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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 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 of applications and elections comes as part of the new Governance Rules published in 2021 in line with GFSI’s move to a Coalition […]
Official Launch: GFSI Global Markets Awards Now Open for Applications Press Release 28 May 2018 Official Launch: GFSI Global Markets Awards Now Open for Applications If you’re an SME, it’s time to showcase your commitment to delivering safe food to consumers everywhere PARIS, 28th May 2018 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is pleased to announce the launch of its Global Markets Awards 2019. For this third edition, the Awards will recognise companies from across the globe that have leveraged […]
Official Launch: GFSI Global Markets Awards Now Open for Applications News Update 28 May 2018 Global Markets Official Launch: GFSI Global Markets Awards Now Open for Applications If you’re an SME, it’s time to showcase your commitment to delivering safe food to consumers everywhere PARIS, 28th May 2018 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is pleased to announce the launch of its Global Markets Awards 2019. For this third edition, the Awards will recognise companies from across the globe that have leveraged […]
GFSI Opens Applications for Global Markets Awards 2020 News Update 29 May 2019 Global Markets GFSI Opens Applications for Global Markets Awards 2020   The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is pleased to open applications for the 2020 Global Markets Awards, sponsored by greenfence and set to showcase fruitful food safety journeys. For this fourth edition, companies from around the world are encouraged to apply by showing their improvements and commitments in food safety using GFSI’s Global Markets Programme. […]
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. […]
Paving the Way for Global Food Safety Blog 20 Dec 2018 Paving the Way for Global Food Safety Since helping the Global Markets Awards launch in 2017, Greenfence’s sponsorship has given many smaller companies unprecedented and unparalleled access to better food safety practices, networks and research, all with the goal of a stronger and safer food industry in mind. We’re incredibly happy to be back in this position for a third year. As a […]
Happy Anniversary to the Global Markets Awards! Blog 17 Mar 2021 Global Markets Happy Anniversary to the Global Markets Awards! /SPONSORED CONTENT/ It has already been five years since Mitch Chait, CEO and founder of Greenfence, and GFSI created a vision for the Global Markets Awards. In this vision, the awards would not only be a means for recognition for those who successfully led their companies on the path to safer food but would also […]
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 […]
How Whole Genome Sequencing Is Revolutionising Food Safety Blog 01 Feb 2018 How Whole Genome Sequencing Is Revolutionising Food Safety Food systems and food products are rapidly evolving, as are the associated safety challenges. In addition, our adversaries in the food safety battle are among the fastest-growing, most quickly evolving organisms known to man — E. coli, for example, can double in as little as twenty minutes. As part of this arms race, there is […]
Call for Participation – Science and Technology Advisory Group (STAG) News Update 13 Jul 2021 Food Safety Technology Call for Participation – Science and Technology Advisory Group (STAG) UPDATE: 12th August 2021: Please note that this Consultation is now closed. The Global Food Safety initiative (GFSI), a Coalition of Action of The Consumer Goods Forum, is seeking academic experts to join our newly established Science and Technology Advisory Group (STAG). Food systems are more and more recurrently and severely challenged by food safety […]
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 […]
Expert Column: The Grocery Supply Chain Goes Mobile Blog 01 Sep 2014 Expert Column: The Grocery Supply Chain Goes Mobile While many industries have heartily embraced mobile technologies, the supply chain industry has been slow to tap the potential of mobile applications as a method through which it shares information with consumers. Mobile tools present a huge opportunity for food manufacturers and retailers to better connect with and inform their consumer base, while also gaining […]
The Global Market Awards are Gaining Traction Blog 20 Nov 2019 Global Markets The Global Market Awards are Gaining Traction   Greenfence is incredibly happy to be back sponsoring the Global Markets awards for a fourth year in a row. Since supporting the launch in 2017, Greenfence’s sponsorship has made it possible for many smaller companies to attend the annual GFSI Conference, giving them unprecedented and unparalleled access to global networks, research, enhanced food safety […]
Food Safety and Technology – A Look into Japanese Agricultural Data Collaboration Platform ‘WAGRI’ Blog 03 Dec 2018 Food Safety and Technology – A Look into Japanese Agricultural Data Collaboration Platform ‘WAGRI’ Making Japanese agriculture a growth industry with active agricultural management through the full use of data. In Japan, with aging of farmers who have been engaged in high-value-added agriculture, there is increasing difficulty with how to pass down their experiences and techniques. In other countries, enhancement of agricultural productivity and management improvement are promoted by introducing […]
Open Lab: Creating a New Policy Proposal System Through Public-private Partnership Blog 09 Apr 2019 Public-private Partnership Open Lab: Creating a New Policy Proposal System Through Public-private Partnership After he spoke in the opening plenary at the GFSI Conference 2019, we interviewed Mr. Ikko Watanabe of Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to gain further insights on “Open Lab”, which he presented as a public-private partnership framework that challenges the weaknesses of the conservative government agency.   (GFSI Japan Local Group Communication […]
Golden Sugar’s Journey to Building a Sustainable Food Safety Culture with the GFSI Global Markets Programme Blog 06 Sep 2019 Global Markets Golden Sugar’s Journey to Building a Sustainable Food Safety Culture with the GFSI Global Markets Programme Global Markets Awards winners operate like international food safety ambassadors, propagating their knowledge and know-how throughout their companies, their countries and beyond. Today’s featured ambassador, Veronica Kalu-Ufe of Golden Sugar Company Ltd. in Nigeria, led her company to the 2019 award for the African Region by placing an emphasis on food safety culture at every […]
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