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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 […]
Version 7.1 of GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements Furthering Harmonisation Press Release 26 Apr 2017 Version 7.1 of GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements Furthering Harmonisation Reflects latest marketplace changes and stakeholder input. Result of continued private/public dialogue, such as with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in regards to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). PARIS, 26th April 2017 — Hot on the heels of February’s publication of the new GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7, Version 7.1 is now being […]
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 […]
BRCGS for Food Safety, Packaging Materials and Agents & Brokers Gain Recognition Against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1 Press Release 01 Jun 2021 Recognition BRCGS for Food Safety, Packaging Materials and Agents & Brokers Gain Recognition Against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1 PARIS and LONDON, 1st June 2021 — The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and BRCGS, a global consumer protection organisation that provides supply chain confidence through its suite of Global Standards, are pleased to announce that BRCGS has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements […]
CanadaGAP Obtains Recognition Against Version 2020.1 of GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Press Release 04 May 2021 Benchmarking CanadaGAP Obtains Recognition Against Version 2020.1 of GFSI Benchmarking Requirements PARIS, 4th May 2021 — CanadaGAP®, an internationally recognised food safety programme for fresh fruit and vegetable suppliers, and Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, today announced that CanadaGAP has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI’s Version 2020.1 Benchmarking Requirements. The recognition encompasses three CanadaGAP certification options: […]
BRCGS for Storage and Distribution issue 4 gains recognition against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1 News Update 06 Jul 2021 BRCGS for Storage and Distribution issue 4 gains recognition against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1 PARIS and London, 6th July 2021 — The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and BRCGS, a global consumer protection organisation that provides supply chain confidence through its suite of Global Standards, are pleased to announce that BRCGS for Storage and Distribution issue 4 has also […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
A “Revolution” for Food Safety: GFSI Director Erica Sheward on Version 2020 and the Race to the Top News Update 30 Apr 2020 GFSI Conference A “Revolution” for Food Safety: GFSI Director Erica Sheward on Version 2020 and the Race to the Top   Since taking the reins of GFSI in October 2019, Director Erica Sheward has helped to launch some of the most ambitious initiatives in the organisation’s recent history. Erica, who has over two decades of food safety experience in the public, private and academic sectors, is leading the charge on GFSI’s Race to the Top, […]
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 […]
GLOBALG.A.P. Gains GFSI Recognition for Produce Handling Assurance Press Release 13 May 2021 Recognition GLOBALG.A.P. Gains GFSI Recognition for Produce Handling Assurance PARIS and COLOGNE, 13th May 2021 — The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and GLOBALG.A.P. c/o FoodPLUS GmbH, a global organisation offering a set of standards for good agricultural practices (G.A.P.), are pleased to announce that GLOBALG.A.P. has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements […]
Does GFSI Certification Equate to FSMA Compliance? Blog 27 Apr 2017 Does GFSI Certification Equate to FSMA Compliance? Ever since the rules of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) began being published, the industry has questioned its linkage with the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) certification. As such, a major question has been: “If I am certified to a GFSI scheme, does that mean I will also be compliant with the rules of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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