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Introducing a New Pathway for Food Safety Auditors Blog 26 Oct 2021 Consultation Introducing a New Pathway for Food Safety Auditors Today, there is an increasing risk of a shortage of auditors, due to a combination of increase in auditing demand, and more auditors retiring than newcomers joining the profession. Many in the industry have been sounding the alarm for some time now about the growing challenges surrounding this profession – a profession which is at […]
Consultation Response and Call for Participation: Feature 1 News Update 15 Dec 2021 Auditors Consultation Response and Call for Participation: Feature 1 Successfully Transitioning to a New Model for the Verification of Auditor Competence We would like to thank all stakeholders who took part in the recent consultation exploring arrangements for a successful transition to the new model of food safety auditor qualification and professional development. 93 respondents took part in the consultation, with a balanced representation […]
A GFSI Update on the Auditor Training & Professional Development Consultation Podcast 26 Oct 2021 GFSI A GFSI Update on the Auditor Training & Professional Development Consultation In this episode, Linda Okpala speaks to GFSI Senior Technical Manager Marie-Claude Quentin. Marie-Claude provides an update on the exciting work on auditor training and professional development and the responses to the recent stakeholder consultation. To learn more about the responses and how the GSFI answered them, please check the press release and summary of […]
GFSI Publishes Response to Auditor Training & Professional Development Stakeholder Consultation Press Release 26 Oct 2021 Consultation GFSI Publishes Response to Auditor Training & Professional Development Stakeholder Consultation PARIS, 26th October 2021 – The Consumer Goods Forum through its Coalition of Action on Food Safety, Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), has today published its response to the feedback received as part of the recent stakeholder consultation run on the proposed new GFSI Benchmarking Requirements for Professional Bodies. This is a significant milestone in […]
4 Ways GFSI is Driving a ‘Race to the Top’ for Food Safety News Update 17 Nov 2020 Certification 4 Ways GFSI is Driving a ‘Race to the Top’ for Food Safety Welcome to the first ‘Race to the Top’ news update from GFSI Director Erica Sheward! #gfsiR2T At the 2020 GFSI Conference in Seattle, the Global Food Safety Initiative launched this conceptual framework, designed to drive improvement in every area of the GFSI ecosystem. What are the four features and what progress has been made? What […]
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 Launches Pilot for Food Safety Auditor Benchmarking Requirements to Boost Take-up of Critical Role Press Release 23 Mar 2022 Auditors GFSI Launches Pilot for Food Safety Auditor Benchmarking Requirements to Boost Take-up of Critical Role PARIS, 23rd March 2022 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) today announces the launch of the first live pilot of its Benchmarking Requirements for Food Safety Auditors’ Professional Recognition Bodies, following a successful consultation period. Although Food Safety Auditors are a vital part of ensuring safe food is available for people around the world, […]
GFSI Benchmarking Requirements for PRBs Publication 02 Nov 2021 Benchmarking GFSI Benchmarking Requirements for PRBs
Last Update of 2020 on GFSI’s ‘Race to the Top’ News Update 15 Dec 2020 Certification Last Update of 2020 on GFSI’s ‘Race to the Top’ Welcome to the second ‘Race to the Top’ news update from GFSI Director Erica Sheward! #gfsiR2T “I’m delighted to report that as the year comes to an end, we are in a brilliant place to press forward with all four features of the first phase of the ‘Race to the Top’. And the second phase […]
Consultation Response: Transitional Arrangements for Auditor Competence Verification Publication 14 Dec 2021 Auditors Consultation Response: Transitional Arrangements for Auditor Competence Verification
GFSI News Update: 2021 Achievements, Stakeholder Appreciation and Seasons Greetings News Update 20 Dec 2021 GFSI News Update: 2021 Achievements, Stakeholder Appreciation and Seasons Greetings In the last GFSI update of 2021, GFSI Director Erica Sheward recaps some of the year’s achievements, noting that “the list is pretty huge.” The year started out with the GFSI Conference making a successful move to virtual and GFSI itself being relaunched as a Coalition of Action of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF). In […]
GFSI Webinar: The New Pathway for Food Safety Auditors: Introducing a New Model for Qualification Video 22 Sep 2021 GFSI Race To The Top Priorities GFSI Webinar: The New Pathway for Food Safety Auditors: Introducing a New Model for Qualification     Check out the webinar and read the latest ATPD press release: GFSI Publishes Response to Auditor Training & Professional Development Stakeholder Consultation PARIS, 26TH October 2021 – The Consumer Goods Forum through its Coalition of Action on Food Safety, Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), has today published its response to the feedback received as part of […]
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