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Steve Wearne Explains the 5 Key Goals of Codex Alimentarius — And How GFSI Can Help News Update 28 May 2019 Public-private Partnership Steve Wearne Explains the 5 Key Goals of Codex Alimentarius — And How GFSI Can Help   While all of the guests on the GFSI Experts Series hold at least one prestigious title, Steve Wearne has two; he is Vice-Chair at the Codex Alimentarius Commission and Director of Science at the UK FSA. His joint responsibility gives him a uniquely informed perspective on the importance of one of GFSI’s core missions: […]
A Paramount Partnership: How Codex Alimentarius and GFSI Collaborate to Promote Food Safety Standards News Update 14 May 2019 Public-private Partnership A Paramount Partnership: How Codex Alimentarius and GFSI Collaborate to Promote Food Safety Standards   In the field of global food safety, few organisations hold more sway than the Codex Alimentarius Commission. This week on the GFSI Experts Series, we hear from one of the leaders of this influential organisation: Chairperson Guilherme da Costa. GFSI has long enjoyed a close relationship with Codex; the Benchmarking Requirements are based on […]
GFSI’s Voice at Codex: An Insider’s Guide to the GFSI-CCFICS Partnership News Update 11 Jun 2019 Public-private Partnership GFSI’s Voice at Codex: An Insider’s Guide to the GFSI-CCFICS Partnership   Last week, GFSI celebrated the first World Food Safety Day in conjunction with Codex Alimentarius. As collaboration between the two organisations continues to grow, GFSI is becoming quite fluent in Codex lingo. One acronym you will hear especially frequently is CCFICS: the Codex Committee on Food Import and Export Certification and Inspection. Like GFSI, this Codex […]
Food Safety is Everyone’s Business | Observe World Food Safety Day with GFSI and Codex! News Update 07 May 2020 Public-private Partnership Food Safety is Everyone’s Business | Observe World Food Safety Day with GFSI and Codex!   The relationship between GFSI and the Codex Alimentarius Commission, the body responsible for developing and implementing the joint WHO/FAO food standards programme, is close and long-standing. The GFSI Benchmarking Requirements are based in part on Codex standards, and Codex leaders frequently appear on the GFSI Conference speaker list.   At the 2020 conference, one […]
How Codex Alimentarius and GFSI Collaborate to Promote Food Safety Standards Video 13 May 2019 Public-private Partnership How Codex Alimentarius and GFSI Collaborate to Promote Food Safety Standards
Steve Wearne Explains the 5 Key Goals of Codex Alimentarius — And How GFSI Can Help Video 28 May 2019 Public-private Partnership Steve Wearne Explains the 5 Key Goals of Codex Alimentarius — And How GFSI Can Help
GFSI’s Voice at Codex: An Insider’s Guide to the GFSI-CCFICS Partnership Video 11 Jun 2019 Public-private Partnership GFSI’s Voice at Codex: An Insider’s Guide to the GFSI-CCFICS Partnership
GFSI & Codex Alimentarius Publication 05 May 2020 Public-private Partnership GFSI & Codex Alimentarius
Food Safety is Everyone’s Business | Observe World Food Safety Day with GFSI and Codex! Video 07 May 2020 Public-private Partnership Food Safety is Everyone’s Business | Observe World Food Safety Day with GFSI and Codex!
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 […]
G2B: Surveying the Horizon For Food Regulation Blog 26 Nov 2019 Public-private Partnership G2B: Surveying the Horizon For Food Regulation Are you a national regulatory authority, intergovernmental organisation, or transnational food business? Want to know what G2B is, and how it can help you access current thinking and insights from across these communities? Read on!   The GFSI government-to-business (G2B) Meeting in 2019 was my first experience with this annual forum. It is held adjacent […]
One Standard for the Food Industry? | Ask GFSI News Update 13 Aug 2020 GFSI One Standard for the Food Industry? | Ask GFSI GFSI has recently received some questions around the opportunity to converge towards a unique standard for food safety. In today’s post, we respond to these questions and explain the GFSI position on this topic. For those who know GFSI well, you know that we provide a framework for harmonising food safety Certification Programmes, while leaving […]
GFSI 2019 Conference Roundup Day 1: Many Voices, One Shared Goal News Update 26 Feb 2019 GFSI 2019 Conference Roundup Day 1: Many Voices, One Shared Goal   After thirteen years abroad, the GFSI Conference has returned to its home country of France! Over 1,000 delegates streamed through the doors of the historic Nice Acropolis this morning, making the 2019 conference the biggest event GFSI has ever held in Europe. The diverse delegation represents multinationals and SMEs, retailers and manufacturers, research labs, […]
The Harmonization and Recognition of Global Methods: Dream Becomes Reality Blog 17 Jan 2017 The Harmonization and Recognition of Global Methods: Dream Becomes Reality Say you produce product in Latin America and you export to Europe and the USA. What methods should be used to test your product to meet requirements – both within the country of origin, and to meet requirements for the country of import? How many methods must be used? BOTH the standard method of the […]
Third-Party Certification and the Public Sector: A Multifaceted Perspective from the Chair of CCFICS Blog 26 Sep 2019 GFSI Conference Third-Party Certification and the Public Sector: A Multifaceted Perspective from the Chair of CCFICS Fran Freeman is what you might call a multitasker: she both chairs the Codex Committee on Food Import and Export Inspection and Certification Systems (CCFICS) and leads the Exports Division of the Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources. This dual role gives her a multifaceted perspective on the role of the public sector […]
125 Decision-Makers, One Shared Goal: Reflections from the 4th Government-to-Business Meeting News Update 01 Oct 2019 GFSI Conference 125 Decision-Makers, One Shared Goal: Reflections from the 4th Government-to-Business Meeting   The fourth annual GFSI Government-to-Business (G2B) Meeting, held immediately prior to the GFSI Conference in Nice, attracted a record number of participants: 125 leaders and decision-makers took part, representing 29 governments, 38 governmental agencies and 10 intergovernmental organisations. Since its first iteration in Berlin in 2016, the meeting has offered a unique platform for […]
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