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In 2002, the Cork Quality Council
claimed that the number of high-risk batches rejected due to TCA content had been reduced by 70% since 2000 (Cork Quality Council
The cork lots are tested for TCA a second time by ETS Laboratories--a third-party test mandated by the Cork Quality Council
Peter Weber, director of the Cork Quality Council
based in Forestville, Calif.
As a member of the Cork Quality Council
, Lafitte--as well as Amorim Cork America, Cork Supply, Ganau, Scott Laboratories, Portocork and M.
Representing the Cork Quality Council
, a consortium of eight major natural cork suppliers, Weber acknowledged, "Alternatives have given us new things to discuss.
Peter Weber, executive director of the Cork Quality Council
, wryly noted after Keller's remarks that he was glad someone was able to use the images and content of the report he had been asked not to present.
At FTS, which has worked with the Cork Quality Council
on its U.
Analysis of cork bales entering the United States by the Cork Quality Council
(made up of eight of the leading cork companies in the USA) shows that in the fourth quarter of 2001 the average contamination of all bales was just over 4 ng/liter TCA.
The testing technique, combined with statistical sampling methods, was popularized in the industry by the Cork Quality Council
Unlike some wineries, she hasn't settled on suppliers subscribing to the Cork Quality Council
standards, but in fact only has one cork supplier at this time (Cork Supply), which is a member of the quality organization (corkqc.