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GFSI Opens New Stakeholder Consultation for BRCGS Food Safety Issue 9 News Update 21 Jul 2023 Consultation GFSI Opens New Stakeholder Consultation for BRCGS Food Safety Issue 9 Update 11 August 2023: Please note that this consultation is now closed.   BRCGS Food Safety Issue 9 is undergoing the GFSI Benchmarking Process and is entering the stakeholder consultation phase today. The deadline for consultation responses is 11 August 2023. About BRCGS Food Safety Issue 9 BRCGS Food Safety Issue 9 was launched on 1 […]
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 […]
BRCGS Global Standard Agents and Brokers Issue 3 Gains GFSI Recognition Press Release 15 Sep 2022 Benchmarking BRCGS Global Standard Agents and Brokers Issue 3 Gains GFSI Recognition Paris  and London, 16 September 2022 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and BRCGS are pleased to announce that BRCGS Global Standard Agents and Brokers Issue 3 has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements v2020. The recognition encompasses GFSI Scope FII – Food […]
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 […]
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 Opens New Stakeholder Consultation for BRCGS News Update 28 Jul 2022 Consultation GFSI Opens New Stakeholder Consultation for BRCGS Update 29 August 2022: Please note that this consultation is now closed.   BRCGS’ Issue 3 of Agents & Brokers standard is undergoing the GFSI Benchmarking Process and is now entering the stakeholder consultation phase, starting on 28 July 2022. The Agents and Brokers Global Standard provides a framework to manage product safety, authenticity, quality […]
New Public Consultation Open: BRCGS, Packaging Standard Version 6 News Update 28 Jan 2020 Consultation New Public Consultation Open: BRCGS, Packaging Standard Version 6 GFSI is opening a new benchmarking consultation and is calling for stakeholder participation and comments.   BRC Global Standards issued a new version of their standard for packaging. Already a GFSI-recognised programme for many scopes, BRCGS wishes to retain the GFSI recognition of their packaging standard with this new version and asked to be re-assessed. […]
GFSI and the FAIRR Initiative Celebrate World Food Safety Day: Safe Food Now for a Healthy Tomorrow News Update 08 Jun 2021 Future of Food GFSI and the FAIRR Initiative Celebrate World Food Safety Day: Safe Food Now for a Healthy Tomorrow GFSI and FAIRR Initiative recently held a webinar to celebrate World Food Safety Day on Safe Food Now for a Healthy Tomorrow. GFSI Senior ManagerAnne Gerardi was joined by Wai-Chan Chan, Managing Director at the The Consumer Goods Forum, Maria Montosa, ESG Analyst at FAIRR Initiative, and Suresh Mistry, Co-Founder and head of ESG for […]
GFSI Opens New Stakeholder Consultation News Update 08 Jan 2024 Consultation GFSI Opens New Stakeholder Consultation Update 07 January 2024: Please note that this consultation is now closed.     GlobalG.A.P is undergoing the GFSI Benchmarking Process for 2 of its certification programmes and is entering the stakeholder consultation phase today. The deadline for consultation responses is 6 February 2024. About GlobalG.A.P. IFA-GFS v.6 Certification Programmes The Integrated Farm Assurance GFS […]
What is Food Safety Culture? Blog 08 Jun 2020 GFSI What is Food Safety Culture? In February 2020, Version 2020 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements was announced at the GFSI Conference in Seattle. Version 2020 includes a new element: food safety culture. GFSI Japan’s Communications Working Group spoke to Ayako Okada of BSI (British Standards Institution) Group Japan K.K., who is familiar with trends in international certification.   Ayako Okada: […]
Leaders from Across Food Industry to Convene at GFSI Conference to Accelerate Accessibility of Safe Food for People Everywhere Press Release 17 Feb 2022 GFSI Conference Leaders from Across Food Industry to Convene at GFSI Conference to Accelerate Accessibility of Safe Food for People Everywhere PARIS, 17 February – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), part of The Consumer Goods Forum and the world’s largest network to help achieve safe food for people everywhere, is set to unite food safety experts from around the globe at the GFSI Conference in Barcelona from 29-31 March. Urgent action is needed to meet […]
4 GFSI Myths, Busted: The Truth About Auditors, CPOs and Regulations Blog 04 Feb 2020 GFSI 4 GFSI Myths, Busted: The Truth About Auditors, CPOs and Regulations   There is always more to learn about GFSI! In the months since stepping into the role of Director last October, I’ve been focused on truly understanding the all facets of the critical and unique role GFSI plays in the global food safety ecosystem.   As part of this process, I’ve encountered a few misconceptions […]
GFSI Conference DAY 1 – Legacy and Leadership: GFSI Food Safety Community Unites to Ensure Safe Food for All News Update 09 Apr 2024 GFSI GFSI Conference DAY 1 – Legacy and Leadership: GFSI Food Safety Community Unites to Ensure Safe Food for All SINGAPORE, 9TH APRIL 2024: The highly anticipated 2024 GFSI Conference opened today at Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands Hotel, championing its mission of ‘Safe Food for All.’  Unfolding against the backdrop of a rapidly changing global environment, this year over 500 industry leaders from the GFSI community convened to tackle urgent challenges at the intersection of […]
Impressive ROI Calculation for Food Safety – A Follow-up from Testo’s Shark Tank Blog 15 Apr 2020 GFSI Conference Impressive ROI Calculation for Food Safety – A Follow-up from Testo’s Shark Tank At the recent GFSI Conference in Seattle, I had the special opportunity to speak at a Breakout Session about how the Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain can enhance food safety. This was a great experience and a fantastic new format for the conference, based on the popular ‘Shark Tank’ TV programme.   The innovative […]
The GFSI Conference 2024 at the Centre of the Rapidly Evolving Food Landscape Press Release 09 Apr 2024 The GFSI Conference 2024 at the Centre of the Rapidly Evolving Food Landscape Set against the dynamic shifts within the global food industry, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF)’s Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) conference will bring over 500 food industry experts together from 8-11 April in Singapore.    The conference, titled “Food Safety – Meeting the Needs of our Evolving World”, will explore approaches that build our food […]
Make the Most of Your Mornings with Special Sessions at the GFSI Conference! News Update 30 Jan 2020 GFSI Conference Make the Most of Your Mornings with Special Sessions at the GFSI Conference! To get the most out of your week in Seattle, be sure to add some Special Sessions to your conference agenda! Attendees who make time for these sessions, which are held at convenient morning intervals, will be the among the first to learn about the most cutting-edge innovations impacting food safety today.   This year’s […]
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