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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 […]
GFSI Launches the New GFSI Global Markets Programme GMaP™ News Update 14 Nov 2023 Capacity Building GFSI Launches the New GFSI Global Markets Programme GMaP™ Paris, November 2nd 2023 – Responding to the ever-evolving needs of Food Business Operators (FBOs), GFSI is delighted to announce the launch of the new GFSI GMaP™, a Global Markets Programme allowing FBOs easy access to a suite of tools to enable self-assessment of food safety proficiencies based on CODEX Alimentarius.       Focused […]
Importance of Managing Risk in Food Supply Chains Blog 12 Apr 2019 Certification Importance of Managing Risk in Food Supply Chains The annual GFSI Conference was this year held at the Nice Acropolis Convention Center in France. The event was hailed as a success, attracting over 1,000 delegates from around the world. These included representatives from governments, the food industry and academia. I was privileged to be asked to moderate the SGS hosted special session entitled, […]
GFSI Releases Its New Auditor Knowledge Exam, Required from July 2019 News Update 10 Jun 2019 Benchmarking GFSI Releases Its New Auditor Knowledge Exam, Required from July 2019   GFSI is proud to announce that the new GFSI Knowledge Exam is now available to be taken. This tool, which the 6 March 2018 announcement of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.2 mentioned as the GFSI Auditor Exam, offers a consistent method to assess auditor knowledge across a range of relevant skills for all GFSI-recognised programmes, […]
Call for Participation in GFSI Working Group | Pre-harvest Handling News Update 23 Oct 2018 Food Safety Auditing Call for Participation in GFSI Working Group | Pre-harvest Handling GFSI is seeking food safety professionals and animal/ farmed seafood husbandry experts to participate in a new Technical Working Group (TWG) on animal/ farmed seafood handling and its impact on food safety. Terrestrial animals and farmed seafood husbandry is the topic of much scrutiny worldwide and the subject of widely recognised and applied standards and […]
GFSI Unveils its New Benchmarking Requirements, Strengthening FMCG Supply Chains Press Release 06 Mar 2018 GFSI Unveils its New Benchmarking Requirements, Strengthening FMCG Supply Chains Global Food Safety Initiative reveals new Benchmarking Requirements, Version 7.2, covering the whole supply chain and focussing on improving auditor competency It’s the latest initiative in GFSI’s mission to advance food safety and encourage industry action Announced at the Global Food Safety Conference in Tokyo, the industry’s annual rendezvous for the advancement of food safety […]
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 […]
The Path to Safer Food and Market Access: Scalable Food Safety Solution Delivers Results in Thailand and Viet Nam Blog 11 Jul 2017 The Path to Safer Food and Market Access: Scalable Food Safety Solution Delivers Results in Thailand and Viet Nam Getting fruits and vegetables to meet international food safety standards was the missing link for small-scale producers, processors and traders in Thailand and Viet Nam to access higher-value retail and export markets. Across value chains, it makes global business sense to implement food safety management systems, based on Codex standards. With help from the Standards and […]
Developing the Next Generation of Food Safety Leaders Blog 22 Jan 2020 GFSI Conference Developing the Next Generation of Food Safety Leaders   The food manufacturing industry is struggling to fill food safety and quality positions. Building your company’s food safety culture is key to attracting, developing and retaining quality talent. AIB International provides the expertise, training and technology to develop the next generation of food safety leaders.   Many companies in the food industry are hungry […]
“We Aim to Foster an Unwavering Food Safety Culture”: How House Foods America Leverages GFSI to Ensure Continuous Improvement News Update 24 Jan 2020 Certification “We Aim to Foster an Unwavering Food Safety Culture”: How House Foods America Leverages GFSI to Ensure Continuous Improvement     House Foods America is a tofu manufacturer that has achieved GFSI-recognised certification with SQF. Recently, members of GFSI’s Japan Local Group conducted an interview with House Foods America representative Rina Yamada to discuss the company’s journey to GFSI-recognised certification and how they “aim to foster an unwavering food safety culture by allowing each […]
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