Category Archives: CARO News

Texting Alert Sign Up

Posted on May 8, 2018

Sign up for CARO’s FREE Text Notification Service Today! We know you’re busy. You don’t have time to sit around the office waiting for your analytical data to come through your inbox. But what if you didn’t have to wait – what if you could be notified personally the instant your data is ready, no

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BC Water Week 2018

Posted on May 6, 2018

At CARO we feel every week is water week as it is so important. That being said, this week is special as May 6-12 is BC Water Week, an event held by the British Columbia Water and Waste Association (BCWWA). The event raises awareness about water quality and helps educate everyone about the people and

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CARO’s New Brand Vision

Posted on April 13, 2018

“Charismatic Scientists driven to make the world safer and healthier” Does the video not show up for you? Check out our new company video here. Sounds a little crazy for a testing lab, right? We thought so too until we really took a step back from the day to day business and had a good

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Microplastics Found in 90% of Bottled Water

Posted on March 16, 2018

Plastics are very useful for so much in this world. Unfortunately, the management of the waste must be drastically improved if we want to keep this world a safe and healthy environment. The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced a review on the potential risks of plastics in our drinking water. They released a new study

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Analyse This!

Posted on February 23, 2018

The Man Who Saved a Country Professor Pat Sandra founded RIC, or the Research Institute for Chromatography, in Belgium.  As one of the world’s leading separation scientists he had to jump into action to save Belgium’s agricultural industry.  What happened? First, chicken farmers started to notice that eggs weren’t hatching.  The chickens were starting to

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Omnibus Stage 10 Halloween Costume

NEW Stage 10 CSR Packages

Posted on October 30, 2017

November 1st is finally here, and for all the folks starting new projects or carrying over existing sites under the new BC Contaminated Sites Regulations (AKA BC CSR Stage 10 Omnibus updates), it’s go time!  Based on industry feedback and the collective knowledge of our in-house Chemists, CARO has updated our standard packages to reflect the

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Daycare water drinking children to test for lead

Back-to-School Checklist: Test your Water!

Posted on September 5, 2017

You’ve made that back-to-school list and checked it twice: but is something IMPORTANT missing from this list? What about clean drinking water? Recent news articles have begun to shine light on the issue of Lead contamination in drinking water sources throughout our province (check it out here, here, and here.)   Despite lead being phased out

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Chemical Exposure Leading To Staggering Sperm Count Declines

Posted on July 26, 2017

Chemical exposure of known and new chemicals released into the environment continue to be an ongoing concern for health officials as we learn more about the impacts of these chemicals on human health.  Each year, CARO tests more fruits, vegetables and honey for chemical residues than any other laboratory in Canada which has made us very

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