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GFSI and CNHFA Join Forces in a New Public-Private Partnership to Take Food Safety to the Next Level in China Press Release 03 Nov 2015 Public-private Partnership GFSI and CNHFA Join Forces in a New Public-Private Partnership to Take Food Safety to the Next Level in China BEIJING, 3 November 2015 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) today announces a new public-private partnership with the China Nutrition and Health Food Association (CNHFA) as part of a joint commitment to providing safe food for consumers everywhere. GFSI and the CNHFA announced the MoU for this public-private partnership at the 4th annual GFSI Focus […]
Food Safety is Everyone’s Business Blog 09 Nov 2016 Food Safety is Everyone’s Business Wegmans is a regional supermarket chain in the US that has been around for 100 years. Food safety has never been a competitive issue for us. We pride ourselves on high standards in everything we do, including food safety, and are always looking for best practices that can make us better. The Global Food Safety […]
GFSI on Strategic Partnerships to Enhance the Safety of Imported Foods Blog 21 Feb 2017 Public-private Partnership GFSI on Strategic Partnerships to Enhance the Safety of Imported Foods GFSI’s North American Representative, Karil L. Kochenderfer, spoke at this month’s FDA Public Hearing Strategic Partnerships to Enhance the Safety of Imported Foods in College Park, Maryland. We are pleased to share her remarks with you here. GFSI’s North American Representative, Karil L. Kochenderfer, spoke at this month’s FDA Public Hearing Strategic Partnerships to Enhance the […]
Food Safety Starts With Frontline Workers Blog 12 Feb 2020 GFSI Conference Food Safety Starts With Frontline Workers You’ve probably never heard of Hermann Ebbinghaus – he’s a 19th century German psychologist who developed what’s called “The Forgetting Curve,” which shows how information is lost over time when there is no attempt made to retain it.   So how does Dr. Ebbinghaus’ work connect to food safety? His work is more applicable than […]
Amazon, Nestlé, Walmart and More Share Food Safety Best Practice in GFSI Case Study Booklet Press Release 20 Feb 2020 GFSI Amazon, Nestlé, Walmart and More Share Food Safety Best Practice in GFSI Case Study Booklet   PARIS, 20 February ─ The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is excited to announce the relaunch of its Case Study Booklet, released just ahead of the 2020 GFSI Conference in Seattle, Washington.   The GFSI Case Study Booklet showcases the organisation’s work with companies to improve food safety practices, both internally and along their […]
Call for Participation in New Working Group  Managing Risks in Produce and Leafy Greens News Update 12 Sep 2019 Benchmarking Call for Participation in New Working Group Managing Risks in Produce and Leafy Greens GFSI is seeking food safety professionals and primary production experts to participate in a new Technical Working Group (TWG). This group is set to carry out a literature review and provide guidelines on risk management in primary production and leafy greens. “A review of global best practices by this Technical Working Group will assist in […]
Traceability Provides the Trusted Foundation for Global Food Safety Blog 18 Jan 2019 Traceability Provides the Trusted Foundation for Global Food Safety As food safety challenges intensify worldwide, global traceability is needed more than ever. Today’s traceability systems must be interoperable and scalable, providing all stakeholders in the food supply chain with an easy way to collaborate and share information. GS1 standards provide the needed framework for global visibility of food products as they travel from grower to consumer. […]
The Government-to-Business (G2B) Meetings | 2021 and the Look Ahead News Update 18 Nov 2021 Public-private Partnership The Government-to-Business (G2B) Meetings | 2021 and the Look Ahead For the sixth consecutive year, GFSI hosted the annual Government-to-Business (G2B) Meeting in 2021. The G2B Meeting is an extraordinarily unique platform, where governments and intergovernmental organisations come together with the private sector and discuss common opportunities to advance food safety around the globe. Since its genesis in 2016, the G2B Meeting has grown into […]
GLOBALG.A.P, HOP Sub-scope V5.3 Recognised Against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements News Update 24 Mar 2020 GFSI GLOBALG.A.P, HOP Sub-scope V5.3 Recognised Against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements It is with pleasure that the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) announces that GLOBALG.A.P., HOP Sub-scope V5.3 is now recognised against Version 7.2 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements.   GLOBALG.A.P. issued the HOP Sub-scope and expressed their will to apply for GFSI recognition. At GFSI, we are always delighted when Certification Programme Owners applies for […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Strengthens Leadership Team With Two Senior Hires in Food Safety and Sustainability Press Release 21 Apr 2015 GFSI The Consumer Goods Forum Strengthens Leadership Team With Two Senior Hires in Food Safety and Sustainability PARIS, Tuesday 21st April, 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (the “CGF”) has appointed two new directors, strengthening its senior management team. Véronique Discours-Buhot joins as Director, Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) while Ignacio Gavilan has arrived as Director, Sustainability. In their new roles, Véronique and Ignacio will work with the wider Management Committee to […]
The Food Industry’s Flagship Food Safety Event Goes to Asia Press Release 12 Jan 2015 GFSI Conference The Food Industry’s Flagship Food Safety Event Goes to Asia PARIS, 12th January 2015 — For the first time, the flagship food safety event of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), gathering 1,000 food industry leaders annually, is going to Asia in 2015 after 13 successful editions in Europe and North America.   Asia, a Strategic Region for Food Safety Many companies are increasing their […]
How Mexico is Driving Food Safety Through Capacity Building Blog 08 Feb 2018 Global Markets How Mexico is Driving Food Safety Through Capacity Building   Mexico is one of the most interesting countries in the world with regard to food. However, we face a number of challenges when it comes to food safety. The continued work of the GFSI Mexico Local Group is tackling these challenges across a number of different projects in pursuit of the GFSI vision of safe […]
Call for Participation | Information and Communication Technologies in Auditing News Update 03 Sep 2020 GFSI Call for Participation | Information and Communication Technologies in Auditing GFSI is seeking academic experts to join a Working Group on the use of Information and Communication Technologies in auditing. The use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) (1) has been growing steadily in daily lives, both at home and at work, and increasingly in auditing practices. ‘Remote’ audit practices are already common in some […]
Government and Industry Set to Discus Groundbreaking Efforts In Public-Private Collaboration for Food Safety Press Release 07 Nov 2016 Public-private Partnership Government and Industry Set to Discus Groundbreaking Efforts In Public-Private Collaboration for Food Safety The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is to host top industry players and key government leaders at FSMA-focused food safety briefing in Washington D.C. on Nov 15 GFSI, a marketplace FSMA, has brought the industry together around a common standard and can be leveraged to support implementation of new food compliance requirements Cargill, Wegmans, McDonald’s, […]
Proactive Food Safety: Three Strategies to Stay Ahead Blog 14 Jan 2016 Supply Chains Proactive Food Safety: Three Strategies to Stay Ahead Consumer demand and food safety regulations are requiring food safety strategies that are increasingly proactive. For food manufacturers and retailers to meet the demand, they will need to address three critical areas: effective training, technology utilization and water management. As we kick off 2016, here is a look at how these three factors can be […]
Small Companies in Asia Receive a Boost to Tackle Food Safety | FIA Reports Blog 14 Aug 2014 Small Companies in Asia Receive a Boost to Tackle Food Safety | FIA Reports Small and Medium size Enterprises (SMEs) in Asia have welcomed a tailor-made tool designed by collaborative industry organisations to help SME suppliers and food manufacturers gain access to global supply chains. Small and Medium size Enterprises (SMEs) in Asia have welcomed a tailor-made tool designed by collaborative industry organisations to help SME suppliers and food […]
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