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GLOBALG.A.P. Gains GFSI Recognition for Integrated Farm Assurance Press Release 12 Nov 2021 Benchmarking GLOBALG.A.P. Gains GFSI Recognition for Integrated Farm Assurance PARIS and COLOGNE, 12 November 2021 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and GLOBALG.A.P. c/o FoodPLUS GmbH, are pleased to announce that GLOBALG.A.P. has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1. The recognition encompasses Integrated Farm Assurance (IFA) Fruit and Vegetables v5.4-GFS. […]
GLOBALG.A.P. Gains GFSI Recognition for Produce Handling Assurance Press Release 13 May 2021 Recognition GLOBALG.A.P. Gains GFSI Recognition for Produce Handling Assurance PARIS and COLOGNE, 13th May 2021 — The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and GLOBALG.A.P. c/o FoodPLUS GmbH, a global organisation offering a set of standards for good agricultural practices (G.A.P.), are pleased to announce that GLOBALG.A.P. has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements […]
GLOBALG.A.P. Renews GFSI Recognition for Harmonised Produce Safety Standard Press Release 18 May 2021 Recognition GLOBALG.A.P. Renews GFSI Recognition for Harmonised Produce Safety Standard PARIS and COLOGNE, 18th May 2021 — The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and GLOBALG.A.P. c/o FoodPLUS GmbH, a global organisation offering a set of standards for good agricultural practices (G.A.P.), are pleased to announce that GLOBALG.A.P. has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements […]
GLOBALG.A.P. Recognised against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.1 News Update 19 Feb 2019 Recognition GLOBALG.A.P. Recognised against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.1   It is with pleasure that the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) announces that the GLOBALG.A.P. IFA programme has achieved recognition against Version 7.1 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements. For GFSI, the opportunity to continue working with Certificate Programme Owners (CPOs) towards the harmonisation of programmes around the world is highly valued; it is one of our strategic tools […]
GLOBALG.A.P, HOP Sub-scope V5.3 Recognised Against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements News Update 24 Mar 2020 GFSI GLOBALG.A.P, HOP Sub-scope V5.3 Recognised Against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements It is with pleasure that the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) announces that GLOBALG.A.P., HOP Sub-scope V5.3 is now recognised against Version 7.2 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements.   GLOBALG.A.P. issued the HOP Sub-scope and expressed their will to apply for GFSI recognition. At GFSI, we are always delighted when Certification Programme Owners applies for […]
New Benchmarking Consultation Open: GLOBALG.A.P. News Update 30 Nov 2018 Consultation New Benchmarking Consultation Open: GLOBALG.A.P. The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is opening a new stakeholder consultation, a vital step in the benchmarking of  GLOBALG.A.P. against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.1. GFSI was very pleased that GLOBALG.A.P. applied for re-assessment against this new version of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements and, in doing so, renewed their long-term commitment to GFSI and our continued efforts towards harmonisation […]
New Public Consultation Open: GLOBALG.A.P, Standard IFA for Crops HOP V5.2 News Update 16 Jan 2020 Consultation New Public Consultation Open: GLOBALG.A.P, Standard IFA for Crops HOP V5.2   GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation, a vital step in the benchmarking of IFA for Crops sub-scope HOP V5.2, a standard from GLOBALG.A.P., against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.2.   Already one of the GFSI-recognised certification programmes, GLOBALG.A.P. has applied for the benchmarking of their HOP sub-scope for Crops standard to get […]
New Benchmarking Consultation Open: GLOBALG.A.P., HPSS V.1.2 and PHA V.1.2 News Update 23 Feb 2021 Certification New Benchmarking Consultation Open: GLOBALG.A.P., HPSS V.1.2 and PHA V.1.2 UPDATE: 2ndApril 2021: Please note that this Consultation is now closed. GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation, a vital step in the benchmarking of HPSS V1.2 and PHA V1.2, which are standards from GLOBALG.A.P., against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1. Already one of the GFSI-recognised certification programmes, GLOBALG.A.P. applied for the benchmarking of their […]
GFSI Opens New Stakeholder Consultation for GLOBALG.A.P. Press Release 02 Sep 2021 GFSI GFSI Opens New Stakeholder Consultation for GLOBALG.A.P. GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation for GLOBALG.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance standards version 5.4-GFS for Fruits & Vegetable, and Aquaculture. The consultation represents one of the final stages in the benchmarking process against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1. This new step complements FoodPLUS GmbH, who owns GLOBALG.A.P., and their previous track record in […]
GFSI Answers Our Two Most Frequently Asked Questions Blog 12 Nov 2020 Certification GFSI Answers Our Two Most Frequently Asked Questions Here at GFSI, the two questions we receive most often both have to do with the certification process – namely, “How do I get ‘GFSI certified?'” and ‘Is this standard GFSI-recognised?’ Today, GFSI Senior Technical Manager Marie-Claude Quentin is here to walk us through the recognition process in more detail, and explain how you can […]
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 […]
GFSI Applauds New Canadian Policy on Private Certification of Food Facilities Press Release 05 Feb 2016 GFSI Applauds New Canadian Policy on Private Certification of Food Facilities Policy Recognises Growing Food Safety Collaboration among Government, Industry and Consumers   PARIS, 5 February 2016 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) applauds the new Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) policy on private certification schemes used by food facilities that was announced this week in Ottawa. The CFIA acknowledges that private certification schemes, including those recognised […]
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 […]
Taking Accredited Certification Forward: The Future of the GFSI-IAF Partnership News Update 04 Jun 2019 Certification Taking Accredited Certification Forward: The Future of the GFSI-IAF Partnership   In this episode of the GFSI Experts Series, we hear from two representatives of the International Accreditation Forum (IAF), one of GFSI’s valued partner organisations. GFSI’s recognition of IAF’s Mulilateral Recognition Arrangement (MLA) is embedded in the Benchmarking Requirements; certification bodies operating in GFSI-benchmarked certification programmes must be accredited by an accreditation body that has […]
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 […]
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 […]
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