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GFSI SteerCo Meeting Summary: Stronger Relationships, Stronger Food Safety Systems News Update 10 May 2022 Governance GFSI SteerCo Meeting Summary: Stronger Relationships, Stronger Food Safety Systems Trust is undisputedly a fundamental ingredient in the recipe for food safety progress, so it comes as no surprise that it held such a prominent place at the recent GFSI Conference. The topic of trust was the guest of honour, referenced throughout the conference week in nearly every plenary speech, every breakout session and every […]
GFSI Conference 2023 Day 2 Roundup: Future Focused, Innovation Rich News Update 27 Apr 2023 GFSI GFSI Conference 2023 Day 2 Roundup: Future Focused, Innovation Rich ATLANTA, 26 April 2023 —Winds of change: Food safety future hinges on innovation, public-private partnerships, working together. As food safety challenges mount, stakeholders in the global food safety space will need to work together in new ways to address them. Those challenges were tackled at Day 2 of the GFSI Conference in Atlanta with an […]
GFSI Launches the New GFSI Global Markets Programme GMaP™ News Update 14 Nov 2023 Capacity Building GFSI Launches the New GFSI Global Markets Programme GMaP™ Paris, November 2nd 2023 – Responding to the ever-evolving needs of Food Business Operators (FBOs), GFSI is delighted to announce the launch of the new GFSI GMaP™, a Global Markets Programme allowing FBOs easy access to a suite of tools to enable self-assessment of food safety proficiencies based on CODEX Alimentarius.       Focused […]
Stakeholder Consultation – Strategic Review of GFSI’s Global Markets Programme News Update 05 Feb 2021 Global Markets Stakeholder Consultation – Strategic Review of GFSI’s Global Markets Programme GFSI is launching a consultation for the strategic review of the Global Markets Programme. We encourage all interested stakeholders to participate in shaping the future of GFSI’s food safety capability building programme. Since its launch in 2008, the Global Markets Programme (GMaP) has been adopted worldwide as a tool to support small and less developed […]
World Food Safety Day: Food standards keep the world running Press Release 07 Jun 2023 Capacity Building World Food Safety Day: Food standards keep the world running PARIS, 7 June 2023 — Statement by GFSI Steering Committee Co-Chairs Mark Fryling and Howard Popoola on the occasion of World Food Safety Day.   From farm or factory to the dinner table, the wellbeing of billions around the world depends upon food safety standards. But when we eat, how do we know those standards […]
News Update 20 Jan 2022 Global Markets Outcomes from the GFSI Global Markets Strategic Review It is becoming increasingly clear that local and well-informed food systems are critical in driving progress against the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and to the overall food security of future generations. Yet there is a lack of coordinated global support for businesses to build food safety capabilities, meet customer and regulatory requirements and supply safe […]
GFSI Conference 2023 Day 3 Roundup — Food Safety: A Common Language, A Common Goal For All News Update 28 Apr 2023 GFSI GFSI Conference 2023 Day 3 Roundup — Food Safety: A Common Language, A Common Goal For All ATLANTA, 27 April 2023 — Now more than ever, people tackling food safety need to find new ways to reach the mission of ‘safe food for everybody’, agreed global food safety experts and policymakers on the third and final day of the GFSI conference in Atlanta. Top food industry leaders, technology experts, and policy makers […]
GFSI Steering Committee Sets Course for Change News Update 05 Sep 2023 Technical Equivalence GFSI Steering Committee Sets Course for Change PARIS, 1 September 2023 – The GFSI Steering Committee meeting in April recharged its mission to bring new life to the Race to the Top. The framework dominated the two-day meeting held prior to the GFSI Conference in Atlanta. Steerco discussion looked at ways to refine priorities for 2023 and beyond, including engagement with CPOs […]
GFSI’s Position on the WHO Global Food Safety Strategy 2022-2030 Blog 03 Nov 2021 Global Markets GFSI’s Position on the WHO Global Food Safety Strategy 2022-2030 As our food network becomes more globalised and interconnected, we have seen a shift towards greater transparency and integrity as consumers are awakened to issues of food safety and traceability. Working for GFSI for the past six years has reinforced my strong belief that national and international public partners cannot build a safer and more […]
Call for Participation for the GFSI Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Local Group News Update 20 Jul 2021 Call for Participation for the GFSI Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Local Group The applications are closed. Visit our local groups page if you want to learn more about our work.   GFSI is actively seeking food safety experts to help advance the work of its GFSI Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Local Group. GFSI relies heavily on its regional networks via the GFSI Local Groups to […]
USAID Signs Partnership with The Global Food Safety Initiative Press Release 27 Apr 2023 Governance USAID Signs Partnership with The Global Food Safety Initiative   Atlanta, 26th April 2023 — Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to improve food safety and sustainable food systems in Africa. This MOU is an integral part of GFSI’s new capability strategy approach and contributes to the U.S. government’s […]
GFSI Conference DAY 2 – Dialogue and Discovery – GFSI Conference Diving Deep to Shape the Future of Food Safety News Update 10 Apr 2024 GFSI GFSI Conference DAY 2 – Dialogue and Discovery – GFSI Conference Diving Deep to Shape the Future of Food Safety SINGAPORE, 10TH APRIL 2024: As the 2nd Day of the GFSI Conference kicked off, the energy from the previous night’s networking event was still in the air. As the focus sharpened, the programme cut through the surface to dive deeper into the heart of the Conference themes under discussion. It was an agenda designed to […]
GFSI-led Webinar Opens the Door to 2021 World Food Safety Day Celebrations News Update 12 Mar 2021 Public-private Partnership GFSI-led Webinar Opens the Door to 2021 World Food Safety Day Celebrations The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and Codex Alimentarius Commission Secretariat gathered online for a conversation that centred on public-private partnerships, a form of collaboration that is essential to securing food safety globally. Erica Sheward, GFSI Director at The Consumer […]
Relive the Moment: GFSI Conference 2023 Summary Released News Update 26 Jul 2023 GFSI Conference Relive the Moment: GFSI Conference 2023 Summary Released Now more than ever, those responsible for food safety face unprecedented change. The executive summary of the 2023 GFSI Conference, just released, offers insights and strategies to help food industry professionals overcome the challenges. The 40-plus page recap covers all the sessions of the three-day conference, which looked at ways to tackle the turmoil facing […]
Outcomes from the GFSI Global Markets Strategic Review Podcast 20 Jan 2022 GFSI Outcomes from the GFSI Global Markets Strategic Review As the Global Food Safety Initiative, our ambition is to create and enhance food safety capability in food business operators, no matter their size or location in the world. To reach this ambition, it is essential to ensure GFSI’s Global Markets Programme evolves to meet the demands of a changing food safety ecosystem. In this episode of […]
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 […]
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