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Monthly Archives: June 2016

Don’t Confuse Accuracy and Precision (in Microohmmeters and More)

Two terms often bandied about in the test and measurement industry are accuracy and precision. Sometimes these two terms are used interchangeably, but they really mean different things. The New Oxford American Dictionary gives the technical definition of accuracy as “the degree to which the result of a measurement, calculation, or specification conforms to the…
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Preventing Foodborne Illness: The Farm-to-Fork Focus of the FSMA

Adam Fleder President, TEGAM, Inc. Preventing Foodborne Illness: The Farm-to-Fork Focus of the FSMA What are the costs of foodborne illnesses? A recent Fortune.com article placed the annual cost of medical treatment, lost productivity, and illness-related mortality for affected consumers at $55.5 billion.(1) The industry takes a hit as well to the tune of $7…
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