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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, […]
GFSI Launches a Strategic Review of its Technical Equivalence Programme News Update 23 Nov 2021 Benchmarking GFSI Launches a Strategic Review of its Technical Equivalence Programme Update: 15th December 2021: Please note that this Consultation is now closed. GFSI is globally renowned as a benchmarking organisation for private food safety certification programmes. Since 2014, GFSI has also administered a much more modest programme of assessment for food safety certification standards owned by public agencies, called Technical Equivalence (TE). Since its launch […]
GLOBALG.A.P. Gains GFSI Recognition for Integrated Farm Assurance Press Release 12 Nov 2021 Benchmarking GLOBALG.A.P. Gains GFSI Recognition for Integrated Farm Assurance PARIS and COLOGNE, 12 November 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, are pleased to announce that GLOBALG.A.P. has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1. The recognition encompasses Integrated Farm Assurance (IFA) Fruit and Vegetables v5.4-GFS. […]
GFSI Steering Committee Studies Trust & Impact – Summary of Q3 Meeting News Update 10 Nov 2021 Governance GFSI Steering Committee Studies Trust & Impact – Summary of Q3 Meeting “Your mission is to ensure we continue to earn the trust of consumers, the industry, IGOs, NGOs and regulators. Good luck. I’m looking forward to seeing how it goes.” This was the challenge laid out for the people around the table in Paris – and those calling in from around the world – at the […]
GFSI Sets First-ever Benchmarking Requirements for Food Safety Auditor Training and Development to Boost Take-up of Critical Role Press Release 04 Nov 2021 Consultation GFSI Sets First-ever Benchmarking Requirements for Food Safety Auditor Training and Development to Boost Take-up of Critical Role   PARIS, 4th November 2021 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), a Coalition of Action of The Consumer Goods Forum, has today launched the first-ever set of Benchmarking Requirements for food safety auditor Professional Recognition Bodies. By raising the profile of the profession of auditing, and focusing entry requirements on competence, the aim is […]
GFSI’s Position on the WHO Global Food Safety Strategy 2022-2030 Blog 03 Nov 2021 Global Markets GFSI’s Position on the WHO Global Food Safety Strategy 2022-2030 As our food network becomes more globalised and interconnected, we have seen a shift towards greater transparency and integrity as consumers are awakened to issues of food safety and traceability. Working for GFSI for the past six years has reinforced my strong belief that national and international public partners cannot build a safer and more […]
New Stakeholder Consultation: Japan Food Safety Management Association News Update 28 Oct 2021 Benchmarking New Stakeholder Consultation: Japan Food Safety Management Association UPDATE: 22nd November 2021: Please note that this Consultation is now closed. GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation, one of the final stages in the benchmarking process against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1 for the Japan Food Safety Management Association’s JFS-C version 3. JFS-C is one of the certification programmes that achieved GFSI […]
GFSI Is Consulting on Transitional Arrangements | New Model for Food Safety Auditors News Update 28 Oct 2021 GFSI Is Consulting on Transitional Arrangements | New Model for Food Safety Auditors   Update: 3rd December: This consultation is now closed. Please be sure you are subscribed to receive further consultations and news updates. The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is pleased to invite all interested stakeholders to take part in this consultation exploring arrangements for a successful transition to the new model of food safety auditor […]
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 […]
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