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GLOBALG.A.P. Adds to Its GFSI-Recognition Press Release 25 Aug 2016 Certification GLOBALG.A.P. Adds to Its GFSI-Recognition PARIS, 25 August, 2016 – The GFSI Board of Directors is pleased to announce a new scope extension. The GLOBALG.A.P. Harmonized Produce Safety Standard V1.0 has been successfully benchmarked by GFSI and has achieved recognition against the GFSI Guidance Document Sixth Edition, Scope BI – Farming of Plants and D1- Pre Processing Handling of Plant Products. After a […]
Two New CPOs – JFSM & JGF – Achieve Recognition Against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements News Update 15 Nov 2018 GFSI Two New CPOs – JFSM & JGF – Achieve Recognition Against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements PARIS, 15th November 2018 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the two newest certification programme owners (CPOs) to achieve recognition against Version 7.1 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements are the Japan Food Safety Management Association (JFSM) and the Japan GAP Foundation (JGF). It was with much delight that GFSI received an application for benchmarking from […]
Japan GAP Foundation: ASIAGAP on Obtaining GFSI Recognition Blog 22 Mar 2019 Certification Japan GAP Foundation: ASIAGAP on Obtaining GFSI Recognition   Further to GFSI’s recognition of Japan GAP Foundation (JGF)’s ASIAGAP, we met two representatives, President Shunichi Matsui and Mr Hiroshi Ogino, Secretary General, to ask about its development, future policy of activities, and ambitions.   (GFSI Japan Local Group Communication Working Group, hereinafter GFSI) Congratulations on obtaining GFSI recognition. First of all, please tell […]
4 GFSI Myths, Busted: The Truth About Auditors, CPOs and Regulations Blog 04 Feb 2020 GFSI 4 GFSI Myths, Busted: The Truth About Auditors, CPOs and Regulations   There is always more to learn about GFSI! In the months since stepping into the role of Director last October, I’ve been focused on truly understanding the all facets of the critical and unique role GFSI plays in the global food safety ecosystem.   As part of this process, I’ve encountered a few misconceptions […]
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 […]
CanadaGAP Obtains Recognition Against Version 2020.1 of GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Press Release 04 May 2021 Benchmarking CanadaGAP Obtains Recognition Against Version 2020.1 of GFSI Benchmarking Requirements PARIS, 4th May 2021 — CanadaGAP®, an internationally recognised food safety programme for fresh fruit and vegetable suppliers, and Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, today announced that CanadaGAP has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI’s Version 2020.1 Benchmarking Requirements. The recognition encompasses three CanadaGAP certification options: […]
Update on Temporary Audit Measures During Covid-19 Pandemic News Update 08 Apr 2020 GFSI Update on Temporary Audit Measures During Covid-19 Pandemic Editor’s note: The Global Food Safety Initiative is monitoring the evolving Covid-19 situation on a daily basis and is committed to publishing timely updates and announcements in this space. Please check back here regularly and ensure you are subscribed to receive GFSI News.   Food operations everywhere are feeling the effects caused by COVID-19. Around […]
Equitable Food Initiative Gains GFSI Recognition Press Release 09 Sep 2022 Benchmarking Equitable Food Initiative Gains GFSI Recognition PARIS and Washington, DC, USA, 9 September 2022 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and Equitable Food Initiative, are pleased to announce that Equitable Food Initiative Food Safety Standards, Guidance, & Interpretations Version 2.0 has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements V2020. The […]
Debunking 5 GFSI Myths | Food Online Interview Blog 14 Aug 2014 Debunking 5 GFSI Myths | Food Online Interview While there are many new policies — from both the private sector and governing bodies — designed to improve food safety, they have created some confusion and ambiguity regarding what GFSI is, what it wants to accomplish, and how GFSI will accomplish its goals. While there are many new policies — from both the private […]
BRCGS Global Standard Agents and Brokers Issue 3 Gains GFSI Recognition Press Release 15 Sep 2022 Benchmarking BRCGS Global Standard Agents and Brokers Issue 3 Gains GFSI Recognition Paris  and London, 16 September 2022 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and BRCGS are pleased to announce that BRCGS Global Standard Agents and Brokers Issue 3 has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements v2020. The recognition encompasses GFSI Scope FII – Food […]
Safe Seafood for Consumers Everywhere: How Global Aquaculture Alliance Benefits from GFSI Recognition News Update 08 Oct 2019 Certification Safe Seafood for Consumers Everywhere: How Global Aquaculture Alliance Benefits from GFSI Recognition   According to FAO, aquaculture — the farming of fish, shellfish and other aquatic species — is the fastest-growing food production sector in the world. As new aquaculture facilities open every year, specialised CPOs like Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) are stepping in to champion those that use safe and sustainable production methods. GFSI is evolving […]
An Interview with Outgoing GFSI Board Member Neil Marshall Blog 15 Dec 2020 GFSI An Interview with Outgoing GFSI Board Member Neil Marshall   This month, Neil Marshall, Global Director of Quality & Food Safety at The Coca-Cola Company and longtime GFSI Board member, is retiring. Over the years, Neil has made enormous contributions to GFSI thanks to his commitment and leadership on the GFSI Board. His dedicated support for GFSI has always been greatly appreciated, and he […]
Freshcare Gains GFSI Recognition for Their Food Safety & Quality Standard Edition 4.2 Press Release 21 Sep 2021 Benchmarking Freshcare Gains GFSI Recognition for Their Food Safety & Quality Standard Edition 4.2 PARIS and SYDNEY, 21 September 2021 — The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and Freshcare Limited, the leading assurance programme for the Australian fresh produce industry, are pleased to announce that the Freshcare Food Safety & Quality Standard Edition 4.2 has successfully achieved recognition against […]
Azzule Systems Gains GFSI Recognition for Their PrimusGFS Certification Programme Press Release 09 Dec 2021 Benchmarking Azzule Systems Gains GFSI Recognition for Their PrimusGFS Certification Programme PARIS and Santa Maria, USA, 9 December 2021 – The Global Food Safety Initative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and Azzule Systems, are pleased to announce that PrimusGFS version 3.2 has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020. This recognition covers GFSI scope BI – farming of […]
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 […]
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, […]
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