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The Government-to-Business (G2B) Meetings | 2021 and the Look Ahead News Update 18 Nov 2021 Public-private Partnership The Government-to-Business (G2B) Meetings | 2021 and the Look Ahead For the sixth consecutive year, GFSI hosted the annual Government-to-Business (G2B) Meeting in 2021. The G2B Meeting is an extraordinarily unique platform, where governments and intergovernmental organisations come together with the private sector and discuss common opportunities to advance food safety around the globe. Since its genesis in 2016, the G2B Meeting has grown into […]
G2B: Surveying the Horizon For Food Regulation Blog 26 Nov 2019 Public-private Partnership G2B: Surveying the Horizon For Food Regulation Are you a national regulatory authority, intergovernmental organisation, or transnational food business? Want to know what G2B is, and how it can help you access current thinking and insights from across these communities? Read on!   The GFSI government-to-business (G2B) Meeting in 2019 was my first experience with this annual forum. It is held adjacent […]
Understanding GFSI’s ‘Race to the Top’ and G2B Agenda Video 22 Jan 2021 Global Markets Understanding GFSI’s ‘Race to the Top’ and G2B Agenda
125 Decision-Makers, One Shared Goal: Reflections from the 4th Government-to-Business Meeting News Update 01 Oct 2019 GFSI Conference 125 Decision-Makers, One Shared Goal: Reflections from the 4th Government-to-Business Meeting   The fourth annual GFSI Government-to-Business (G2B) Meeting, held immediately prior to the GFSI Conference in Nice, attracted a record number of participants: 125 leaders and decision-makers took part, representing 29 governments, 38 governmental agencies and 10 intergovernmental organisations. Since its first iteration in Berlin in 2016, the meeting has offered a unique platform for […]
Understanding GFSI’s ‘Race to the Top’ | Webinar News Update 25 Jan 2021 Global Markets Understanding GFSI’s ‘Race to the Top’ | Webinar     Thank you to all those who participated in GFSI’s first webinar of 2021! If you were not able to make the live session, we invite you to read the summary below or watch the recording. We invite you to join GFSI leadership on 25th March, the third day of the virtual GFSI Conference, […]
Building a Safer and More Progressive Food Industry Through Public-Private Partnerships Blog 13 Dec 2017 Building a Safer and More Progressive Food Industry Through Public-Private Partnerships As our food network becomes more globalized and interconnected, we have seen a shift towards greater transparency and integrity as consumers are awakened to issues of food safety and traceability. With this has come a recognition that we cannot build a safer and more efficient food supply chain without the support of local and national […]
GFSI Kicks Off 16th Global Conference, Announces Its “G30” of Food Safety and More Press Release 28 Feb 2017 GFSI Kicks Off 16th Global Conference, Announces Its “G30” of Food Safety and More HOUSTON, 28th February 2017 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) today held a press conference to launch the 16th Global Food Safety Conference, announce the release of a new edition of GFSI’s flagship Benchmarking Requirements and to share groundbreaking strides in public-private collaboration with a G30 of food safety. The industry’s top global food safety […]
Global Food Safety Conference 2018: Governments and Businesses Meet to Form Partnerships on Advancing International Food Safety Press Release 06 Mar 2018 GFSI Conference Global Food Safety Conference 2018: Governments and Businesses Meet to Form Partnerships on Advancing International Food Safety The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) held its third Government to Business meeting adjacent to the Global Food Safety Conference 2018 Government food safety regulators and officials met with the GFSI Board of Directors to discuss food safety issues and trends, as well as third-party certification Over 40 organisations representing 25 countries and 5 IGOs […]
Food Safety is Everyone’s Business Blog 09 Nov 2016 Food Safety is Everyone’s Business Wegmans is a regional supermarket chain in the US that has been around for 100 years. Food safety has never been a competitive issue for us. We pride ourselves on high standards in everything we do, including food safety, and are always looking for best practices that can make us better. The Global Food Safety […]
Global Food Safety Conference 2018: Public-Private Partnerships in the Spotlight at Kick-off Press Conference Press Release 06 Mar 2018 GFSI Conference Global Food Safety Conference 2018: Public-Private Partnerships in the Spotlight at Kick-off Press Conference 1,200 delegates from 52 countries attend the Global Food Safety Conference 2018 in Tokyo, 5th-8th March, organised by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Key focus of this year’s press conference is the importance of Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) A series of key announcements set the agenda for the year ahead in food safety   TOKYO, 6th March […]
“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 […]
Food Safety: Rethink, Reset, Recharge Podcast 29 Jan 2021 GFSI Food Safety: Rethink, Reset, Recharge In this, the first episode in our new GFSI Podcast Series, “Food Safety: Rethink, Reset, Recharge”, we speak to Erica Sheward, Director of GFSI, who looks back on 2020 and the impact of COVID-19 on food safety, and looks ahead to all the new and exciting actions taking shape within GFSI. These include updates on […]
CEOs from Global Food Industry Giants to Gather at GFSI’s 2017 Global Food Safety Conference Press Release 21 Dec 2016 GFSI Conference CEOs from Global Food Industry Giants to Gather at GFSI’s 2017 Global Food Safety Conference Under the theme of “Leadership for Growth,” eight CEOs “walk the talk” and demonstrate just how important food safety is in their business: Cargill, Danone, Ecolab, The Hershey Company, Mondelēz, Schnuck’s, Tyson Foods and Wegmans Food Markets. The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) are working hard on what is […]
Eighteen Years of Acceleration. One Decisive Moment Ahead Blog 19 Dec 2018 GFSI Eighteen Years of Acceleration. One Decisive Moment Ahead   After four years as director of GFSI, I am proud to be able to welcome the GFSI Conference to my home country for the first time during my term. From my director’s seat, I have watched GFSI grow at an unprecedented rate. We now work with more companies, governments, certification programmes than ever before, […]
France Retakes the Global Food Safety Spotlight at GFSI 2019 Blog 12 Dec 2018 GFSI Conference France Retakes the Global Food Safety Spotlight at GFSI 2019 This blog post comes to us as a special joint message from the co-chairs of the GFSI Conference Committee, Frédéric René (Danone) and Pierre de Ginestel (Auchan). 2019 marks the first year since 2006 that the GFSI Conference will take place in France, the birthplace of the Global Food Safety Initiative, after travelling to locales as […]
GFSI on Strategic Partnerships to Enhance the Safety of Imported Foods Blog 21 Feb 2017 Public-private Partnership GFSI on Strategic Partnerships to Enhance the Safety of Imported Foods GFSI’s North American Representative, Karil L. Kochenderfer, spoke at this month’s FDA Public Hearing Strategic Partnerships to Enhance the Safety of Imported Foods in College Park, Maryland. We are pleased to share her remarks with you here. GFSI’s North American Representative, Karil L. Kochenderfer, spoke at this month’s FDA Public Hearing Strategic Partnerships to Enhance the […]
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