Indoor Mold an All Too Common Issue in Hawaii Weeks after Hurricane
EMSL Analytical provides testing services, sampling supplies and test kits to identify mold and other indoor exposure concerns in the wake of Hurricane Lane.
Cinnaminson, NJ, October 19th , 2018 When Hurricane Lane passed by the Hawaiian Islands in August, the area was fortunate to not take a direct hit. Even with that being the case, some areas received record rainfall. In fact, over 52 inches of rain was recorded in one area according to the National Weather Service.
During the storm, many people lost power to their homes, businesses and schools as strong winds, heavy rain and widespread flooding inundated some areas. After the hurricane, residents and business owners were warned.......[Read More]
Multistate Vegetable Recall Initiated due to Cyclospora Contamination Concerns
EMSL Analytical offers food and environmental testing services to identify Cyclopora and other foodborne pathogens to protect the public and help to prevent product recalls.
Cinnaminson, NJ, October 17th , 2018 Earlier this year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) posted information about the voluntary recall of three varieties of vegetable trays from select retailers in multiple Midwest states. In all, the recall impacted six states and occurred after the food processor was notified by state agencies of an illness outbreak and its potential involvement. The vegetable trays may be linked to a recent cluster of illnesses and have the potential to be contaminated with Cyclospora, a.......[Read More]
Passengers of Mass Transit System Learn of Mold Problems
EMSL Analytical provides testing services, sampling supplies, test kits, air monitoring instruments and inspection tools to identify mold and moisture issues.
Cinnaminson, NJ, October 15th , 2018 Last month, it was reported that several Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcars were found to have mold issues. According to an article published by the Cincinnati Enquirer, a maintenance worker first noticed mold in one of the streetcar’s ventilation system during an inspection. The worker notified union representatives and mold was then found in yet another streetcar the following day.
The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) oversees the streetcar operations which are run.......[Read More]
Back to School Means Back to Mold for Some Students and Teachers
EMSL Analytical provides testing, sampling supplies and easy-to-use test kits to identify indoor environmental quality (IEQ) issues in schools and other buildings.
Cinnaminson, NJ, October 12th , 2018 Last month, the Monroe County Reporter published an article that Monroe County Schools was delaying the start of the new school year by several days. The school district reportedly made the move to have time to move several hundred students and their teachers to another school building due to the presence of mold.
According to the article, water incursions have been an issue at the school in question for at least the last two years. Administrators decided to move the students when indoor air.......[Read More]
EMSL and the new Advanced MicroAnalytical to Host an Open House on October 24th
EMSL Analytical, Inc. (EMSL) and its new advanced materials and microscopy division Advanced MicroAnalytical (AMA) is hosting an open house event on Wednesday, October 24th at its testing laboratory in Salem, New Hampshire.
Salem, NH, October 11th, 2018 EMSL Analytical, Inc. (EMSL) and its new advanced materials and microscopy division, Advanced MicroAnalytical (AMA), is hosting an open house event on Wednesday, October 24th at its testing laboratory in Salem, New Hampshire. Industry professionals are invited to tour the laboratory for a behind-the-scenes view of AMA’s daily operation, live demonstrations as well as have the chance to speak with its leading experts. The open house will run from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM. To attend, please RSVP to Jeff.......[Read More]
National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week and Identifying Exposure Risks in People’s Homes
EMSL Analytical provides testing services to identify lead hazards from soil, paint, dust, water and other indoor and outdoor environmental samples.
Cinnaminson, NJ, October 10th , 2018 This year, National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (NLPPW) takes place from October 21st through the 27th. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) describes the weeklong campaign as a call to bring together individuals, organizations, industry, and state and local governments to help increase lead awareness by using their efforts and collaborations to reduce childhood exposure to lead.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) characterizes lead as a highly toxic.......[Read More]