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GFSI Recognises FSSC 22000 Against Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.1 News Update 08 Oct 2018 GFSI Recognises FSSC 22000 Against Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.1 PARIS, 8th October 2018 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Board of Directors is glad to announce that FSSC 22000’s certification programme version 4.1 has achieved recognition against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.1. GFSI and Foundation FSSC 22000 thoroughly reviewed the certification programme during the collaborative and transparent benchmarking process. This recognition marks another milestone in the […]
New Benchmarking Public Consultation Open: FSSC 22000 News Update 06 Aug 2018 New Benchmarking Public Consultation Open: FSSC 22000 The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is opening a new stakeholder consultation. The latest programme owner to have reached this key step in the GFSI benchmarking process is Food Safety System Certification 22000 (FSSC 22000). FSSC 22000 was launched in 2009 as a certification programme for food safety management systems for numerous scopes, founded on existing ISO-based […]
Speaking the Same Language on Food Safety: How GFSI Recognition Helps FSSC 22000 Become Truly Global News Update 16 Jul 2019 Certification Speaking the Same Language on Food Safety: How GFSI Recognition Helps FSSC 22000 Become Truly Global   FSSC 22000 is one of the fastest-growing members of the GFSI CPO family. Since the independent Foundation FSSC 22000 published the first version of their food safety system certification programme in 2009, over 20,000 sites have received certification under the programme’s seven scopes. For these sites, which span the world from Africa to the […]
FSSC 22000, V5 Achieves GFSI Recognition News Update 17 Mar 2020 GFSI FSSC 22000, V5 Achieves GFSI Recognition It is with pleasure that the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) announces that FSSC 22000 Version 5 is now recognised against Version 7.2 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements.   FSSC 22000 issued a new version of their standards in May of 2019 and expressed their will to maintain GFSI recognition. At GFSI, we are always […]
New Benchmarking Consultation Open: FSSC 22000 Version 5.1 News Update 12 Mar 2021 Certification New Benchmarking Consultation Open: FSSC 22000 Version 5.1 UPDATE: 9th April 2021: Please note that this Consultation is now closed. GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation, a vital step in the benchmarking of FSSC 22000 Version 5.1, against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1. As one of the already GFSI-recognised certification programmes, FSSC 22000 applied for the benchmarking of their Version 5.1 […]
New Public Consultation Open: FSSC 22000 News Update 20 Dec 2019 Consultation New Public Consultation Open: FSSC 22000 GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation, a vital step in the benchmarking of FSSC 22000 Version 5, against Version 7.2 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements.   Already one of the GFSI-recognised certification programmes, FSSC 22000 has applied for the GFSI benchmarking and recognition of their Version 5 standard.   Why a Consultation? Open public […]
Kewpie Corporation – Behind the Scenes of Acquiring 94 GFSI Recognised Certifications Blog 05 Feb 2019 Certification Kewpie Corporation – Behind the Scenes of Acquiring 94 GFSI Recognised Certifications In November 1919, Mr. Toichiro Nakashima founded Kewpie Corporation after discovering marmalade and mayonnaise during his stay as a trainee in the UK and USA. This led to the start of his mayonnaise production in 1925. Today, the business has grown and spread to six main categories, namely: condiments, egg, delicatessen, processed food, fine chemicals, and distribution […]
Speaking the Same Language on Food Safety: How GFSI Recognition Helps FSSC 22000 Become Truly Global Video 17 Jul 2019 Benchmarking Speaking the Same Language on Food Safety: How GFSI Recognition Helps FSSC 22000 Become Truly Global
GFSI Global Markets Programme: An African Success Story Blog 03 Sep 2018 Global Markets GFSI Global Markets Programme: An African Success Story This blog post is the third of a series that will be published over the next few weeks. This series will allow you to get to know the 2018 GFSI Global Markets Awards winners from four countries across the globe (Nigeria, Mexico, Japan, and Pakistan) and how their use of the GFSI Global Markets Programme […]
How GFSI Recognition Enhances Global Market Access with CanadaGAP News Update 02 Jul 2019 Certification How GFSI Recognition Enhances Global Market Access with CanadaGAP Canada is known for having one of the most robust food safety systems in the world, thanks to stringent requirements such as the Safe Food For Canadians Regulations and a pervasive food safety culture. In order to access the global market, though, Canadian producers must be able to demonstrate their safety to buyers and regulators beyond their […]
A Food Safety Ambassador in Africa: Golden Sugar Company’s Journey to a GFSI Award Blog 21 May 2019 Global Markets A Food Safety Ambassador in Africa: Golden Sugar Company’s Journey to a GFSI Award   According to the World Health Organization, no continent has a higher incidence of foodborne disease than Africa, where foodborne hazards sicken 127 million people and kill 91,000 annually. Luckily, GFSI has a growing body of local ambassadors who are changing food safety culture from the ground up — the winners of the Global Markets […]
How GFSI’s Partnership with IAF Benefits Stakeholders News Update 09 Jun 2020 Certification How GFSI’s Partnership with IAF Benefits Stakeholders   On the heels of World Food Safety Day underlining that Food Safety is Everyone’s Business, today’s World Accreditation Day marks the role of Accreditation in Improving Food Safety.   GFSI is delighted that the cross-industry International Accreditation Forum (IAF) has chosen to focus on food safety for the 2020 edition. This world day is an exceptional vehicle to raise awareness […]
Golden Sugar’s Journey to Building a Sustainable Food Safety Culture with the GFSI Global Markets Programme Blog 06 Sep 2019 Global Markets Golden Sugar’s Journey to Building a Sustainable Food Safety Culture with the GFSI Global Markets Programme Global Markets Awards winners operate like international food safety ambassadors, propagating their knowledge and know-how throughout their companies, their countries and beyond. Today’s featured ambassador, Veronica Kalu-Ufe of Golden Sugar Company Ltd. in Nigeria, led her company to the 2019 award for the African Region by placing an emphasis on food safety culture at every […]
How the GFSI Conference Impacted Nestlé’s Approach to Food Safety Blog 06 Dec 2018 Global Markets How the GFSI Conference Impacted Nestlé’s Approach to Food Safety When Nestlé first became fully engaged with GFSI in 2012, I was its freshly-appointed Global Head of Quality Management, eager to learn and gather insights into how other companies manage food safety. My first GFSI conference exposed me not only to the creativity and technological innovations I anticipated, but also to the inclusive, open-source spirit […]
“Trust in the Process”: How GFSI Enhances Credibility Across the Food Chain News Update 29 Oct 2019 Certification “Trust in the Process”: How GFSI Enhances Credibility Across the Food Chain     GFSI’s 11 benchmarked CPOs address every scope associated with food safety from farm to fork. Some focus on specific scopes, while others, like Safe Quality Food (SQF), cover the entire supply chain in one comprehensive programme. In North America alone, SQF has issued over 7,000 certificates to sites that range from primary production […]
Introducing the Latest Version of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Blog 27 Mar 2018 Benchmarking Introducing the Latest Version of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Exciting times are here again for the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements. Version 7.2 was released at our annual Global Food Safety Conference in Tokyo. I was thrilled to make this announcement and present on this topic in detail at the conference as part of the GFSI & You session on the opening day. Over the last […]
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