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Food Safety & the GFSI’s Global Markets Programme Podcast 04 Mar 2021 GFSI Food Safety & the GFSI’s Global Markets Programme In this episode, Anne Gerardi, Senior Project Manager, GFSI, speaks to our resident host Linda Okpala about the importance of GFSI’s Global Markets Programme and the exciting public consultation that is currently taking place, as the team look to revamp the Programme for the future.       Click to Sign Up for More GFSI […]
The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Coalition of Action on Food Safety: the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) News Update 22 Feb 2021 The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Coalition of Action on Food Safety: the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Established 20 years ago, GFSI is modernising. A new Steering Committee will herald a reinvigorated approach to delivering its vision of ‘safe food for consumers everywhere’ an approach that will be further strengthened by aligning with the Governance Model of the GFSI’s parent organisation The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF). As the CGF Coalition of Action […]
Food Safety: Rethink, Reset, Recharge Podcast 29 Jan 2021 GFSI Food Safety: Rethink, Reset, Recharge In this, the first episode in our new GFSI Podcast Series, “Food Safety: Rethink, Reset, Recharge”, we speak to Erica Sheward, Director of GFSI, who looks back on 2020 and the impact of COVID-19 on food safety, and looks ahead to all the new and exciting actions taking shape within GFSI. These include updates on […]
Making Informed Decisions Using Quality Product Data Blog 13 May 2020 GFSI Making Informed Decisions Using Quality Product Data Shortly after the 2020 GFSI Conference ended, the world was transformed by the COVID-19 pandemic. While the food supply chain faces unprecedented demand and very little certainty, its role has never been more crucial in getting people all over the world the goods they need. While it’s currently impossible to know the permanent effects of the COVID-19 outbreak, the food industry must remain focused on protecting our […]
The GFSI Experts Series Returns with All-New Food Safety Interviews Press Release 30 Apr 2020 GFSI The GFSI Experts Series Returns with All-New Food Safety Interviews PARIS, 30th April 2020 – Today, the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) kicked off the second season of the GFSI Experts Series, a curated collection of interviews with food safety leaders from industry, academia, the public sector and beyond. Launched in 2019, the series shares the diverse knowledge of GFSI’s worldwide network of food safety […]
Leveling Up Your Logs Blog 29 Apr 2020 GFSI Leveling Up Your Logs   My, how the world has changed in the short time since we were all together in Seattle! It is clear that food safety, even in a time of global crisis, cannot take a back seat. The topics we discussed at this meeting simply can’t be placed on the backburner. If anything, tools that give […]
Update on Temporary Audit Measures During Covid-19 Pandemic News Update 08 Apr 2020 GFSI Update on Temporary Audit Measures During Covid-19 Pandemic Editor’s note: The Global Food Safety Initiative is monitoring the evolving Covid-19 situation on a daily basis and is committed to publishing timely updates and announcements in this space. Please check back here regularly and ensure you are subscribed to receive GFSI News.   Food operations everywhere are feeling the effects caused by COVID-19. Around […]
From Transparency to Traceability Blog 25 Mar 2020 GFSI From Transparency to Traceability Smart businesses are taking proactive steps to share detailed product information with consumers and establish corporate initiatives for transparency and responsible sourcing. But thinking big needs to start small. Meeting large-scale goals begins with a single project, which can then be expanded to include batch lot traceability and other initiatives.   Consumers today want to […]
GLOBALG.A.P, HOP Sub-scope V5.3 Recognised Against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements News Update 24 Mar 2020 GFSI GLOBALG.A.P, HOP Sub-scope V5.3 Recognised Against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements It is with pleasure that the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) announces that GLOBALG.A.P., HOP Sub-scope V5.3 is now recognised against Version 7.2 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements.   GLOBALG.A.P. issued the HOP Sub-scope and expressed their will to apply for GFSI recognition. At GFSI, we are always delighted when Certification Programme Owners applies for […]
GFSI 2020 Discovery Tour in Seattle – Recap Blog 19 Mar 2020 GFSI GFSI 2020 Discovery Tour in Seattle – Recap Seattle is a city where many global mega corporations started their businesses. For this year’s GFSI Conference, a Discovery Tour was planned and held in Seattle, in partnership with three famous companies. I am here to recap the Discovery Tour, which took place the day before the Conference and included visits to Costco, Amazon and […]
Brands Must Lean on Consumers to Help Manage Their Supply Chains Blog 18 Mar 2020 GFSI Brands Must Lean on Consumers to Help Manage Their Supply Chains Food companies are part of a connected world where the process is more social, transparent and curated by consumer demands.  The GFSI theme “One Connected World.  One Safe Food Supply” has never been more resonant.  Food recalls, pandemics, climate change, and other global influences dominate the world’s focus, and this is empowering consumers to drive […]
Statement on Temporary Audit Measures During Covid-19 Pandemic News Update 16 Mar 2020 GFSI Statement on Temporary Audit Measures During Covid-19 Pandemic The GFSI team and Board are monitoring the Covid-19 situation on a daily basis. As the situation continues to develop, we must move to ensure consumers can continue to trust food safety standards globally whilst also mitigating impact on the supply chain. We would also like to highlight that the safety of auditors who travel […]
True Stories of Food Safety Culture Around the World: A New Season of the GFSI Web Series Press Release 12 Mar 2020 Global Markets True Stories of Food Safety Culture Around the World: A New Season of the GFSI Web Series PARIS, 12th March 2020 – Travel with the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) from the music- steeped streets of Buenos Aires, Argentina to the colorful markets of Lagos, Nigeria in two new episodes of the GFSI Web Series! This short documentary series showcases small- to medium-sized enterprises that leverage GFSI’s programmes to improve their food […]
Important Announcement – Coronavirus Developments in Washington State News Update 05 Mar 2020 Important Announcement – Coronavirus Developments in Washington State The safety and wellbeing of our delegates and colleagues continues to be a top priority for The Consumer Goods Forum and the GFSI Conference 2020. As the situation in King County, Washington State, continues to develop, we fully understand the concerns raised by delegates and staff who attended the recent GFSI Conference in the Seattle […]
GFSI Recognises Rising Food Safety Stars Around the World at the Global Markets Awards 2020 Press Release 27 Feb 2020 Global Markets GFSI Recognises Rising Food Safety Stars Around the World at the Global Markets Awards 2020 Winners from Ethiopia, China, Argentina and Ukraine lead their teams and their regions towards better food safety management systems   SEATTLE, WA, 27 February 2020 — The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), together with awards sponsor Greenfence, today announced the 2020 winners of GFSI’s Global Markets Awards. The Global Markets Awards, now in its fourth […]
GFSI Raises the Bar for Food Safety, Releases All-new GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Press Release 26 Feb 2020 GFSI GFSI Raises the Bar for Food Safety, Releases All-new GFSI Benchmarking Requirements       SEATTLE, WA, 26 February — During the opening plenary of its annual conference, a gathering of more than 1,000 food distributors, manufacturers and safety professionals, the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) announced the newest edition of its Benchmarking Requirements.   GFSI has long set the “global standard” for those in the industry, […]
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