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Building a Safer and More Progressive Food Industry Through Public-Private Partnerships Blog 13 Dec 2017 Building a Safer and More Progressive Food Industry Through Public-Private Partnerships As our food network becomes more globalized and interconnected, we have seen a shift towards greater transparency and integrity as consumers are awakened to issues of food safety and traceability. With this has come a recognition that we cannot build a safer and more efficient food supply chain without the support of local and national […]
Global Food Safety Conference 2018: Public-Private Partnerships in the Spotlight at Kick-off Press Conference Press Release 06 Mar 2018 Global Food Safety Conference 2018: Public-Private Partnerships in the Spotlight at Kick-off Press Conference 1,200 delegates from 52 countries attend the Global Food Safety Conference 2018 in Tokyo, 5th-8th March, organised by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Key focus of this year’s press conference is the importance of Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) A series of key announcements set the agenda for the year ahead in food safety   TOKYO, 6th March […]
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 […]
GFSI Forms First-time Partnership with Mexican Government Food Safety Agency SENASICA Press Release 01 Mar 2017 GFSI Forms First-time Partnership with Mexican Government Food Safety Agency SENASICA HOUSTON, 1st March 2017 – In a press conference at this week’s Global Food Safety Conference, an unprecedented public-private partnership was announced between the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and the Mexican National Service of Health, Food safety and Agro-Food Quality (SENASICA), the Mexican government agency responsible for the safety of fresh and minimally-processed food products. The two entities will […]
Open Lab: Creating a New Policy Proposal System Through Public-private Partnership Blog 09 Apr 2019 Public-private Partnership Open Lab: Creating a New Policy Proposal System Through Public-private Partnership After he spoke in the opening plenary at the GFSI Conference 2019, we interviewed Mr. Ikko Watanabe of Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to gain further insights on “Open Lab”, which he presented as a public-private partnership framework that challenges the weaknesses of the conservative government agency.   (GFSI Japan Local Group Communication […]
“My Boss is the American Consumer”: How Frank Yiannas Brings Walmart Expertise to the FDA News Update 30 Apr 2019 Public-private Partnership “My Boss is the American Consumer”: How Frank Yiannas Brings Walmart Expertise to the FDA This week’s episode of the GFSI Experts Series features one of the founding figures of our current understanding of food safety culture: Frank Yiannas, Deputy Commissioner of Food Policy & Response at the US FDA. A microbiologist by training, Frank nevertheless contends that behavioural science is as critical as ‘hard science’ to the development of successful food […]
GFSI and DGN Establish the First Mexican Voluntary Norm on Food Safety Press Release 26 Jul 2018 GFSI and DGN Establish the First Mexican Voluntary Norm on Food Safety MEXICO CITY and PARIS, 26th July 2018 – The Mexican Federation Official Journal (Diario Oficial de la Federación) published the first voluntary norm on food safety for Mexico on 5th July 2018, after a public consultation during the spring of 2018. The norm is the result of a project during an 18-month collaboration between the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) […]
GFSI and DGN Establish the First Mexican Voluntary Norm on Food Safety News Update 27 Jul 2018 GFSI and DGN Establish the First Mexican Voluntary Norm on Food Safety MEXICO CITY and PARIS, 26th July 2018 – The Mexican Federation Official Journal (Diario Oficial de la Federación) published the first voluntary norm on food safety for Mexico on 5th July 2018, after a public consultation during the spring of 2018. The norm is the result of a project during an 18-month collaboration between the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) […]
GFSI-led Webinar Opens the Door to 2021 World Food Safety Day Celebrations News Update 12 Mar 2021 Public-private Partnership GFSI-led Webinar Opens the Door to 2021 World Food Safety Day Celebrations The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and Codex Alimentarius Commission Secretariat gathered online for a conversation that centred on public-private partnerships, a form of collaboration that is essential to securing food safety globally. Erica Sheward, GFSI Director at The Consumer […]
GFSI Embarks on Public-Private Partnership with China’s CNCA to Accelerate Food Safety Development Press Release 03 Nov 2015 GFSI Embarks on Public-Private Partnership with China’s CNCA to Accelerate Food Safety Development BEIJING, 3 November 2015 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) today announces a new public-private partnership with the Chinese government as part of its commitment to leadership in driving food safety on the global, regional and local stage. China is a key link in the global food safety chain and the Chinese government have shown […]
FSMA, Food Safety and Public-private Collaboration Discussed at Groundbreaking GFSI Briefings in D.C. Press Release 16 Nov 2016 FSMA, Food Safety and Public-private Collaboration Discussed at Groundbreaking GFSI Briefings in D.C. GFSI INDEPENDENTLY ACKNOWLEDGED AS MEETING OR EXCEEDING FSMA REQUIREMENTS   PARIS and WASHINGTON, D.C., 16 November 2016 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), powered by The Consumer Goods Forum, hosted two hundred industry and government leaders at briefings in Washington D.C. yesterday. Foremost on the agenda was the alignment between GFSI and FSMA in the marketplace. The discussions highlighted […]
125 Decision-Makers, One Shared Goal: Reflections from the 4th Government-to-Business Meeting News Update 01 Oct 2019 GFSI Conference 125 Decision-Makers, One Shared Goal: Reflections from the 4th Government-to-Business Meeting   The fourth annual GFSI Government-to-Business (G2B) Meeting, held immediately prior to the GFSI Conference in Nice, attracted a record number of participants: 125 leaders and decision-makers took part, representing 29 governments, 38 governmental agencies and 10 intergovernmental organisations. Since its first iteration in Berlin in 2016, the meeting has offered a unique platform for […]
Government and Industry Set to Discus Groundbreaking Efforts In Public-Private Collaboration for Food Safety Press Release 07 Nov 2016 Government and Industry Set to Discus Groundbreaking Efforts In Public-Private Collaboration for Food Safety The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is to host top industry players and key government leaders at FSMA-focused food safety briefing in Washington D.C. on Nov 15 GFSI, a marketplace FSMA, has brought the industry together around a common standard and can be leveraged to support implementation of new food compliance requirements Cargill, Wegmans, McDonald’s, […]
GFSI Turns 18 in 2018 | Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going Blog 03 Jan 2018 GFSI Turns 18 in 2018 | Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going I have been serving as GFSI Director for 3 years now but I’ve been familiar with GFSI since it was created. I’m delighted with the path GFSI has taken. It has a unique position leading collaboration in food safety across the private and public sectors around the world. It’s the only organisation unifying manufacturers, retailers, […]
GFSI Public-Private Partnerships Publication 07 Oct 2018 Fact Sheet GFSI Public-Private Partnerships
Global Food Safety Conference 2018: Governments and Businesses Meet to Form Partnerships on Advancing International Food Safety Press Release 06 Mar 2018 Global Food Safety Conference 2018: Governments and Businesses Meet to Form Partnerships on Advancing International Food Safety The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) held its third Government to Business meeting adjacent to the Global Food Safety Conference 2018 Government food safety regulators and officials met with the GFSI Board of Directors to discuss food safety issues and trends, as well as third-party certification Over 40 organisations representing 25 countries and 5 IGOs […]
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