NSF Marks 15 Years in India with a Focus on Human and Planet Health

by Diplomatist Bureau - 13 January, 2024, 12:00 1336 Views 0 Comment

The National Sanitation Foundation (NSF), a global leader in public health and safety standards, recently celebrated its 15th anniversary in India with a special meet and greet session. The event aimed to bring together stakeholders to discuss NSF’s ongoing efforts to enhance human and planet health, as well as its support for brands and businesses. Key members of NSF’s leadership team, including Jose Luis Borerro, Scott Morris, Lesley Ma and Jyoti Bhasin, Regional Managing Director, APAC graced the occasion, shed light on their commitment to rigorous testing, auditing, and certification across various sectors.

Established in 1944, NSF has been at the forefront of global initiatives to improve human and planet health. As an independent and internationally recognized organization, NSF plays a crucial role in setting robust public health standards. The organization boasts a dedicated standards team and service professionals who employ a comprehensive approach to ensure the safety and quality of a wide range of products and services.

NSF’s certification mark serves as a symbol of assurance, indicating to consumers, retailers, and regulatory bodies that certified products meet or surpass necessary standards. The NSF mark has become synonymous with quality and safety, providing value to consumers, manufacturers, retailers, and regulatory agencies around the world.

NSF India has made significant strides in various sectors, including Food and Beverage, Water Systems, Life Sciences, Nutrition, and Personal Care, as well as Transportation. The organization’s comprehensive approach to testing and certification has contributed to the advancement of safety standards in these industries, ensuring that consumers can trust the products they use and consume.

Jose Luis Borerro, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, highlighted NSF’s commitment to excellence, while Scott Morris, Senior Vice President of Emerging Markets and Laboratories, discussed the organization’s global expansion plans.

During the event, Scott Morris addressed a question from Diplomatist about NSF’s plans to extend its services to Africa and South and Central America. Morris acknowledged the growing concern for food security in these regions and expressed the organization’s eagerness to expand its presence. NSF’s commitment to enhancing public health and safety aligns with the challenges faced by these countries, making their certification services crucial in addressing food security issues.

With plans for expansion into new regions, NSF is poised to continue making a significant impact on a global scale, ensuring the safety and quality of products and services for years to come.


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