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GFSI and the FAIRR Initiative Celebrate World Food Safety Day: Safe Food Now for a Healthy Tomorrow News Update 08 Jun 2021 Future of Food GFSI and the FAIRR Initiative Celebrate World Food Safety Day: Safe Food Now for a Healthy Tomorrow GFSI and FAIRR Initiative recently held a webinar to celebrate World Food Safety Day on Safe Food Now for a Healthy Tomorrow. GFSI Senior ManagerAnne Gerardi was joined by Wai-Chan Chan, Managing Director at the The Consumer Goods Forum, Maria Montosa, ESG Analyst at FAIRR Initiative, and Suresh Mistry, Co-Founder and head of ESG for […]
GFSI-led Webinar Opens the Door to 2021 World Food Safety Day Celebrations News Update 12 Mar 2021 Public-private Partnership GFSI-led Webinar Opens the Door to 2021 World Food Safety Day Celebrations The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and Codex Alimentarius Commission Secretariat gathered online for a conversation that centred on public-private partnerships, a form of collaboration that is essential to securing food safety globally. Erica Sheward, GFSI Director at The Consumer […]
GFSI’s Voice at Codex: An Insider’s Guide to the GFSI-CCFICS Partnership News Update 11 Jun 2019 Public-private Partnership GFSI’s Voice at Codex: An Insider’s Guide to the GFSI-CCFICS Partnership   Last week, GFSI celebrated the first World Food Safety Day in conjunction with Codex Alimentarius. As collaboration between the two organisations continues to grow, GFSI is becoming quite fluent in Codex lingo. One acronym you will hear especially frequently is CCFICS: the Codex Committee on Food Import and Export Certification and Inspection. Like GFSI, this Codex […]
125 Decision-Makers, One Shared Goal: Reflections from the 4th Government-to-Business Meeting News Update 01 Oct 2019 GFSI Conference 125 Decision-Makers, One Shared Goal: Reflections from the 4th Government-to-Business Meeting   The fourth annual GFSI Government-to-Business (G2B) Meeting, held immediately prior to the GFSI Conference in Nice, attracted a record number of participants: 125 leaders and decision-makers took part, representing 29 governments, 38 governmental agencies and 10 intergovernmental organisations. Since its first iteration in Berlin in 2016, the meeting has offered a unique platform for […]
Understanding GFSI’s ‘Race to the Top’ | Webinar News Update 25 Jan 2021 Global Markets Understanding GFSI’s ‘Race to the Top’ | Webinar     Thank you to all those who participated in GFSI’s first webinar of 2021! If you were not able to make the live session, we invite you to read the summary below or watch the recording. We invite you to join GFSI leadership on 25th March, the third day of the virtual GFSI Conference, […]
Steve Wearne Explains the 5 Key Goals of Codex Alimentarius — And How GFSI Can Help News Update 28 May 2019 Public-private Partnership Steve Wearne Explains the 5 Key Goals of Codex Alimentarius — And How GFSI Can Help   While all of the guests on the GFSI Experts Series hold at least one prestigious title, Steve Wearne has two; he is Vice-Chair at the Codex Alimentarius Commission and Director of Science at the UK FSA. His joint responsibility gives him a uniquely informed perspective on the importance of one of GFSI’s core missions: […]
A Paramount Partnership: How Codex Alimentarius and GFSI Collaborate to Promote Food Safety Standards News Update 14 May 2019 Public-private Partnership A Paramount Partnership: How Codex Alimentarius and GFSI Collaborate to Promote Food Safety Standards   In the field of global food safety, few organisations hold more sway than the Codex Alimentarius Commission. This week on the GFSI Experts Series, we hear from one of the leaders of this influential organisation: Chairperson Guilherme da Costa. GFSI has long enjoyed a close relationship with Codex; the Benchmarking Requirements are based on […]
Outcomes from the GFSI Global Markets Strategic Review News Update 20 Jan 2022 Global Markets Outcomes from the GFSI Global Markets Strategic Review It is becoming increasingly clear that local and well-informed food systems are critical in driving progress against the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and to the overall food security of future generations. Yet there is a lack of coordinated global support for businesses to build food safety capabilities, meet customer and regulatory requirements and supply safe […]
Outcomes from the GFSI Global Markets Strategic Review Podcast 20 Jan 2022 GFSI Outcomes from the GFSI Global Markets Strategic Review As the Global Food Safety Initiative, our ambition is to create and enhance food safety capability in food business operators, no matter their size or location in the world. To reach this ambition, it is essential to ensure GFSI’s Global Markets Programme evolves to meet the demands of a changing food safety ecosystem. In this episode of […]
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 […]
GFSI’s Position on the WHO Global Food Safety Strategy 2022-2030 Blog 03 Nov 2021 Global Markets GFSI’s Position on the WHO Global Food Safety Strategy 2022-2030 As our food network becomes more globalised and interconnected, we have seen a shift towards greater transparency and integrity as consumers are awakened to issues of food safety and traceability. Working for GFSI for the past six years has reinforced my strong belief that national and international public partners cannot build a safer and more […]
GFSI Steering Committee Members Meet for Second Time Since Inauguration; Focus Shifts from Onboarding to Action News Update 20 May 2021 GFSI Race To The Top Priorities GFSI Steering Committee Members Meet for Second Time Since Inauguration; Focus Shifts from Onboarding to Action Members of the GFSI Steering Committee met for the second time as a group earlier this month following a series on onboarding sessions with individual members. The onboarding sessions helped to ensure new members were fully up-to-speed on all things GFSI and a strong foundation for the work to come. This second Steering Committee meeting […]
GFSI and DGN Establish the First Mexican Voluntary Norm on Food Safety News Update 27 Jul 2018 GFSI GFSI and DGN Establish the First Mexican Voluntary Norm on Food Safety MEXICO CITY and PARIS, 26th July 2018 – The Mexican Federation Official Journal (Diario Oficial de la Federación) published the first voluntary norm on food safety for Mexico on 5th July 2018, after a public consultation during the spring of 2018. The norm is the result of a project during an 18-month collaboration between the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) […]
GFSI and UNIDO Sign MoU to Solidify Strategic Partnership for Food Safety Capability Building Press Release 15 Jun 2016 Public-private Partnership GFSI and UNIDO Sign MoU to Solidify Strategic Partnership for Food Safety Capability Building CAPETOWN, 15 June 2016 – Today amidst a gathering of the world’s consumer goods industry leaders at the CGF Global Summit in South Africa, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to signal their commitment to a large-scale partnership for food […]
GFSI and DGN Establish the First Mexican Voluntary Norm on Food Safety Press Release 26 Jul 2018 GFSI and DGN Establish the First Mexican Voluntary Norm on Food Safety MEXICO CITY and PARIS, 26th July 2018 – The Mexican Federation Official Journal (Diario Oficial de la Federación) published the first voluntary norm on food safety for Mexico on 5th July 2018, after a public consultation during the spring of 2018. The norm is the result of a project during an 18-month collaboration between the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) […]
Behind the Scenes | Creating the Next GFSI Conference News Update 17 Oct 2018 GFSI Conference Behind the Scenes | Creating the Next GFSI Conference     If you are planning to join us in Nice for the industry’s annual rendezvous to advance food safety worldwide, you may want an update about how the programme is shaping up. In fact, let’s take a moment to look at the incredible committee working behind the scenes to craft your experience at the […]
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