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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 […]
Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Recognises BRC Scope Extension for Storage and Distribution Press Release 14 Aug 2014 Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Recognises BRC Scope Extension for Storage and Distribution PARIS, 14th August 2014 — The GFSI Board of Directors is pleased to announce that BRC Global Standards has achieved recognition against the Guidance Document Sixth Edition for the scope of Storage and Distribution (J). This is in addition to the scopes for which BRC has already achieved GFSI recognition (D, EI, EII, EIII, EIV, […]
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. […]
New Free Online Tool to Bolster Small Agribusinesses’ Competitiveness Press Release 24 Jun 2015 New Free Online Tool to Bolster Small Agribusinesses’ Competitiveness Global Food Safety Initiative and International Trade Centre join forces to help small food manufacturers access global markets PARIS and GENEVA, 24th June 2015 — The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and the International Trade Centre (ITC) today launched a free public customized joint online application of the Global Markets Programme (www.standardsmap.org/mygfsi). It is designed […]
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 […]
Launching the Global Markets Programme for Primary Production – 2nd Edition Blog 13 Feb 2018 Launching the Global Markets Programme for Primary Production – 2nd Edition   It is my great pleasure to be invited to write this blog post on behalf of the GFSI Global Markets Primary Production technical working group to announce the launch of the Global Markets Programme for Primary Production. This second edition of Global Markets Primary has been designed to address food safety requirements pertaining to the […]
BRC Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 8 is Now GFSI-Recognised News Update 23 May 2019 Benchmarking BRC Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 8 is Now GFSI-Recognised   We are very pleased to announce that the BRC Food Safety Standard issue 8 is being added to the scope of GFSI recognition for BRC Global Standards after a successful assessment against version 7.2 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements. For GFSI, continued collaboration with Certification Programme Owners as they update their standards and processes […]
GFSI Global Markets Programme: The Journey of a Mexican Agribusiness Blog 08 Aug 2018 Global Markets GFSI Global Markets Programme: The Journey of a Mexican Agribusiness This blog post is the second of a series that will be published over the next few weeks. This series will allow you to get to know the 2018 GFSI Global Markets Awards winners from four countries across the globe (Mexico, Japan, Nigeria and Pakistan) and how their use of the GFSI Global Markets Programme […]
GFSI Global Markets Programme: Instilling Collaborative, Employee Participation in Food Safety Culture Blog 24 Jul 2018 GFSI Global Markets Programme: Instilling Collaborative, Employee Participation in Food Safety Culture This blog post is the first of a series that will be published over the next few weeks. This series will allow you to get to know the 2018 GFSI Global Markets Awards winners from four countries across the globe (Japan, Mexico, Nigeria and Pakistan) and how their use of the GFSI Global Markets Programme […]
CEOs from Global Food Industry Giants to Gather at GFSI’s 2017 Global Food Safety Conference Press Release 21 Dec 2016 CEOs from Global Food Industry Giants to Gather at GFSI’s 2017 Global Food Safety Conference Under the theme of “Leadership for Growth,” eight CEOs “walk the talk” and demonstrate just how important food safety is in their business: Cargill, Danone, Ecolab, The Hershey Company, Mondelēz, Schnuck’s, Tyson Foods and Wegmans Food Markets. The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) are working hard on what is […]
GFSI Recognises Excellence in Food Safety with its Global Markets Awards 2018 Press Release 07 Mar 2018 GFSI Recognises Excellence in Food Safety with its Global Markets Awards 2018 Four companies, Nuts and Legumes Co. (Pakistan), Plantation Industries Limited (Nigeria), Fuji Foods Co. Ltd (Japan) and ASOCIACIONES AGROINDUSTRIALES SERRANAS S.A DE C.V (Mexico), recognised for application of the GFSI Global Markets Programme on their journey towards GFSI certification The GFSI Global Markets Programme sets out how small and medium-size companies can provide safe food, […]
New GFSI Japan Local Group Chair Kotani and New Vice-Chair Ishikawa Talk About Their Aspirations News Update 07 Sep 2020 GFSI New GFSI Japan Local Group Chair Kotani and New Vice-Chair Ishikawa Talk About Their Aspirations   In January, Masanori Kotani (Amazon Japan G.K.) assumed office as the Chair of the GFSI Japan Local Group, with Atsushi Ishikawa (Harada Tea Processing Co., Ltd.) assuming office as the Vice-Chair. This interview was postponed due to COVID-19 crisis, and was conducted in June for the two to speak on future policies and activities […]
GFSI Global Markets Programme: An African Success Story Blog 03 Sep 2018 Global Markets GFSI Global Markets Programme: An African Success Story This blog post is the third of a series that will be published over the next few weeks. This series will allow you to get to know the 2018 GFSI Global Markets Awards winners from four countries across the globe (Nigeria, Mexico, Japan, and Pakistan) and how their use of the GFSI Global Markets Programme […]
6 Top Tips for a Successful Global Markets Awards Application Blog 24 Aug 2018 Global Markets 6 Top Tips for a Successful Global Markets Awards Application The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI)’s 2019 Global Markets Awards, sponsored by greenfence, are rapidly approaching! If you are in the process of or thinking of applying to be one of next year’s winners of this prestigious award, use the following top tips by members of the international selection committee to produce a quality application: Tip […]
Press Release 18 Feb 2014 GFSI Announces New Board Chairman Vice-Chairs Cenk Gürol, Group Chief SCM Officer, Aeon CO., LTD & President, Aeon Global SCM CO., LTD, Japan takes over Chairmanship of the GFSI Board of Directors. Mike Robach, Vice President, Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory Affairs, Cargill, USA and Neil Marshall, Global Director, Quality & Food Safety Strategy, Policy and Programs, The Coca-Cola Company, USA […]
Leveraging the Global Food Safety Initiative to Meet China Food Safety Challenges Press Release 03 Nov 2015 Leveraging the Global Food Safety Initiative to Meet China Food Safety Challenges 400 Food Safety Specialists Gather in Beijing as New Law Comes Into Effect  3 New Public-Private Partnerships Announced   BEIJING, 3 November 2015 – Today over 400 top food safety executives from China and the rest of the world are gathered in Beijing for the 4th annual GFSI Focus Day China. One month after China’s […]
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