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GFSI Welcomes the Return of the China Focus Day, as Regional Impact Takes Centre Stage Press Release 07 Jul 2021 GFSI GFSI Welcomes the Return of the China Focus Day, as Regional Impact Takes Centre Stage BEIJING and PARIS, 7th July 2021 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Coalition of Action on food safety, Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI; the Coalition) is pleased to announce the return of the GFSI China Focus Day on 19th July 2021. The event, celebrating its 10th anniversary, will welcome some 300 delegates to the  Four […]
Renewed GFSI-CNCA Collaboration & Other Highlights from the 2019 China Focus Day News Update 17 Oct 2019 Benchmarking Renewed GFSI-CNCA Collaboration & Other Highlights from the 2019 China Focus Day     On 16th October at the GFSI China Focus Day in Chengdu, two momentous events cemented the renewed collaboration between GFSI and CNCA, the Certification and Accreditation Administration of China. The two organisations, represented by Mr. Weijun Liu, CNCA and Mike Robach, Chair of the GFSI Board, signed an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding), renewing […]
Collaboration and Knowledge Exchange Top of Mind at GFSI Focus Day Mexico Press Release 22 May 2018 Collaboration and Knowledge Exchange Top of Mind at GFSI Focus Day Mexico GFSI’s Regional Event Brings Together More than 600 Food Safety Experts from Across the Region   MEXICO CITY and PARIS, 22nd May 2018 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) recently held the second edition of its Mexico Focus Day in Mexico City on 3rd May. The latest edition of this key, regional event has been a tremendous […]
Implementation in the Spotlight at GFSI’s 7th China Focus Day Press Release 28 Nov 2018 Implementation in the Spotlight at GFSI’s 7th China Focus Day PARIS and SHANGHAI, 28th November 2018 – Amidst ASEAN and APEC meetings, November also saw industry and government leaders from China and abroad descend on Shanghai, seeking to harness the benefits of the “GFSI approach”. The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) hosted its 7th China Focus Day on 6 November, drawing 360 food industry stakeholders […]
World Accreditation Day Focuses on ‘Improving Food Safety’ News Update 28 May 2020 Certification World Accreditation Day Focuses on ‘Improving Food Safety’   The Global Food Safety Initiative is delighted to support the World Accreditation Day again this year. Coordinated by the International Accreditation Forum (IAF), #WAD2020 takes place on 9 June, just two days after the World Food Safety Day. This world day is an exceptional vehicle to raise awareness around the key role accreditation plays in ensuring […]
Food Safety is Everyone’s Business | Observe World Food Safety Day with GFSI and Codex! News Update 07 May 2020 Public-private Partnership Food Safety is Everyone’s Business | Observe World Food Safety Day with GFSI and Codex!   The relationship between GFSI and the Codex Alimentarius Commission, the body responsible for developing and implementing the joint WHO/FAO food standards programme, is close and long-standing. The GFSI Benchmarking Requirements are based in part on Codex standards, and Codex leaders frequently appear on the GFSI Conference speaker list.   At the 2020 conference, one […]
A Global Momentum for the First Annual World Food Safety Day News Update 09 Jun 2019 GFSI A Global Momentum for the First Annual World Food Safety Day In December 2018, the United Nations General Assembly voted to recognise 7 June as World Food Safety Day. From 2019 on, World Food Safety Day will be an annual opportunity to draw international attention to the importance of safe food. In collaboration with Codex Alimentarius, GFSI embarked on a campaign to spread awareness of World […]
GFSI Invites Stakeholders to Celebrate World Food Safety Day and GFSI’s 20th Birthday News Update 18 Apr 2019 GFSI Invites Stakeholders to Celebrate World Food Safety Day and GFSI’s 20th Birthday   GFSI is delighted about the decision of the UN General Assembly to create World Food Safety Day, which will be held every year on 7th June. To support this, GFSI and CODEX partnered during the recent GFSI Conference in Nice to help create momentum among public and private stakeholders to make the first World Food […]
Leveraging the Global Food Safety Initiative to Meet China Food Safety Challenges Press Release 03 Nov 2015 Leveraging the Global Food Safety Initiative to Meet China Food Safety Challenges 400 Food Safety Specialists Gather in Beijing as New Law Comes Into Effect  3 New Public-Private Partnerships Announced   BEIJING, 3 November 2015 – Today over 400 top food safety executives from China and the rest of the world are gathered in Beijing for the 4th annual GFSI Focus Day China. One month after China’s […]
Together for Better Food Safety: China Food Safety Day 2020 Blog 03 Dec 2020 GFSI Together for Better Food Safety: China Food Safety Day 2020 The 9th China Food Safety Day was held in Hangzhou on 18th November under the theme ‘Together for Better Food Safety’. The China Food Safety Day was opened by the Chief Adviser of the China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment & GFSI China Local Group Honourable Advisor, Professor Junshi Chen. He shared his […]
GFSI Conference 2019 Roundup Day 2: Celebrations and Solutions News Update 27 Feb 2019 GFSI Conference 2019 Roundup Day 2: Celebrations and Solutions       NICE, France, 27th February 2019 – While Nice reverberates with the activity of its famous Carnaval, the Acropolis buzzes with a different kind of festivity: the second day of the GFSI Conference. Always the busiest day of the event, Wednesday’s schedule included over a dozen topics and an awards ceremony and closed with […]
Happy World Food Safety Day from the GFSI Community News Update 07 Jun 2019 GFSI Happy World Food Safety Day from the GFSI Community       Happy World Food Safety Day to the entire GFSI community! On this first annual UN-recognised global day to raise awareness around food safety, we invite you to take a moment and use this GFSI mashup video to wish your colleagues a happy World Food Safety Day. Congratulate your friends and colleagues who […]
GFSI Focus Day México Video 20 Sep 2017 GFSI Focus Day México
GFSI as the Key to Food Safety in Japan by 2020 Target and Beyond Press Release 28 Sep 2017 GFSI as the Key to Food Safety in Japan by 2020 Target and Beyond Japan Focus Day draws 400 delegates under the theme of Local Implementation and Global Harmonisation. GFSI receives unprecedented support from Japan government. GFSI Japanese-language website launched.   PARIS and TOKYO, 28th September 2017 – The Japan Local Group of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) has set themselves a target of 2020, when Tokyo welcomes thousands of […]
GFSI as the Key to Food Safety in Japan by 2020 Target and Beyond Press Release 28 Sep 2017 GFSI as the Key to Food Safety in Japan by 2020 Target and Beyond Japan Focus Day draws 400 delegates under the theme of Local Implementation and Global Harmonisation. GFSI receives unprecedented support from Japan government. GFSI Japanese-language website launched.   PARIS and TOKYO, 28th September 2017 – The Japan Local Group of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) has set themselves a target of 2020, when Tokyo welcomes thousands of […]
GFSI Conference 2020 Roundup Day 3: A Race to the Top in Pursuit of Safe Food News Update 29 Feb 2020 GFSI Conference GFSI Conference 2020 Roundup Day 3: A Race to the Top in Pursuit of Safe Food   The GFSI Conference 2020 drew to a close this afternoon, after three days packed with valuable content and opportunities to connect. The 19th edition brought new features and new faces to the long-running event, in keeping with GFSI’s recent shifts in strategy and governance.   A Birthday at a Turning Point Held on the […]
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