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Press Release 14 Jul 2014 Food Fraud GFSI Position Paper on Mitigating the Public Health Risk of Food Fraud PARIS, 14th July 2014 — The Global Food Safety Initiative is proud to release a paper on the position of the GFSI on Food Fraud mitigation. This work has been led by the GFSI Guidance Document Working Group(1) with the Food Fraud Think Tank(2), convened to further advance the food fraud mitigation topic. In 2013, […]
Approaches to Reducing Risks of Food Fraud | NSF @ GFSC 2015 Blog 01 Sep 2014 Approaches to Reducing Risks of Food Fraud | NSF @ GFSC 2015 While certainly not a new issue, there has been much renewed concern in food fraud over the past couple of years.  High profile incidents in Europe and Asia, effecting major global brands has brought this topic into focus for retailers, manufacturers, regulators, and consumers.
Tackling Food Fraud Through Food Safety Management Systems Blog 09 Jul 2018 Food Fraud Tackling Food Fraud Through Food Safety Management Systems   The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) first published a position paper in 2014 in which the GFSI Board recognised “the importance of food fraud mitigation and the urgency to start performing food fraud vulnerability assessments and implementing associated control plans.” This was only the beginning of our work on a seemingly new food industry […]
Food Fraud GFSI Technical Document – Spanish Publication 02 Jan 2019 Food Fraud Food Fraud GFSI Technical Document – Spanish
Food Fraud GFSI Technical Document Publication 27 Nov 2018 Food Fraud Food Fraud GFSI Technical Document
Food Fraud Position Paper Publication 10 Sep 2019 Food Fraud Food Fraud Position Paper
Food Fraud GFSI Technical Document Publication 10 Sep 2019 Food Fraud Food Fraud GFSI Technical Document
Beyond Food Security: Professor Chris Elliott’s Vision for Food Integrity Through Technology News Update 07 May 2019 Beyond Food Security: Professor Chris Elliott’s Vision for Food Integrity Through Technology   This week on the GFSI Experts Series, we get a lesson from Professor Chris Elliott, one of the world’s leading academic authorities on food safety and security. Perhaps best known for leading an independent inquiry into the UK’s supply chain following the horse meat scandal in 2013, he remains at the frontline of the […]
Achieving Supply Chain Transparency Blog 15 Feb 2016 Traceability Achieving Supply Chain Transparency Increased consumer demand for a larger, more diverse set of products has resulted in a complex and globally dispersed supply chain. The result is a rise in issues of product safety, product fraud, and social responsibility. Increased consumer demand for a larger, more diverse set of products has resulted in a complex and globally dispersed […]
Practical Approaches and Solutions for Blockchain Blog 03 Apr 2019 GFSI Conference Practical Approaches and Solutions for Blockchain   Blockchain technology continues to gain traction as a tool to engender consumer trust and transparency. The next steps in the blockchain journey, setting up governance and regulatory systems, raise some interesting questions: How do we make it fair, motivate organisations throughout the supply chain to participate, and protect privacy? For me, the great thing […]
Outside the Auditorium: Opportunities for Delegates at GFSC 2018 News Update 18 Jan 2018 Outside the Auditorium: Opportunities for Delegates at GFSC 2018 The Global Food Safety Conference is the annual rendezvous for food safety professionals. Delegates have the opportunity to hear talks from leaders in the food industry, learn, network and swap stories and best practices. And the action-packed conference week is more than a series of expert talks. There’s so much more: inspirational breakfast sessions, breakout […]
GFSI’s Voice at Codex: An Insider’s Guide to the GFSI-CCFICS Partnership News Update 11 Jun 2019 Public-private Partnership GFSI’s Voice at Codex: An Insider’s Guide to the GFSI-CCFICS Partnership   Last week, GFSI celebrated the first World Food Safety Day in conjunction with Codex Alimentarius. As collaboration between the two organisations continues to grow, GFSI is becoming quite fluent in Codex lingo. One acronym you will hear especially frequently is CCFICS: the Codex Committee on Food Import and Export Certification and Inspection. Like GFSI, this Codex […]
SGS – Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) updates and how Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) audits can help with compliance Blog 01 Sep 2014 SGS – Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) updates and how Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) audits can help with compliance For the last of the seven proposed core regulations, the comment periods have ended. The US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA), have stated that they will be re-proposing parts of the Preventive Control rule, or producing supplementary proposals, for both the Human and Animal, Produce Safety and Foreign Supplier Verification programs. These amendments may be […]
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 […]
Does GFSI Certification Equate to FSMA Compliance? Blog 27 Apr 2017 Certification Does GFSI Certification Equate to FSMA Compliance? Ever since the rules of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) began being published, the industry has questioned its linkage with the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) certification. As such, a major question has been: “If I am certified to a GFSI scheme, does that mean I will also be compliant with the rules of […]
Does Your Supply Chain Deliver Innovation, Integrity and Insight? Blog 15 Feb 2016 Supply Chains Does Your Supply Chain Deliver Innovation, Integrity and Insight? Consumers demand a higher level of food safety, transparency and product and supplier integrity. Part of improving these standards requires that we take an end-to-end view of the supply chain and consider the elements vital to supply chain management. Consumers demand a higher level of food safety, transparency and product and supplier integrity. Part of […]
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