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New Stakeholder Consultation Opens: The Global Red Meat Standard News Update 08 Jul 2021 Consultation New Stakeholder Consultation Opens: The Global Red Meat Standard 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. for The Global Red Meat Standard version 6.1. Indeed the Danish Agriculture &  Food Council  has maintained GFSI recognition for many years and we are very pleased about their continued commitment […]
New Stakeholder Consultation Open: Freshcare News Update 08 Jul 2021 New Stakeholder Consultation Open: Freshcare GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation on the outcome of a benchmarking assessment against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1. Freshcare, who first achieved GFSI recognition in February 2020, carefully prepared edition 4.2 of their food safety and quality standard to maintain recognition as GFSI issued a new more challenging version of their Benchmarking Requirements. We […]
New Stakeholder Consultation Open: IFS News Update 08 Jul 2021 New Stakeholder Consultation Open: IFS 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 International Featured Standards submitted 4 of their standards for re-benchmarking: IFS Food v.7, IFS Logistics v. 2.2, IFS Broker v. 3 and IFS PACsecure v.1.1. IFS has […]
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 […]
GFSI’s Global Markets Programme: A Look Back & Ahead Video 25 Jun 2021 Global Markets GFSI’s Global Markets Programme: A Look Back & Ahead Join us as we reflect on the success of GFSI’s Global Markets Programme, a programme designed to help build food safety capability and aid SMEs to achieve certification to a GFSI-recognised food safety programme and to improve market access. We recently opened a strategic review and public consultation of the Programme to ensure it remains […]
GFSI Launches New Stakeholder Consultation on Primary Scopes and Service Provision Scope of the Benchmarking Requirements Press Release 03 Jun 2021 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 […]
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 […]
GFSI Hosts Webinar on Securing the Future of Food Safety Auditors – a Review of Race to the Top Feature 1 News Update 21 May 2021 Consultation GFSI Hosts Webinar on Securing the Future of Food Safety Auditors – a Review of Race to the Top Feature 1 GFSI recently held a webinar on securing the future of food safety auditors; a review of Race to the Top Feature 1. GFSI Senior Technical Manager Marie-Claude Quentin began the session by introducing the two panelists: Jon Poole, Chief Executive of IFST, and Andrew Clarke, Senior Director of QA at Loblaw Companies Ltd. Marie-Claude first […]
GFSI Steering Committee Members Meet for Second Time Since Inauguration; Focus Shifts from Onboarding to Action News Update 20 May 2021 GFSI Steering Committee Members Meet for Second Time Since Inauguration; Focus Shifts from Onboarding to Action Members of the GFSI Steering Committee met for the second time as a group earlier this month following a series on onboarding sessions with individual members. The onboarding sessions helped to ensure new members were fully up-to-speed on all things GFSI and a strong foundation for the work to come. This second Steering Committee meeting […]
GLOBALG.A.P. Renews GFSI Recognition for Harmonised Produce Safety Standard Press Release 18 May 2021 Recognition GLOBALG.A.P. Renews GFSI Recognition for Harmonised Produce Safety Standard PARIS and COLOGNE, 18th May 2021 — The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and GLOBALG.A.P. c/o FoodPLUS GmbH, a global organisation offering a set of standards for good agricultural practices (G.A.P.), are pleased to announce that GLOBALG.A.P. has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements […]
GLOBALG.A.P. Gains GFSI Recognition for Produce Handling Assurance Press Release 13 May 2021 Recognition GLOBALG.A.P. Gains GFSI Recognition for Produce Handling Assurance PARIS and COLOGNE, 13th May 2021 — The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and GLOBALG.A.P. c/o FoodPLUS GmbH, a global organisation offering a set of standards for good agricultural practices (G.A.P.), are pleased to announce that GLOBALG.A.P. has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements […]
CanadaGAP Obtains Recognition Against Version 2020.1 of GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Press Release 04 May 2021 Benchmarking CanadaGAP Obtains Recognition Against Version 2020.1 of GFSI Benchmarking Requirements PARIS, 4th May 2021 — CanadaGAP®, an internationally recognised food safety programme for fresh fruit and vegetable suppliers, and Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, today announced that CanadaGAP has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI’s Version 2020.1 Benchmarking Requirements. The recognition encompasses three CanadaGAP certification options: […]
Securing the Future of Food Safety Auditors Podcast 29 Apr 2021 GFSI Securing the Future of Food Safety Auditors In this episode, host Linda Okpala speaks to GFSI Senior Technical Manager Marie-Claude Quentin on the latest public consultation from the GFSI. This new consultation is designed to support the qualification, training, professional development and recognition of food safety auditors, the unsung stars of the ambition to deliver safe food for people everywhere. If you […]
GFSI Consultation on Feature 1 of the Race to the Top Framework Publication 27 Apr 2021 Consultation GFSI Consultation on Feature 1 of the Race to the Top Framework
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 […]
GFSI Hosts First Steering Committee Meeting as CGF Coalition of Action on Food Safety News Update 09 Apr 2021 GFSI GFSI Hosts First Steering Committee Meeting as CGF Coalition of Action on Food Safety Following the success of the first-ever virtual GFSI Conference on 23rd-25th March, the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) hosted its first Steering Committee meeting as a Coalition of Action (CoA). The new Steering Committee and its 18 members were announced on the 23rd March, just days ahead of this first meeting on 26th March. The […]
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