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Canadian Grain Commission Achieves Technical Equivalence Press Release 29 Sep 2022 Benchmarking Canadian Grain Commission Achieves Technical Equivalence Paris and Winnipeg, 29 September 2022 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and Canadian Grain Commission are pleased to announce that Canadian Grain Commission Food Safety Identity Preserved Quality Management Standard (CGC FSIP-STAN 1.1.0, 23 September 2021) has achieved acknowledgement against GFSI Technical Equivalence […]
BRCGS Global Standard Agents and Brokers Issue 3 Gains GFSI Recognition Press Release 15 Sep 2022 Benchmarking BRCGS Global Standard Agents and Brokers Issue 3 Gains GFSI Recognition Paris  and London, 16 September 2022 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and BRCGS are pleased to announce that BRCGS Global Standard Agents and Brokers Issue 3 has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements v2020. The recognition encompasses GFSI Scope FII – Food […]
Equitable Food Initiative Gains GFSI Recognition Press Release 09 Sep 2022 Benchmarking Equitable Food Initiative Gains GFSI Recognition PARIS and Washington, DC, USA, 9 September 2022 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and Equitable Food Initiative, are pleased to announce that Equitable Food Initiative Food Safety Standards, Guidance, & Interpretations Version 2.0 has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements V2020. The […]
GFSI Opens Stakeholder Consultation for Equitable Food Initiative News Update 07 Jul 2022 Consultation GFSI Opens Stakeholder Consultation for Equitable Food Initiative Update 11 August 2022: Please note that this consultation is now closed. Equitable Food Initiative is a non-profit skill-building and certification organisation that brings growers, farm workers, retailers, and consumers together to create a safer, more equitable food system. This unique approach sets standards for labour practices, food safety and pest management while engaging workers […]
GFSI SteerCo Meeting Summary: Stronger Relationships, Stronger Food Safety Systems News Update 10 May 2022 Governance GFSI SteerCo Meeting Summary: Stronger Relationships, Stronger Food Safety Systems Trust is undisputedly a fundamental ingredient in the recipe for food safety progress, so it comes as no surprise that it held such a prominent place at the recent GFSI Conference. The topic of trust was the guest of honour, referenced throughout the conference week in nearly every plenary speech, every breakout session and every […]
Service Providers Are Now Eligible for GFSI-Recognised Certification News Update 03 May 2022 Benchmarking Service Providers Are Now Eligible for GFSI-Recognised Certification At the March Steering Committee meeting of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), which took place in Barcelona in conjunction with the 2022 GFSI Conference, the decision was made to approve the publication of a new scope to the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements version 2020. This new scope covers the provision of services impacting food safety […]
GFSI Opens Stakeholder Consultation for Canadian Grain Commission News Update 08 Mar 2022 Consultation GFSI Opens Stakeholder Consultation for Canadian Grain Commission Update 5th April 2022: this consultation is now closed. GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation for the Canadian Grain Commission Food Safety Identity Preserved Quality Management Standard (CGC FSIP-STAN) 1.1.0 issued on 23 September 2021. The stakeholder consultation is one of the critical steps in the assessment process against the GFSI Technical Equivalence Requirements […]
GFSI Opens Stakeholder Consultation for USDA AMS News Update 22 Feb 2022 Benchmarking GFSI Opens Stakeholder Consultation for USDA AMS UPDATE: 23rd March 2022: Please note that this Consultation is now closed. GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation for the USDA AMS Harmonized GAP Plus+ version 3.0, issued on 8th February 2021. The stakeholder consultation is one of the critical steps in the assessment process against the GFSI Technical Equivalence Requirements Version 2020. The […]
GFSI Launches a Strategic Review of its Technical Equivalence Programme News Update 23 Nov 2021 Benchmarking GFSI Launches a Strategic Review of its Technical Equivalence Programme Update: 15th December 2021: Please note that this Consultation is now closed. GFSI is globally renowned as a benchmarking organisation for private food safety certification programmes. Since 2014, GFSI has also administered a much more modest programme of assessment for food safety certification standards owned by public agencies, called Technical Equivalence (TE). Since its launch […]
GFSI Sets First-ever Benchmarking Requirements for Food Safety Auditor Training and Development to Boost Take-up of Critical Role Press Release 04 Nov 2021 Consultation GFSI Sets First-ever Benchmarking Requirements for Food Safety Auditor Training and Development to Boost Take-up of Critical Role   PARIS, 4th November 2021 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), a Coalition of Action of The Consumer Goods Forum, has today launched the first-ever set of Benchmarking Requirements for food safety auditor Professional Recognition Bodies. By raising the profile of the profession of auditing, and focusing entry requirements on competence, the aim is […]
GFSI Benchmarking Requirements for PRBs Publication 02 Nov 2021 Benchmarking GFSI Benchmarking Requirements for PRBs
GFSI Is Consulting on Transitional Arrangements | New Model for Food Safety Auditors News Update 28 Oct 2021 GFSI Is Consulting on Transitional Arrangements | New Model for Food Safety Auditors   Update: 3rd December: This consultation is now closed. Please be sure you are subscribed to receive further consultations and news updates. The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is pleased to invite all interested stakeholders to take part in this consultation exploring arrangements for a successful transition to the new model of food safety auditor […]
GFSI is Opening a New Stakeholder Consultation for PrimusGFS Press Release 28 Sep 2021 Consultation GFSI is Opening a New Stakeholder Consultation for PrimusGFS GFSI is delighted to announce the opening of another stakeholder consultation, one of the final stages in the benchmarking process against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1. Azzule Systems submitted their PrimusGFS Standard Version 3.2 for re-assessment as part of their continuous commitment to maint GFSI recognition. [ “Azzule Systems is continuously committed to serving […]
BRCGS for Storage and Distribution issue 4 gains recognition against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1 News Update 06 Jul 2021 BRCGS for Storage and Distribution issue 4 gains recognition against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1 PARIS and London, 6th July 2021 — The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and BRCGS, a global consumer protection organisation that provides supply chain confidence through its suite of Global Standards, are pleased to announce that BRCGS for Storage and Distribution issue 4 has also […]
BRCGS for Food Safety, Packaging Materials and Agents & Brokers Gain Recognition Against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1 Press Release 01 Jun 2021 Recognition BRCGS for Food Safety, Packaging Materials and Agents & Brokers Gain Recognition Against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1 PARIS and LONDON, 1st June 2021 — The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and BRCGS, a global consumer protection organisation that provides supply chain confidence through its suite of Global Standards, are pleased to announce that BRCGS has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements […]
GFSI Hosts Webinar on Securing the Future of Food Safety Auditors – a Review of Race to the Top Feature 1 News Update 21 May 2021 Consultation GFSI Hosts Webinar on Securing the Future of Food Safety Auditors – a Review of Race to the Top Feature 1 GFSI recently held a webinar on securing the future of food safety auditors; a review of Race to the Top Feature 1. GFSI Senior Technical Manager Marie-Claude Quentin began the session by introducing the two panelists: Jon Poole, Chief Executive of IFST, and Andrew Clarke, Senior Director of QA at Loblaw Companies Ltd. Marie-Claude first […]
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