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Consultation Reveals Broad Support for GFSI’s ‘Race to the Top’ Framework Press Release 23 Jul 2020 Consultation Consultation Reveals Broad Support for GFSI’s ‘Race to the Top’ Framework Respondents commended GFSI for its unique role in facilitating effective dialogue between multiple actors in the food safety ecosystem. Consultation showed broad recognition that the four features are the right ones, with the most potential for positive impact, and that GFSI is in a position to drive a change agenda to enhance trust and confidence […]
GFSI Opens New Public Consultation on Securing the Future of Food Safety Auditors Press Release 27 Apr 2021 Consultation GFSI Opens New Public Consultation on Securing the Future of Food Safety Auditors UPDATE: 21st June 2021: Please note that this Consultation is now closed. New Set of GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Will Look to Help Ensure Trust in Food Safety Auditors and Increase Recognition of this Vital Role in Securing Safe Food for People Everywhere.   PARIS, 27th April 2021 – Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer […]
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 […]
We Asked, You Answered. Consultation Outcomes Coming Soon News Update 16 Jul 2020 Consultation We Asked, You Answered. Consultation Outcomes Coming Soon At GFSI, we have been humbled by the passion and commitment shown by the food safety community in participating in our consultation for the ‘Race to the Top’. This consultation is a vital step in an ambitious programme of modernisation announced at the GFSI Conference 2020. Our goal? To renew trust and confidence in the […]
New Benchmarking Consultation Open: BRC Benchmarking Consultation – GFSI Benchmarking Requirements V7.1 News Update 08 Aug 2018 Consultation New Benchmarking Consultation Open: BRC Benchmarking Consultation – GFSI Benchmarking Requirements V7.1 GFSI is launching a new stakeholder consultation, which is a vital step in the benchmarking of the BRC Global Standards against the latest version of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements, Version 7.1. BRC is already one of the GFSI’s recognised certification programme owners (CPOs) and applied for re-benchmarking upon the release of the new version. Why a Re-benchmarking? GFSI continually evolves […]
New Consultation Opens for Version 8 of GFSI Benchmarking Requirements News Update 03 Sep 2019 Consultation New Consultation Opens for Version 8 of GFSI Benchmarking Requirements   GFSI is pleased to invite all stakeholders to participate in a second global public consultation for the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 8. This version, which will be published in February 2020 in time for GFSI’s 20th birthday, marks the first full revision of the Benchmarking Requirements since 2017. We hope you will assist us in making […]
GFSI Publishes Response to Auditor Training & Professional Development Stakeholder Consultation Press Release 26 Oct 2021 Consultation GFSI Publishes Response to Auditor Training & Professional Development Stakeholder Consultation PARIS, 26th October 2021 – The Consumer Goods Forum through its Coalition of Action on Food Safety, Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), has today published its response to the feedback received as part of the recent stakeholder consultation run on the proposed new GFSI Benchmarking Requirements for Professional Bodies. This is a significant milestone in […]
First Programme Benchmarked to GFSI’s Version 2020: New Consultation Open – CanadaGAP V9 News Update 09 Feb 2021 Certification First Programme Benchmarked to GFSI’s Version 2020: New Consultation Open – CanadaGAP V9     UPDATE: 9th March 2021: Please note that this Consultation is now closed. GFSI is pleased to announce the first benchmarking consultation against Version 2020.1 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements. We would like to congratulate CanadaGAP on being the first Certification Programme Owner (CPO) to apply for GFSI benchmarking against the new version. Already […]
New Benchmarking Consultation Open: FSSC 22000 Version 5.1 News Update 12 Mar 2021 Certification New Benchmarking Consultation Open: FSSC 22000 Version 5.1 UPDATE: 9th April 2021: Please note that this Consultation is now closed. GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation, a vital step in the benchmarking of FSSC 22000 Version 5.1, against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1. As one of the already GFSI-recognised certification programmes, FSSC 22000 applied for the benchmarking of their Version 5.1 […]
New Benchmarking Consultation Open: GLOBALG.A.P., HPSS V.1.2 and PHA V.1.2 News Update 23 Feb 2021 Certification New Benchmarking Consultation Open: GLOBALG.A.P., HPSS V.1.2 and PHA V.1.2 UPDATE: 2ndApril 2021: Please note that this Consultation is now closed. GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation, a vital step in the benchmarking of HPSS V1.2 and PHA V1.2, which are standards from GLOBALG.A.P., against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1. Already one of the GFSI-recognised certification programmes, GLOBALG.A.P. applied for the benchmarking of their […]
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 […]
First Consultation Opens for Version 8 of GFSI Benchmarking Requirements News Update 25 Apr 2019 Consultation First Consultation Opens for Version 8 of GFSI Benchmarking Requirements   GFSI is pleased to invite all stakeholders to participate in a global public consultation for Part III of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 8. This version, which will be published in February 2020 in time for GFSI’s 20th birthday, marks the first full revision of the Benchmarking Requirements since 2017. We hope you will assist us […]
Stakeholder Consultation – Implementing GFSI’s Conceptual Framework for ‘The Race to the Top’ News Update 05 May 2020 Consultation Stakeholder Consultation – Implementing GFSI’s Conceptual Framework for ‘The Race to the Top’   GFSI is inviting all interested stakeholders to comment specifically on four features of a plan ratified by the GFSI Board in February 2020 in Seattle, which will require fundamental changes to the way that GFSI works with its major stakeholders.   The conceptual framework forms part of an ambitious programme of modernisation of GFSI […]
GFSI Opens New Stakeholder Consultation for The Global Seafood Alliance Press Release 14 Sep 2021 Consultation GFSI Opens New Stakeholder Consultation for The Global Seafood Alliance GFSI is very pleased 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. The Global Seafood Alliance has submitted their Seafood Processing Standard, Version 5.1 in their continuous commitment to maintain GFSI recognition. “The Global Seafood Alliance places great importance […]
GFSI Launches New Stakeholder Consultation on Primary Scopes and Service Provision Scope of the Benchmarking Requirements Press Release 03 Jun 2021 Consultation GFSI Launches New Stakeholder Consultation on Primary Scopes and Service Provision Scope of the Benchmarking Requirements CLOSED- 19th July 2021 PARIS, 3rd June 2021 — The Global Food Safety Imitative (GFSI; the Coalition), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, is opening a new stakeholder consultation to collect feedback on a set of proposed changes to the primary scopes of recognition of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements and a […]
GFSI Opens New Stakeholder Consultation for GLOBALG.A.P. Press Release 02 Sep 2021 GFSI GFSI Opens New Stakeholder Consultation for GLOBALG.A.P. GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation for GLOBALG.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance standards version 5.4-GFS for Fruits & Vegetable, and Aquaculture. The consultation represents one of the final stages in the benchmarking process against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1. This new step complements FoodPLUS GmbH, who owns GLOBALG.A.P., and their previous track record in […]
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