Category Archives: Testing Science

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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The New CARO.ca online store information website.

The Brand New CARO.ca

Posted on April 12, 2016

The team at CARO Analytical is thrilled to introduce a re-vamped and re-energized website – CARO.ca. The online companion to CARO’s environmental and food testing services, the new CARO.ca website has been designed with our clients in mind and better reflects our energetic, innovative brand. The website is addressed not only to our loyal CARO clients,

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Elemental-Chemistry

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-Water-Header-testing

Curious About Testing for Lead in Drinking Water?

Posted on March 17, 2016

Media stories (examples: here, here and here) about elevated levels of lead being detected in tap water across Canada have caused many people living or working in older buildings to become concerned about the safety of their drinking water. For us at CARO, lead is one of the most common tests of over 500 tests that

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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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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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CARO Emergency Response & Analytical Advancements

Posted on October 24, 2015

CARO Analytical Services Ltd. presented at The Fifth Annual SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD FOR CONTAMINATED SITES IN BRITISH COLUMBIA (SABCS) Conference and Workshop on Contaminated Sites September 24, 25, 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Patrick Novak, Vice President of CARO, presented with Jennifer Mayberry, Environmental Manager at the City of Vancouver on English Bay Fuel Spill Emergency Response – Local Government and Laboratory

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Richmond, British Columbia

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Richmond, BC, V6V 2K9, Canada
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Kelowna, British Columbia

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Burnaby, BC V5G 4X4, Canada
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Edmonton, Alberta

17225 109 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB, T5S 1H7, Canada
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After Hours Emergency: 1 (888) 311-8849

 

Whitehorse, Yukon

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Whitehorse, YT, Y1A0A8, Canada
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Victoria, British Columbia

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Victoria, V8T 1Y9, BC, Canada
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After Hours Emergency: 1 (888) 311-8849

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