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  • SCS Standards is pleased to announce a newly developed certification standard for plant-based food and body care products. 

    The Certification Standard for Plant-Based Products (SCS-109) has been developed to support the growing market demand for products that are not derived from animals. This demand is in response to the growing interest in food and body care product choices that are…

  • SCS Standards announces the release of the latest version of its Gluten-Free Products Standard, serving the needs of millions of people with gluten sensitivity or celiac disease. SCS’ Gluten-Free certification (SCS-107, Version 2.0) uses proven and trusted methodologies to ensure consumers receive products that meet the most stringent gluten-free requirements available. 

    Up to 18% of…

  • SCS Standards is pleased to announce that a newly developed certification standard for plant-based food and body care products is now available for public review. 

    The Certification Standard for Plant-Based Products (SCS-109) has been developed to support the growing market demand for products that are not derived from animals. The SCS Plant-Based Standard is a process-based…

  • Meylor Global, an international producer, and supplier of high pressure, high temperature (HPHT) laboratory-grown diamonds, announced that it has been accredited under the SCS 007 Jewelry Sustainability Standard – Sustainability Rated Diamonds and that its laboratory-grown diamonds are now certified as sustainability rated. Each certified diamond will come with a unique Certificate of…

  • SCS Standards, the non-profit standards development body formed in 2020 to address the broad range of sustainability standards needs of veteran certification leader, Scientific Certification Systems Inc. (SCS), announced today that it has assumed administration of the full suite of SCS proprietary standards. 

    “For nearly 40 years, SCS has been at the forefront of global standards…

  • SCS Standards announces that version 2.0 of the SCS-107 Certification Standard for Gluten-Free Products is now available for public review. 

    The Standard was first introduced in the spring of 2021 to support the needs of millions of people who suffer from gluten intolerance. Up to 18% of the global population suffers from some level of gluten sensitivity, and 1 out of 100 people has…

  • SCS Global Services announced today that laboratory grown diamonds from Dholakia Technologies have been recognized under the SCS-007 Certification Standard for Sustainability Rated Diamonds, and will be sold directly by Craft Lab Grown Diamonds, a division of Hari Krishna (HK) Designs. The certification encompasses Dholakia’s rough, cut, and polished diamonds.

    Every certified diamond…

  • SCS Standards is pleased to announce that quality assurance and sustainability expert Victoria Norman has joined the non-profit as its Interim Executive Director. 

    Ms. Norman comes to SCS Standards from parent company, Scientific Certification Systems, Inc. (SCS), where she has been an integral part of the Quality Assurance team for seven years, rising through the ranks to become…

  • Fine jewelry brand Valley Rose announced today that they have been officially accredited as a retailer under the SCS-007 Jewelry Sustainability Standard, furthering their commitment to creating jewelry that "honors the earth." This achievement, confirmed…

  • Green Rocks Diamonds, a producer of gemstone-quality laboratory-grown diamonds sold under the Green Rocks™ brand, has been accredited under the SCS-007 Sustainability Rated Diamond Standard for Trial Use. This achievement grants Green Rocks the authorization to use the claim of “Certified Sustainability Rated Diamond” on premium diamonds produced in its laboratory facility in Nesher, Israel.…

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