Hit enter to search

Search by a keyword or select one below

All News & Resources

Loading ...
USDA AMS Harmonised GAP Plus+, V3.0 Achieves Technical Equivalence Press Release 24 Oct 2022 Benchmarking USDA AMS Harmonised GAP Plus+, V3.0 Achieves Technical Equivalence Paris and Washington, DC,  24 October 2022 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), are pleased to announce that USDA Harmonised GAP Plus+, Version 3.0 standard (published 8 February 2021) has successfully achieved Technical […]
GFSI Opens New Stakeholder Consultation for USDA AMS News Update 16 Feb 2024 GFSI Opens New Stakeholder Consultation for USDA AMS Update 18 March 2024: Please note that this consultation is now closed.     GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation today for the Technical Equivalence Programme, USDA AMS Harmonized GAP Plus+ version 4.0, issued on 1st July 2022. The deadline for consultation responses is 16th March 2024. The Technical Equivalence programme is destined to benchmark […]
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 […]
GFSI Opens New Stakeholder Consultation for The Japan GAP Foundation Press Release 14 Sep 2021 Consultation GFSI Opens New Stakeholder Consultation for The Japan GAP Foundation GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation, one of the final stages in the benchmarking process against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1. for the Japan GAP Foundation’s ASIAGAP certification programme version 2.3. ASIAGAP is one of the certification programmes that achieved GFSI recognition more recently, we’re very pleased to support the Japan GAP Foundation […]
GFSI Opens Stakeholder Consultation for USDA AMS News Update 22 Feb 2022 Benchmarking GFSI Opens Stakeholder Consultation for USDA AMS UPDATE: 23rd March 2022: Please note that this Consultation is now closed. GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation for the USDA AMS Harmonized GAP Plus+ version 3.0, issued on 8th February 2021. The stakeholder consultation is one of the critical steps in the assessment process against the GFSI Technical Equivalence Requirements Version 2020. The […]
New GFSI Japan Local Group Chair Kotani and New Vice-Chair Ishikawa Talk About Their Aspirations News Update 07 Sep 2020 GFSI New GFSI Japan Local Group Chair Kotani and New Vice-Chair Ishikawa Talk About Their Aspirations   In January, Masanori Kotani (Amazon Japan G.K.) assumed office as the Chair of the GFSI Japan Local Group, with Atsushi Ishikawa (Harada Tea Processing Co., Ltd.) assuming office as the Vice-Chair. This interview was postponed due to COVID-19 crisis, and was conducted in June for the two to speak on future policies and activities […]
GFSI Opens Stakeholder Consultation for Canadian Grain Commission News Update 08 Mar 2022 Consultation GFSI Opens Stakeholder Consultation for Canadian Grain Commission Update 5th April 2022: this consultation is now closed. GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation for the Canadian Grain Commission Food Safety Identity Preserved Quality Management Standard (CGC FSIP-STAN) 1.1.0 issued on 23 September 2021. The stakeholder consultation is one of the critical steps in the assessment process against the GFSI Technical Equivalence Requirements […]
Connecting the Dots to Measurable Food Safety Blog 09 Apr 2021 Food Safety Culture Connecting the Dots to Measurable Food Safety /SPONSORED CONTENT/ Almost all foods that are produced, served, and sold have a level of risk that if not handled properly may lead to a product potentially becoming unsafe. As food safety professionals it is our responsibility to design and manage food safety programs that identify and reduce these risks. Managing and measuring food safety […]
Collaboration: An Essential Ingredient in Ensuring Supply Chain Food Safety Blog 16 Apr 2024 Sponsored Content Collaboration: An Essential Ingredient in Ensuring Supply Chain Food Safety This year’s GFSI Conference theme, “Food Safety – Meeting the Needs of our Evolving World”, underscores the importance of food safety from farm to fork. From food fraud to import and export limitations, challenges at the local, national and international levels have made it more challenging for organizations to ensure food safety throughout the supply […]
One Standard for the Food Industry? | Ask GFSI News Update 13 Aug 2020 GFSI One Standard for the Food Industry? | Ask GFSI GFSI has recently received some questions around the opportunity to converge towards a unique standard for food safety. In today’s post, we respond to these questions and explain the GFSI position on this topic. For those who know GFSI well, you know that we provide a framework for harmonising food safety Certification Programmes, while leaving […]
Impressive ROI Calculation for Food Safety – A Follow-up from Testo’s Shark Tank Blog 15 Apr 2020 GFSI Conference Impressive ROI Calculation for Food Safety – A Follow-up from Testo’s Shark Tank At the recent GFSI Conference in Seattle, I had the special opportunity to speak at a Breakout Session about how the Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain can enhance food safety. This was a great experience and a fantastic new format for the conference, based on the popular ‘Shark Tank’ TV programme.   The innovative […]
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Pest Control and Organic Facilities Blog 16 Mar 2022 Sponsored Content 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Pest Control and Organic Facilities Pest control in organic certified facilities requires a specialist approach to take account of the organic nature of the commodity. Just as non-organic facilities need to be protected from pests, so do organic certified facilities. Certified organic facilities are just protected in a different way. You need a partner that knows how to create an […]
GFSI Amends Governance Model and Rules of Procedure News Update 09 Nov 2022 Governance GFSI Amends Governance Model and Rules of Procedure GFSI has today published Version 7 of its Governance Model and Rules of Procedure (GMRP) document.     The GMRP defines the governing principles for the GFSI Coalition of Action and specifies an annual review to be completed by the Governance Sub-Committee. These latest changes, ratified by the GFSI Steering Committee at their recent meeting […]
Relive the Moment: GFSI Conference 2023 Summary Released News Update 26 Jul 2023 GFSI Conference Relive the Moment: GFSI Conference 2023 Summary Released Now more than ever, those responsible for food safety face unprecedented change. The executive summary of the 2023 GFSI Conference, just released, offers insights and strategies to help food industry professionals overcome the challenges. The 40-plus page recap covers all the sessions of the three-day conference, which looked at ways to tackle the turmoil facing […]
Dialogue and Discovery – GFSI Conference Diving Deep to Shape the Future of Food Safety News Update 10 Apr 2024 GFSI Dialogue and Discovery – GFSI Conference Diving Deep to Shape the Future of Food Safety SINGAPORE, 10TH APRIL 2024: As the 2nd Day of the GFSI Conference kicked off, the energy from the previous night’s networking event was still in the air. As the focus sharpened, the programme cut through the surface to dive deeper into the heart of the Conference themes under discussion. It was an agenda designed to […]
Setting Standards with Science: What ‘Inspect What You Expect’ Means for Food Safety Blog 14 Jan 2020 GFSI Setting Standards with Science: What ‘Inspect What You Expect’ Means for Food Safety   ‘Inspect what you expect’ — in the food safety field, it all starts with science.   During my two decades working with the food industry on microbial safety and quality, I’ve helped companies big and small learn how to inspect what they expect. Today, as President of Etna Consulting, I routinely use this concept […]
Translate »