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GFSI Invited to Share Comments on New Codex Guidance on Food Fraud News Update 20 May 2022 Food Fraud GFSI Invited to Share Comments on New Codex Guidance on Food Fraud Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is participating with the Codex Committee on Food Import and Export Inspection and Certification Systems (CCFICS) to support the development of its new guidance on food fraud. GFSI appears in the first draft guidelines of the Codex Guidance on Food Fraud as a key reference for its work on food […]
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 […]
Press Release 14 Jul 2014 Food Fraud GFSI Position Paper on Mitigating the Public Health Risk of Food Fraud PARIS, 14th July 2014 — The Global Food Safety Initiative is proud to release a paper on the position of the GFSI on Food Fraud mitigation. This work has been led by the GFSI Guidance Document Working Group(1) with the Food Fraud Think Tank(2), convened to further advance the food fraud mitigation topic. In 2013, […]
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 […]
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 […]
GFSI & Codex Alimentarius Publication 05 May 2020 Public-private Partnership GFSI & Codex Alimentarius
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 […]
Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) recognises SQF Scope Extension for Storage and Distribution Press Release 07 Jan 2015 Benchmarking Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) recognises SQF Scope Extension for Storage and Distribution PARIS, 7th January 2015 — The GFSI Board of Directors is pleased to announce that SQF 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 SQF has already achieved GFSI recognition (AI, BI, C, D, EI, EII, EIII, EIV, F, L and M). The GFSI […]
Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Recognises BRC Scope Extension for Storage and Distribution Press Release 14 Aug 2014 Benchmarking 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, […]
GFSI 2019 Conference Roundup Day 1: Many Voices, One Shared Goal News Update 26 Feb 2019 GFSI Conference 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, […]
GFSI Recognises IFS Scope Extension for Storage and Distribution Press Release 18 Aug 2014 Certification GFSI Recognises IFS Scope Extension for Storage and Distribution PARIS , 18th August 2014 — The GFSI Board of Directors is pleased to announce that IFS – International Featured 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 IFS has already achieved GFSI recognition (C, D, […]
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’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
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