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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 […]
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 […]
New Consultation Opens for Version 8 of GFSI Benchmarking Requirements News Update 03 Sep 2019 Consultation New Consultation Opens for Version 8 of GFSI Benchmarking Requirements   GFSI is pleased to invite all stakeholders to participate in a second global public consultation for the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 8. This version, which will be published in February 2020 in time for GFSI’s 20th birthday, marks the first full revision of the Benchmarking Requirements since 2017. We hope you will assist us in making […]
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 […]
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 […]
First Consultation Opens for Version 8 of GFSI Benchmarking Requirements News Update 25 Apr 2019 Consultation First Consultation Opens for Version 8 of GFSI Benchmarking Requirements   GFSI is pleased to invite all stakeholders to participate in a global public consultation for Part III of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 8. This version, which will be published in February 2020 in time for GFSI’s 20th birthday, marks the first full revision of the Benchmarking Requirements since 2017. We hope you will assist us […]
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 […]
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 […]
New Benchmarking Public Consultation Open: SQF News Update 01 Aug 2018 New Benchmarking Public Consultation Open: SQF   The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is opening a new stakeholder consultation, a vital step in the benchmarking of Safe Quality Food (SQF) edition 8 against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.1. Already one of the GFSI-recognised certification programmes, SQF applied for re-benchmarking upon the release of the new version of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements. The SQF programme is recognised by […]
New Benchmarking Consultation Open: Global Red Meat Standard News Update 17 Oct 2018 New Benchmarking Consultation Open: Global Red Meat Standard The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is opening a new stakeholder consultation, a key step in the benchmarking of  Global Red Meat Standard (GRMS) against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.2. Already one of the GFSI-recognised certification programmes, GRMS applied for re-benchmarking upon the release of the new version of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements. First published in 2006, the Standard is tailored […]
New Benchmarking Consultation Open News Update 11 Jun 2018 New Benchmarking Consultation Open GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation, a vital step in the benchmarking of International Featured Standards (IFS) against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.1. Already one of the GFSI-recognised certification programmes, IFS is one of the largest private standards with a worldwide network and since 2003 benchmarked against every GFSI Guidance Document. Over 22.000 approved manufacturers as […]
Consultation Reveals Broad Support for GFSI’s ‘Race to the Top’ Framework Press Release 23 Jul 2020 Consultation Consultation Reveals Broad Support for GFSI’s ‘Race to the Top’ Framework       Respondents commended GFSI for its unique role in facilitating effective dialogue between multiple actors in the food safety ecosystem. Consultation showed broad recognition that the four features are the right ones, with the most potential for positive impact, and that GFSI is in a position to drive a change agenda to enhance […]
GFSI Opens New Public Consultation on Securing the Future of Food Safety Auditors Press Release 27 Apr 2021 Consultation GFSI Opens New Public Consultation on Securing the Future of Food Safety Auditors New Set of GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Will Look to Help Ensure Trust in Food Safety Auditors and Increase Recognition of this Vital Role in Securing Safe Food for People Everywhere.   PARIS, 27th April 2021 – Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, is pleased to announce […]
New Benchmarking Consultation Open: Global Aquaculture Alliance News Update 14 Sep 2018 New Benchmarking Consultation Open: Global Aquaculture Alliance   The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is opening a new stakeholder consultation as part of the benchmarking of the Seafood Processing Standard issue 5 against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.1. Following the publication of Version 7.1 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements, all recognised certification programme owners had to decide whether to renew their recognition. GFSI is […]
First Programme Benchmarked to GFSI’s Version 2020: New Consultation Open – CanadaGAP V9 News Update 09 Feb 2021 Certification First Programme Benchmarked to GFSI’s Version 2020: New Consultation Open – CanadaGAP V9     UPDATE: 9th March 2021: Please note that this Consultation is now closed. GFSI is pleased to announce the first benchmarking consultation against Version 2020.1 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements. We would like to congratulate CanadaGAP on being the first Certification Programme Owner (CPO) to apply for GFSI benchmarking against the new version. Already […]
New Benchmarking Consultation Open: GLOBALG.A.P. HPSS News Update 27 Jun 2019 Consultation New Benchmarking Consultation Open: GLOBALG.A.P. HPSS GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation, a vital step in the benchmarking of HPSS, a standard from GLOBAL G.A.P., against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.1. Already one of the GFSI-recognised certification programmes, GlobalG.A.P. applied for the benchmarking of their HPSS standard to obtain GFSI recognition. Why a Consultation? Open stakeholder consultations are an important step in […]
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