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New Benchmarking Consultation Open: BRC Benchmarking Consultation – GFSI Benchmarking Requirements V7.1 News Update 08 Aug 2018 New Benchmarking Consultation Open: BRC Benchmarking Consultation – GFSI Benchmarking Requirements V7.1 GFSI is launching a new stakeholder consultation, which is a vital step in the benchmarking of the BRC Global Standards against the latest version of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements, Version 7.1. BRC is already one of the GFSI’s recognised certification programme owners (CPOs) and applied for re-benchmarking upon the release of the new version. Why a Re-benchmarking? GFSI continually evolves […]
Benchmarking Series: GFSI Opens Two New Stakeholder Consultations News Update 03 Apr 2018 Benchmarking Series: GFSI Opens Two New Stakeholder Consultations As part of its current benchmarking series, GFSI is opening two new stakeholder consultations. The latest certification programme owners (CPOs) to have reached this key step in the GFSI benchmarking process are CanadaGAP and PrimusGFS. Having previously achieved GFSI recognition against prior versions of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements, CanadaGAP and PrimusGFS applied for re-benchmarking upon the release of […]
GFSI Unveils its New Benchmarking Requirements, Strengthening FMCG Supply Chains Press Release 06 Mar 2018 GFSI Unveils its New Benchmarking Requirements, Strengthening FMCG Supply Chains Global Food Safety Initiative reveals new Benchmarking Requirements, Version 7.2, covering the whole supply chain and focussing on improving auditor competency It’s the latest initiative in GFSI’s mission to advance food safety and encourage industry action Announced at the Global Food Safety Conference in Tokyo, the industry’s annual rendezvous for the advancement of food safety […]
BRC Global Standards Recognised against Version 7.1 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements News Update 24 Apr 2018 BRC Global Standards Recognised against Version 7.1 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements The GFSI Board of Directors is pleased to announce that BRC Global Standards has achieved recognition against Version 7.1 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements. BRC Global Standards is the first of a number of Certification Programme Owners (CPOs) currently undergoing benchmarking against Version 7.1. GFSI continually evolves its benchmarking requirements to reflect new industry challenges, best practices and […]
New Benchmarking Consultation Open: BRC Global Standards Against Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1 News Update 26 Mar 2021 Certification New Benchmarking Consultation Open: BRC Global Standards Against Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1 GFSI is delighted to announce the opening of another stakeholder consultation, one of the final stages in the benchmarking process against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1. BRC Global Standards (BRCGS) submitted four of their Global Standards for re-assessment: Global Standard for Food Safety issue 8, Global Standard for Packaging Materials issue 6, Global Standard […]
GFSI Releases New Edition of Benchmarking Requirements Press Release 28 Feb 2017 GFSI Releases New Edition of Benchmarking Requirements HOUSTON, 28th February 2017 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) today announced the publication of its highly-anticipated 7th version of the industry-acclaimed GFSI Benchmarking Requirements, previously known as the GFSI Guidance Document. This publication clearly delivers on GFSI’s mission to provide continuous improvement in food safety management systems so as to ensure confidence in the […]
The Countdown to V8 Begins! What’s New in Version 8 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements News Update 03 Sep 2019 Benchmarking The Countdown to V8 Begins! What’s New in Version 8 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 8 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements is set to release in February 2020, just in time for the 2020 GFSI Conference! The first full revision of the Benchmarking Requirements since 2017, Version 8 is designed to be clear, practical and applicable along the entire supply chain from farm to fork. By regularly developing new […]
New Benchmarking Consultation Open: FSSC 22000 Version 5.1 News Update 12 Mar 2021 Certification New Benchmarking Consultation Open: FSSC 22000 Version 5.1 UPDATE: 9th April 2021: Please note that this Consultation is now closed. GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation, a vital step in the benchmarking of FSSC 22000 Version 5.1, against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1. As one of the already GFSI-recognised certification programmes, FSSC 22000 applied for the benchmarking of their Version 5.1 […]
New Benchmarking Consultation Open: GLOBALG.A.P., HPSS V.1.2 and PHA V.1.2 News Update 23 Feb 2021 Certification New Benchmarking Consultation Open: GLOBALG.A.P., HPSS V.1.2 and PHA V.1.2 UPDATE: 2ndApril 2021: Please note that this Consultation is now closed. GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation, a vital step in the benchmarking of HPSS V1.2 and PHA V1.2, which are standards from GLOBALG.A.P., against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1. Already one of the GFSI-recognised certification programmes, GLOBALG.A.P. applied for the benchmarking of their […]
Two New CPOs – JFSM & JGF – Achieve Recognition Against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements News Update 15 Nov 2018 Two New CPOs – JFSM & JGF – Achieve Recognition Against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements PARIS, 15th November 2018 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the two newest certification programme owners (CPOs) to achieve recognition against Version 7.1 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements are the Japan Food Safety Management Association (JFSM) and the Japan GAP Foundation (JGF). It was with much delight that GFSI received an application for benchmarking from […]
GRMS Version 6 Recognised against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.2 News Update 10 Dec 2018 GRMS Version 6 Recognised against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.2     PARIS, 10 December 2018 – It is with pleasure that the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Board of Directors announces that the Global Red Meat Standard (GRMS) Version 6 has achieved recognition against Version 7.2 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements. First published in 2006, GRMS is tailored to the specific needs of the red meat industry and seeks to […]
Introducing the Latest Version of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Blog 27 Mar 2018 Benchmarking Introducing the Latest Version of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Exciting times are here again for the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements. Version 7.2 was released at our annual Global Food Safety Conference in Tokyo. I was thrilled to make this announcement and present on this topic in detail at the conference as part of the GFSI & You session on the opening day. Over the last […]
GFSI Recognises FSSC 22000 Against Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.1 News Update 08 Oct 2018 GFSI Recognises FSSC 22000 Against Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.1 PARIS, 8th October 2018 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Board of Directors is glad to announce that FSSC 22000’s certification programme version 4.1 has achieved recognition against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.1. GFSI and Foundation FSSC 22000 thoroughly reviewed the certification programme during the collaborative and transparent benchmarking process. This recognition marks another milestone in the […]
SQFI Achieves Recognition against Version 7.1 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements News Update 20 Sep 2018 SQFI Achieves Recognition against Version 7.1 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements   PARIS, 20th September 2018 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI) has achieved recognition against Version 7.1 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements. As part of its objective to continually evolve its benchmarking requirements to reflect new industry challenges, best practices and stakeholder input, GFSI published version […]
Global Aquaculture Alliance Achieves Recognition Against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.1 News Update 06 Nov 2018 Global Aquaculture Alliance Achieves Recognition Against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.1   PARIS, 6th November 2018 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has achieved recognition against Version 7.1 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements. GAA is an international, non-profit trade association dedicated to advancing seafood safety and environmentally and socially responsible aquaculture. Through the development of its BAP certification […]
New Benchmarking Consultation Open: GLOBALG.A.P. News Update 30 Nov 2018 New Benchmarking Consultation Open: GLOBALG.A.P. The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is opening a new stakeholder consultation, a vital step in the benchmarking of  GLOBALG.A.P. against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.1. GFSI was very pleased that GLOBALG.A.P. applied for re-assessment against this new version of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements and, in doing so, renewed their long-term commitment to GFSI and our continued efforts towards harmonisation […]
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