARO Analytical Services has been helping our public and private clients achieve complete peace of mind for their lab testing needs. In order to further support a growing public demand and CARO Food Testing Parameters, we are pleased to announce that we have expanded our testing to include Food Microbiology! Health Authorities have

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The Chemistry of Meat’s Bad Rap

Posted on November 4, 2015

To many people’s groans of dissatisfaction, the World Health Organization (WHO) recently classified the consumption of processed meat as carcinogenic to humans (Group 1).  Further, they classified the consumption of red meat as probably carcinogenic to humans (Group 2A); read about it here.  The definitions of those categories can be found here, as can all the other

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