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Call for Participation for the GFSI Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Local Group News Update 20 Jul 2021 Call for Participation for the GFSI Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Local Group The applications are closed. Visit our local groups page if you want to learn more about our work.   GFSI is actively seeking food safety experts to help advance the work of its GFSI Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Local Group. GFSI relies heavily on its regional networks via the GFSI Local Groups to […]
Local Implementation and Global Harmonisation | The Japan GFSI Local Group Blog 27 Oct 2016 Local Implementation and Global Harmonisation | The Japan GFSI Local Group GFSI Local Groups lead the local implementation of global strategy, with a vision to improve food safety for consumers no matter where in the world they live. As Chair of the GFSI Japan Local Group, I am honoured to head up this group of dedicated food industry experts. Further, I’m pleased to see how far […]
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, […]
Call for Participation in the GFSI US/Canada Local Group Press Release 27 May 2021 Governance Call for Participation in the GFSI US/Canada Local Group PARIS, 27th May 2021 —The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI, the Coalition) is the landmark Coalition of Action of food safety from The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), a global industry network working to support Better Lives Through Better Business. The Coalition  aims to build consumers’ trust in the food they buy – no matter where […]
Australia and New Zealand Create a GFSI Local Group to Elevate Food Safety and Consumer Trust Press Release 01 Feb 2019 GFSI Australia and New Zealand Create a GFSI Local Group to Elevate Food Safety and Consumer Trust PARIS, 1st February 2019 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is pleased to announce the formation of a Local Group in Australia and New Zealand as part of its regional outreach model. The new group, GFSI AusNZ, is the seventh GFSI Local Group, joining existing groups in Japan, China, Europe, US-Canada, Mexico and South Latam. […]
Collaboration and Knowledge Exchange Top of Mind at GFSI Focus Day Mexico Press Release 22 May 2018 Collaboration and Knowledge Exchange Top of Mind at GFSI Focus Day Mexico GFSI’s Regional Event Brings Together More than 600 Food Safety Experts from Across the Region   MEXICO CITY and PARIS, 22nd May 2018 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) recently held the second edition of its Mexico Focus Day in Mexico City on 3rd May. The latest edition of this key, regional event has been a tremendous […]
A Local Perspective on Tokyo and What to Expect at GFSC 2018 Blog 24 Jan 2018 A Local Perspective on Tokyo and What to Expect at GFSC 2018 As part of the GFSI Japan team, on the ground in Tokyo, we’re very excited to welcome delegates to our vibrant city. This year’s Global Food Safety Conference promises a great lineup covering the big topics in food safety. It’s an exciting, global programme of events for all attendees. The conference is being hosted in […]
How the Latest GFSI Local Group Plans to Promote Food Safety in Australia and New Zealand News Update 10 Sep 2019 GFSI How the Latest GFSI Local Group Plans to Promote Food Safety in Australia and New Zealand   In February 2019, GFSI welcomed its newest body of regional advocates: the Australia-New Zealand Local Group. Comprised of industry experts from across this important export region, the Australia-New Zealand Local Group joins its counterparts in Japan, China, Europe, US-Canada, Mexico and South Latin America in furthering GFSI’s path towards a regionalised approach to global […]
Implementation in the Spotlight at GFSI’s 7th China Focus Day Press Release 28 Nov 2018 Implementation in the Spotlight at GFSI’s 7th China Focus Day PARIS and SHANGHAI, 28th November 2018 – Amidst ASEAN and APEC meetings, November also saw industry and government leaders from China and abroad descend on Shanghai, seeking to harness the benefits of the “GFSI approach”. The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) hosted its 7th China Focus Day on 6 November, drawing 360 food industry stakeholders […]
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 […]
Rishi Banerjee on Accelerating GFSI in the US and Canada Blog 14 Dec 2018 Rishi Banerjee on Accelerating GFSI in the US and Canada The Global Food Safety Initiative is delighted to welcome Rishi  Banerjee as Senior Manager for the US and Canada. This is an important step in GFSI’s ongoing strategy to further implementation at a regional level while advancing harmonisation at the global level. In this interview, Rishi shares his thoughts on joining this global community for food safety advancement […]
GFSI as the Key to Food Safety in Japan by 2020 Target and Beyond Press Release 28 Sep 2017 GFSI as the Key to Food Safety in Japan by 2020 Target and Beyond Japan Focus Day draws 400 delegates under the theme of Local Implementation and Global Harmonisation. GFSI receives unprecedented support from Japan government. GFSI Japanese-language website launched.   PARIS and TOKYO, 28th September 2017 – The Japan Local Group of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) has set themselves a target of 2020, when Tokyo welcomes thousands of […]
GFSI as the Key to Food Safety in Japan by 2020 Target and Beyond Press Release 28 Sep 2017 GFSI as the Key to Food Safety in Japan by 2020 Target and Beyond Japan Focus Day draws 400 delegates under the theme of Local Implementation and Global Harmonisation. GFSI receives unprecedented support from Japan government. GFSI Japanese-language website launched.   PARIS and TOKYO, 28th September 2017 – The Japan Local Group of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) has set themselves a target of 2020, when Tokyo welcomes thousands of […]
How Mexico is Driving Food Safety Through Capacity Building Blog 08 Feb 2018 Global Markets How Mexico is Driving Food Safety Through Capacity Building   Mexico is one of the most interesting countries in the world with regard to food. However, we face a number of challenges when it comes to food safety. The continued work of the GFSI Mexico Local Group is tackling these challenges across a number of different projects in pursuit of the GFSI vision of safe […]
GFSI SteerCo Meeting Summary: Stronger Relationships, Stronger Food Safety Systems News Update 10 May 2022 Governance GFSI SteerCo Meeting Summary: Stronger Relationships, Stronger Food Safety Systems Trust is undisputedly a fundamental ingredient in the recipe for food safety progress, so it comes as no surprise that it held such a prominent place at the recent GFSI Conference. The topic of trust was the guest of honour, referenced throughout the conference week in nearly every plenary speech, every breakout session and every […]
Small Suppliers in Eastern Europe Take Advantage GFSI Global Markets Approach to Improve Food Safety and Market Access Blog 31 Aug 2015 Global Markets Small Suppliers in Eastern Europe Take Advantage GFSI Global Markets Approach to Improve Food Safety and Market Access A GFSI Global Markets project of Metro Group and ISACert involving over 450 suppliers from Bulgaria and Serbia has proven that there are efficient ways for boosting supplier compliance in food safety on a large scale. The project is a real success story… A GFSI Global Markets project of Metro Group and ISACert involving over […]
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