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Integrated Pest Management: The Ultimate Tool for Sustainable Pest Control Blog 22 Feb 2021 Sponsored Content Integrated Pest Management: The Ultimate Tool for Sustainable Pest Control /SPONSORED CONTENT/ The COVID-19 crisis has presented the greatest challenge for the food industry in decades. Few sectors have been as badly hit. Restrictions caused by the pandemic have limited production and caused delays in the transportation of goods. Such delays have resulted in extended storage, which, in turn, has affected the quality of products. […]
Top 3 Reasons to Find a Pest Control Provider That Can Offer Pest Traceability Blog 20 Apr 2022 GFSI Conference Top 3 Reasons to Find a Pest Control Provider That Can Offer Pest Traceability Accurately tracing a pest infestation throughout an entire supply chain is no easy task. Not all pest control providers are capable of this service, but it is crucial to those in the food processing and manufacturing industries–especially when international shipping is involved. Here are the top three reasons why you should prioritize finding a pest […]
Pest Challenges Are Evolving Fast – But With Data and Insight We Have the Opportunity to Stay One Step Ahead Blog 23 Jan 2019 Pest Challenges Are Evolving Fast – But With Data and Insight We Have the Opportunity to Stay One Step Ahead It’s a question that’s being asked across all industries – are we truly going to be able to use data to solve emerging global challenges and find new, better and more efficient ways of doing things? I believe the answer is a definite ‘yes’.  In the pest control industry for example, it’s abundantly clear to […]
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 […]
How Global Data Can Help the Food Industry Improve Food Safety Blog 29 Apr 2021 Sponsored Content How Global Data Can Help the Food Industry Improve Food Safety /SPONSORED CONTENT/ When was the last time you touched your phone? A recent study has revealed how obsessed we are when it comes to our mobiles. On average, we touch them 2,617 times a day – with some people tapping, typing, swiping and clicking up to 5,427 times a day. Technology has accelerated at a […]
The Pests Posing the Biggest Threats to the Food Supply Chain Blog 18 Dec 2019 GFSI Conference The Pests Posing the Biggest Threats to the Food Supply Chain   The rapidly growing world population brings significant challenges, with the need for more food production and global trade. The World Resources Institute estimates there will be 10 billion people on earth by 2050, leaving a potential 56% food gap. These trends demand the wider movement and storage of produce – which is making pests […]
How Technology and Innovation are Transforming Food Safety and Sustainability Blog 01 Mar 2018 How Technology and Innovation are Transforming Food Safety and Sustainability The challenges we all face The evidence that we need to find new ways to manage food safety is growing all the time. Right now, the world’s population is currently growing by 80 million people a year. Overall the global population is forecast to expand to 8.6 billion by 2030. By 2050 this population will […]
GLOBALG.A.P Certification at Closed Plant Factories in Japan News Update 31 Jan 2020 Certification GLOBALG.A.P Certification at Closed Plant Factories in Japan GFSI Japan Local Group Communication WG (GFSI): We spoke with Takao Akita, Executive Officer of Vitec Vegetable Factory Co., Ltd., one of the largest plant factory operators in Japan, which obtained GLOBALG.A.P. for all 5 factories in Japan. Vitec Vegetable Factory Co., Ltd. (VVF): Our parent company is Restar Holdings Corporation (HQ: Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo) which […]
Make the Most of Your Mornings with Special Sessions at the GFSI Conference! News Update 30 Jan 2020 GFSI Conference Make the Most of Your Mornings with Special Sessions at the GFSI Conference! To get the most out of your week in Seattle, be sure to add some Special Sessions to your conference agenda! Attendees who make time for these sessions, which are held at convenient morning intervals, will be the among the first to learn about the most cutting-edge innovations impacting food safety today.   This year’s […]
Food Safety Enabling Growth and Economic Progress Blog 01 Feb 2017 Global Markets Food Safety Enabling Growth and Economic Progress Viewing food safety through the lens of risk management is the prevailing practice today. However, if the focus changed, companies would find that food safety can move beyond risk mitigation to become a source of growth and economic progress. Viewing food safety through the lens of risk management is the prevailing practice today. However, if […]
Failures within complex supply chains are a huge risk to food safety – could new technology be the answer? Blog 31 Aug 2015 Failures within complex supply chains are a huge risk to food safety – could new technology be the answer? Historically, food safety agendas mainly focused upon assessing and managing risk within the primary processing and manufacturing unit. We now realise that supply chains are, in reality, an aggregation of multiple chains derived from the numerous components which make up the products. Any failure anywhere within these chains can result in major incidents. Is this […]
GFSI Web Series Lifts the Lid on Business Growth Through Food Safety in Mexico and Nigeria Press Release 19 Mar 2019 Global Markets GFSI Web Series Lifts the Lid on Business Growth Through Food Safety in Mexico and Nigeria       GFSI’s Global Markets Programme helps advance food safety across coffee, spices, and cacao exports in Mexico and Nigerian cocoa production. Invited by Nestlé Mexico, Asociaciones Agroindustriales Serranas utilise GFSI tools to standardise and maintain high quality food safety standards across export chains [Link to Web Series episode – A Tale of Mexican Coffee […]
Supply Chain Risk Management: Understanding the Value of Traceability in the Supply Chain Blog 01 Sep 2014 Supply Chain Risk Management: Understanding the Value of Traceability in the Supply Chain Supply chain management and risk control is a process that combines elements of prevention, mitigation and recovery. Different models have been developed to achieve and deliver this process. However, they are all based on the three basic principles/steps of risk management…
Call for Participation in GFSI Working Group | Services Provision News Update 13 Nov 2018 GFSI Call for Participation in GFSI Working Group | Services Provision     GFSI is seeking food safety professionals and services provision experts to participate in a new Technical Working Group (TWG) set to create a new scope of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements addressing services provision to primary processing, food manufacturing and food retail. Many services provided to primary processing, food manufacturing and food retail, such […]
Supply Chain Management and an Evolving Food Industry Blog 28 Jan 2019 Supply Chain Management and an Evolving Food Industry The food industry is a constantly evolving industry that faces challenges posed by increasing globalisation, regulation and competition. Supply chain management is an integral part of most businesses, essential to their success and customer satisfaction. It is the efficient management of end-to-end process from a design of the product or service to the time when […]
SGS – Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) updates and how Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) audits can help with compliance Blog 01 Sep 2014 SGS – Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) updates and how Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) audits can help with compliance For the last of the seven proposed core regulations, the comment periods have ended. The US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA), have stated that they will be re-proposing parts of the Preventive Control rule, or producing supplementary proposals, for both the Human and Animal, Produce Safety and Foreign Supplier Verification programs. These amendments may be […]
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