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The Connected Future of Certification: GlobalG.A.P. CEO Kristian Moeller Predicts the Future of CPOs News Update 17 Sep 2019 Benchmarking The Connected Future of Certification: GlobalG.A.P. CEO Kristian Moeller Predicts the Future of CPOs With over 200,000 certified farms under its umbrella, GlobalG.A.P. is one of the world’s most widely implemented implemented certification programmes for agricultural facilities. The CPO began in the late 1990s as EurepGAP, but changed its name in 2007 in keeping with its expanding presence on the global stage. GFSI recognition helps GlobalG.A.P. and its fellow […]
4 GFSI Myths, Busted: The Truth About Auditors, CPOs and Regulations Blog 04 Feb 2020 GFSI 4 GFSI Myths, Busted: The Truth About Auditors, CPOs and Regulations   There is always more to learn about GFSI! In the months since stepping into the role of Director last October, I’ve been focused on truly understanding the all facets of the critical and unique role GFSI plays in the global food safety ecosystem.   As part of this process, I’ve encountered a few misconceptions […]
The Connected Future of Certification: GlobalG.A.P. CEO Kristian Moeller Offers a CPO Perspective Video 18 Sep 2019 Certification The Connected Future of Certification: GlobalG.A.P. CEO Kristian Moeller Offers a CPO Perspective
Update on Temporary Audit Measures During Covid-19 Pandemic News Update 08 Apr 2020 GFSI Update on Temporary Audit Measures During Covid-19 Pandemic Editor’s note: The Global Food Safety Initiative is monitoring the evolving Covid-19 situation on a daily basis and is committed to publishing timely updates and announcements in this space. Please check back here regularly and ensure you are subscribed to receive GFSI News.   Food operations everywhere are feeling the effects caused by COVID-19. Around […]
“A Network of Food Safety Experts Around the Globe”: How IFS Leverages the GFSI Community News Update 12 Nov 2019 Benchmarking “A Network of Food Safety Experts Around the Globe”: How IFS Leverages the GFSI Community     Many retailers and suppliers across Europe recognise International Featured Standards (IFS) as an indispensable tool in their mission to provide safe food. Major retailers in Germany, France and other EU countries often require suppliers to carry IFS certification, and the CPO’s footprint continues to grow. GFSI recognition, a key to accessing the global […]
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 […]
GFSI Releases Its New Auditor Knowledge Exam, Required from July 2019 News Update 10 Jun 2019 Benchmarking GFSI Releases Its New Auditor Knowledge Exam, Required from July 2019   GFSI is proud to announce that the new GFSI Knowledge Exam is now available to be taken. This tool, which the 6 March 2018 announcement of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.2 mentioned as the GFSI Auditor Exam, offers a consistent method to assess auditor knowledge across a range of relevant skills for all GFSI-recognised programmes, […]
GFSI Remote Auditing Update Blog 30 Jul 2020 Certification GFSI Remote Auditing Update   As many of you have heard, a much-anticipated announcement from GFSI was published on June 11th, 2020, approving the amended benchmarking requirements that will allow for the use of Information Communication Technology (ICT) as part of the GFSI benchmarked certification audits. The decision by the GFSI Board was made after careful consideration and feedback […]
Japan GAP Foundation: ASIAGAP on Obtaining GFSI Recognition Blog 22 Mar 2019 Certification Japan GAP Foundation: ASIAGAP on Obtaining GFSI Recognition   Further to GFSI’s recognition of Japan GAP Foundation (JGF)’s ASIAGAP, we met two representatives, President Shunichi Matsui and Mr Hiroshi Ogino, Secretary General, to ask about its development, future policy of activities, and ambitions.   (GFSI Japan Local Group Communication Working Group, hereinafter GFSI) Congratulations on obtaining GFSI recognition. First of all, please tell […]
New Benchmarking Consultation Open JFS-C News Update 19 Sep 2019 Consultation New Benchmarking Consultation Open JFS-C GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation for JFSM, the Japan Food Safety Management Association. Already a GFSI-recognised certification programme owner (CPO), JFSM has applied for an extension to their scope of recognition to include EI (Processing of Animal Perishable Products) and EIII (Processing of Animal and Plant Perishable Products (Mixed Products)). We are delighted […]
Statement on Temporary Audit Measures During Covid-19 Pandemic News Update 16 Mar 2020 GFSI Statement on Temporary Audit Measures During Covid-19 Pandemic The GFSI team and Board are monitoring the Covid-19 situation on a daily basis. As the situation continues to develop, we must move to ensure consumers can continue to trust food safety standards globally whilst also mitigating impact on the supply chain. We would also like to highlight that the safety of auditors who travel […]
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 […]
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 […]
Version 7.1 of GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements Furthering Harmonisation Press Release 26 Apr 2017 Version 7.1 of GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements Furthering Harmonisation Reflects latest marketplace changes and stakeholder input. Result of continued private/public dialogue, such as with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in regards to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). PARIS, 26th April 2017 — Hot on the heels of February’s publication of the new GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7, Version 7.1 is now being […]
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 […]
6 Top Tips for a Successful Global Markets Awards Application Blog 24 Aug 2018 Global Markets 6 Top Tips for a Successful Global Markets Awards Application The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI)’s 2019 Global Markets Awards, sponsored by greenfence, are rapidly approaching! If you are in the process of or thinking of applying to be one of next year’s winners of this prestigious award, use the following top tips by members of the international selection committee to produce a quality application: Tip […]
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