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GFSI Stakeholders Deliver a Compelling Assessment of the Technical Equivalence Programme News Update 13 May 2022 Technical Equivalence GFSI Stakeholders Deliver a Compelling Assessment of the Technical Equivalence Programme In 2021, GFSI launched a strategic review of its Technical Equivalence process with an extensive stakeholder survey, as well as targeted interviews. This gathered responses from all key stakeholder groups of the Technical Equivalence process: Public Standard Owners currently acknowledged or attracted by the GFSI Technical Equivalence process, GFSI-recognised Certification Programme Owners, Certification Bodies, Food […]
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 Launches Pilot for Food Safety Auditor Benchmarking Requirements to Boost Take-up of Critical Role Press Release 23 Mar 2022 Auditors GFSI Launches Pilot for Food Safety Auditor Benchmarking Requirements to Boost Take-up of Critical Role PARIS, 23rd March 2022 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) today announces the launch of the first live pilot of its Benchmarking Requirements for Food Safety Auditors’ Professional Recognition Bodies, following a successful consultation period. Although Food Safety Auditors are a vital part of ensuring safe food is available for people around the world, […]
GFSI Opens Stakeholder Consultation for Canadian Grain Commission News Update 08 Mar 2022 Consultation GFSI Opens Stakeholder Consultation for Canadian Grain Commission Update 5th April 2022: this consultation is now closed. GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation for the Canadian Grain Commission Food Safety Identity Preserved Quality Management Standard (CGC FSIP-STAN) 1.1.0 issued on 23 September 2021. The stakeholder consultation is one of the critical steps in the assessment process against the GFSI Technical Equivalence Requirements […]
GFSI Opens Stakeholder Consultation for USDA AMS News Update 22 Feb 2022 Benchmarking GFSI Opens Stakeholder Consultation for USDA AMS UPDATE: 23rd March 2022: Please note that this Consultation is now closed. GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation for the USDA AMS Harmonized GAP Plus+ version 3.0, issued on 8th February 2021. The stakeholder consultation is one of the critical steps in the assessment process against the GFSI Technical Equivalence Requirements Version 2020. The […]
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 […]
Outcomes from the GFSI Global Markets Strategic Review 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 […]
Consultation Summary | GFSI’s Global Markets Programme Publication 19 Jan 2022 Global Markets Consultation Summary | GFSI’s Global Markets Programme
Japan GAP Foundation Gains GFSI Recognition for ASIAGAP Programme Press Release 06 Jan 2022 Benchmarking Japan GAP Foundation Gains GFSI Recognition for ASIAGAP Programme PARIS and Tokyo, 6 January 2022 – The Global Food Safety Initative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and the Japan GAP Foundation (JGF) are pleased to announce that ASIAGAP version 2.3 has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1. The recognition encompasses the control points and compliance […]
Consultation Response and Call for Participation: Feature 1 News Update 15 Dec 2021 Auditors Consultation Response and Call for Participation: Feature 1 Successfully Transitioning to a New Model for the Verification of Auditor Competence We would like to thank all stakeholders who took part in the recent consultation exploring arrangements for a successful transition to the new model of food safety auditor qualification and professional development. 93 respondents took part in the consultation, with a balanced representation […]
JFSM Gains GFSI Recognition Against Version 2020 Press Release 15 Dec 2021 Benchmarking JFSM Gains GFSI Recognition Against Version 2020 PARIS and Tokyo, 15th December 2021 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and the Japan Food Safety Management Association (JFSM), are pleased to announce that JFS-C Standard Version 3.0 has successfully achieved recognition against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.  Tetsuro Ohba P.h.D, President of […]
Consultation Response: Transitional Arrangements for Auditor Competence Verification Publication 14 Dec 2021 Auditors Consultation Response: Transitional Arrangements for Auditor Competence Verification
Azzule Systems Gains GFSI Recognition for Their PrimusGFS Certification Programme Press Release 09 Dec 2021 Benchmarking Azzule Systems Gains GFSI Recognition for Their PrimusGFS Certification Programme PARIS and Santa Maria, USA, 9 December 2021 – The Global Food Safety Initative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and Azzule Systems, are pleased to announce that PrimusGFS version 3.2 has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020. This recognition covers GFSI scope BI – farming of […]
Safe Quality Food Institute Gains GFSI Recognition Press Release 09 Dec 2021 Benchmarking Safe Quality Food Institute Gains GFSI Recognition PARIS and ARLINGTON, USA, 9th December  2021 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and Safe Quality Food Institute, a division of FMI the Food Industry Association, are pleased to announce that SQF Edition 9 has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020. […]
GFSI Appoints IT Provider for Certificate Platform Press Release 07 Dec 2021 Certification GFSI Appoints IT Provider for Certificate Platform New Platform Will Make It Easier for Users to Distinguish GFSI-Recognised Certificates from Non-recognised and Fake Certificates Paris, 7 December 2021 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety is delighted to announce that it has signed an agreement with Webnet for the development of its […]
The Global Seafood Alliance Gains GFSI Recognition for Their Seafood Processing Standard 5.1 Press Release 25 Nov 2021 Benchmarking The Global Seafood Alliance Gains GFSI Recognition for Their Seafood Processing Standard 5.1 PARIS and PORTSMOUTH, NH, 25th November 2021 – The Global Food Safety Initative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and the Global Seafood Alliance are pleased to announce that their Seafood Processing Standard 5.1 has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1. Dan Lee, Standards Coordinator/Program Integrity Advisor, […]
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