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GFSI Steering Committee Sets Course for Change News Update 05 Sep 2023 Technical Equivalence GFSI Steering Committee Sets Course for Change PARIS, 1 September 2023 – The GFSI Steering Committee meeting in April recharged its mission to bring new life to the Race to the Top. The framework dominated the two-day meeting held prior to the GFSI Conference in Atlanta. Steerco discussion looked at ways to refine priorities for 2023 and beyond, including engagement with CPOs […]
News Update 15 Feb 2023 GFSI Appeal Committee Votes to Maintain Suspension of International Featured Standards (IFS) Following Appeal This announcement follows the one made by GFSI on 22 December that International Featured Standards (IFS) appealed its suspension for three months. The GFSI Appeal Committee met on 13 February to consider the appeal from IFS in line with due process. The Appeal Committee voted unanimously to maintain the suspension. The decision of the Appeal […]
GFSI Hosts First Steering Committee Meeting as CGF Coalition of Action on Food Safety News Update 09 Apr 2021 GFSI GFSI Hosts First Steering Committee Meeting as CGF Coalition of Action on Food Safety Following the success of the first-ever virtual GFSI Conference on 23rd-25th March, the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) hosted its first Steering Committee meeting as a Coalition of Action (CoA). The new Steering Committee and its 18 members were announced on the 23rd March, just days ahead of this first meeting on 26th March. The […]
GFSI Welcomes New Food Safety Experts to Its Steering Committee Press Release 10 Sep 2021 Governance GFSI Welcomes New Food Safety Experts to Its Steering Committee PARIS, 10th September 2021 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI; the Coalition), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, is pleased to announce that 6 industry experts have been added to its Steering Committee. The additions, including adding several new retail members, will strengthen GFSI’s governance and help add important voices […]
GFSI Steering Committee Meets to Share Progress in Advancing Food Safety Best Practice Press Release 28 Mar 2022 Governance GFSI Steering Committee Meets to Share Progress in Advancing Food Safety Best Practice PARIS and BARCELONA, 28th March 2022 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) will today conclude a three-day Steering Committee meeting examining the organisation’s progress over the last year as a Coalition of Action of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF). The Coalition represents the food industry’s commitment to food safety and its 22 Steering Committee […]
Three New Food Safety Leaders Join the GFSI Steering Committee Press Release 12 Sep 2023 Governance Three New Food Safety Leaders Join the GFSI Steering Committee PARIS, 12 September 2023 — The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI; the Coalition), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, welcomes three new industry experts to the GFSI Steering Committee. The new members of the Steering Committee, who will help shape the strategic direction of the Coalition, drive collaboration between retailers and […]
Steering Committee Meeting Summary-  1st July, 2021 News Update 13 Jul 2021 Steering Committee Meeting Summary- 1st July, 2021 The 1st July meeting started with a progress update from the Governance Sub-Committee on the implementation of GFSI’s Code of Ethical Conduct. Erica noted that the first step involved GFSI appointing ambassadors in all GFSI groups and committees to ensure that members abided by the Code and a dedicated email address would be established to […]
GFSI Welcomes New Steering Committee Member from Restaurant Brands International Press Release 24 May 2022 Governance GFSI Welcomes New Steering Committee Member from Restaurant Brands International PARIS, 24th May 2022 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI; the Coalition), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, is pleased to announce a new food safety in retail and food service expert has joined its Steering Committee. Eduardo Martinez Debeza, Senior Director, RBI QA International, Restaurant Brands International joins at […]
GFSI Steering Committee Studies Trust & Impact – Summary of Q3 Meeting News Update 10 Nov 2021 Governance GFSI Steering Committee Studies Trust & Impact – Summary of Q3 Meeting “Your mission is to ensure we continue to earn the trust of consumers, the industry, IGOs, NGOs and regulators. Good luck. I’m looking forward to seeing how it goes.” This was the challenge laid out for the people around the table in Paris – and those calling in from around the world – at the […]
GFSI Welcomes New Steering Committee Members Press Release 27 Apr 2023 GFSI GFSI Welcomes New Steering Committee Members ATLANTA, 27 April 2023 — The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI; the Coalition), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, welcomes three new industry experts to the GFSI Steering Committee. The new members of the Steering Committee, who will help shape the direction of the Coalition, drive collaboration between retailers and manufacturers, […]
GFSI Statement Regarding the Suspension of International Featured Standards (IFS) News Update 27 Feb 2023 GFSI Statement Regarding the Suspension of International Featured Standards (IFS) On 8th December 2022, GFSI announced the suspension of International Featured Standards (IFS) a GFSI recognised CPO for a period of 3 months following identified breaches of GFSI benchmarking requirements, GFSI Governance Rules and the GFSI and CPO Benchmarking agreement. The GFSI Steering Committee decided those breaches, touching on the implementation of a GFSI recognised […]
Global Food Safety Initiative is Accepting Applications to Join Their Steering Committee Press Release 30 Jun 2021 Governance Global Food Safety Initiative is Accepting Applications to Join Their Steering Committee GFSI is delighted to announce that in line with its new Governance Rules, applications will be open to all those eligible to join the GFSI Steering Committee between the 12/7 and 24/7. The GFSI Steering Committee is made up of senior food safety leaders from members of the CGF Coalition of Action on Food Safety. […]
The Global Food Safety Initiative is Opening Applications to Join the GFSI Steering Committee Press Release 22 Feb 2024 Governance The Global Food Safety Initiative is Opening Applications to Join the GFSI Steering Committee PARIS, 22 February 2024. The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is pleased to announce that applications are now open to all those eligible to join the GFSI Steering Committee. This round of applications and elections comes as part of the new Governance Rules published in 2021 in line with GFSI’s move to a Coalition of […]
The Global Food Safety Initiative is Accepting Applications to Join the GFSI Steering Committee Press Release 04 Jan 2022 GFSI The Global Food Safety Initiative is Accepting Applications to Join the GFSI Steering Committee Update 1st February 2022: Applications are now closed. Please check your subscription settings to ensure you receive the latest GFSI news and updates. PARIS, 4th January 2022 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is pleased to announce that applications are now open to all those eligible to join the GFSI Steering Committee. This round […]
The Global Food Safety Initiative is Accepting Applications to Join the GFSI Steering Committee Press Release 13 Oct 2022 GFSI The Global Food Safety Initiative is Accepting Applications to Join the GFSI Steering Committee Paris, 13 October 2022 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI; the Coalition), The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Coalition of Action on food safety is delighted to announce that in line with its Governance Rules, applications will be open to all those eligible to join the GFSI Steering Committee. The GFSI Steering Committee is made […]
GFSI Steering Committee Sanctions International Featured Standards (IFS) News Update 08 Dec 2022 GFSI Steering Committee Sanctions International Featured Standards (IFS) GFSI Steering Committee Sanctions International Featured Standards (IFS) effective 8th December 2022 In order to maintain trust and confidence in GFSI-recognised certification programmes and preserve the integrity of GFSI recognition, the GFSI Steering Committee has suspended IFS for a three-month period beginning on 8th December 2022. As part of the GFSI Governance Rules, IFS has […]
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