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Press Release 20 Mar 2017 GFSI-recognised Certification Programme Achieves Full Government Recognition PARIS, 20th March 2017 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) applauds CanadaGAP on achieving full government recognition. This recognition is a major public/private achievement and it comes as further reinforcement to what many food industry experts have reiterated time and again – that achieving certification to a GFSI-recognised certification programme puts operations in a good place to meet […]
CanadaGAP Obtains Recognition Against Version 2020.1 of GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Press Release 04 May 2021 Benchmarking CanadaGAP Obtains Recognition Against Version 2020.1 of GFSI Benchmarking Requirements PARIS, 4th May 2021 — CanadaGAP®, an internationally recognised food safety programme for fresh fruit and vegetable suppliers, and Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, today announced that CanadaGAP has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI’s Version 2020.1 Benchmarking Requirements. The recognition encompasses three CanadaGAP certification options: […]
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 […]
Safe Seafood for Consumers Everywhere: How Global Aquaculture Alliance Benefits from GFSI Recognition News Update 08 Oct 2019 Certification Safe Seafood for Consumers Everywhere: How Global Aquaculture Alliance Benefits from GFSI Recognition   According to FAO, aquaculture — the farming of fish, shellfish and other aquatic species — is the fastest-growing food production sector in the world. As new aquaculture facilities open every year, specialised CPOs like Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) are stepping in to champion those that use safe and sustainable production methods. GFSI is evolving […]
Two New CPOs – JFSM & JGF – Achieve Recognition Against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements News Update 15 Nov 2018 Two New CPOs – JFSM & JGF – Achieve Recognition Against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements PARIS, 15th November 2018 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the two newest certification programme owners (CPOs) to achieve recognition against Version 7.1 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements are the Japan Food Safety Management Association (JFSM) and the Japan GAP Foundation (JGF). It was with much delight that GFSI received an application for benchmarking from […]
Japan GAP Foundation: ASIAGAP on Obtaining GFSI Recognition Blog 22 Mar 2019 Certification Japan GAP Foundation: ASIAGAP on Obtaining GFSI Recognition   Further to GFSI’s recognition of Japan GAP Foundation (JGF)’s ASIAGAP, we met two representatives, President Shunichi Matsui and Mr Hiroshi Ogino, Secretary General, to ask about its development, future policy of activities, and ambitions.   (GFSI Japan Local Group Communication Working Group, hereinafter GFSI) Congratulations on obtaining GFSI recognition. First of all, please tell […]
FSSC 22000, V5 Achieves GFSI Recognition News Update 17 Mar 2020 GFSI FSSC 22000, V5 Achieves GFSI Recognition It is with pleasure that the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) announces that FSSC 22000 Version 5 is now recognised against Version 7.2 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements.   FSSC 22000 issued a new version of their standards in May of 2019 and expressed their will to maintain GFSI recognition. At GFSI, we are always […]
IFS Achieves GFSI Recognition for its Broker Standard Version 3 News Update 12 Nov 2019 Benchmarking IFS Achieves GFSI Recognition for its Broker Standard Version 3   It is with pleasure that the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) announces that the IFS Broker Standard Version 3 is now recognised against Version 7.2 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements.   IFS issued a new version of their Broker Standard in June this year and very quickly expressed their desire to maintain GFSI recognition. […]
GLOBALG.A.P. Achieves GFSI Recognition for its HPSS Programme News Update 17 Sep 2019 Benchmarking GLOBALG.A.P. Achieves GFSI Recognition for its HPSS Programme It is with pleasure that the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) announces that the GLOBALG.A.P. HPSS programme version 1.1-2 has achieved recognition against Version 7.2 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 […]
Freshcare Food Safety & Quality Standard – Edition 4.1 Achieves GFSI Recognition News Update 18 Feb 2020 Benchmarking Freshcare Food Safety & Quality Standard – Edition 4.1 Achieves GFSI Recognition We are very pleased to announce that the Freshcare Food Safety & Quality Standard – Edition 4.1 is now a GFSI-recognised certification programme after a successful assessment against version 7.2 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements. We would like to congratulate Freshcare on achieving GFSI recognition for the first time.   Freshcare, Australia’s largest and most […]
SQFI Achieves Recognition against Version 7.1 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements News Update 20 Sep 2018 SQFI Achieves Recognition against Version 7.1 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements   PARIS, 20th September 2018 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI) has achieved recognition against Version 7.1 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements. As part of its objective to continually evolve its benchmarking requirements to reflect new industry challenges, best practices and stakeholder input, GFSI published version […]
Global Aquaculture Alliance Achieves Recognition Against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.1 News Update 06 Nov 2018 Global Aquaculture Alliance Achieves Recognition Against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.1   PARIS, 6th November 2018 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has achieved recognition against Version 7.1 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements. GAA is an international, non-profit trade association dedicated to advancing seafood safety and environmentally and socially responsible aquaculture. Through the development of its BAP certification […]
How GFSI Recognition Enhances Global Market Access with CanadaGAP News Update 02 Jul 2019 Certification How GFSI Recognition Enhances Global Market Access with CanadaGAP Canada is known for having one of the most robust food safety systems in the world, thanks to stringent requirements such as the Safe Food For Canadians Regulations and a pervasive food safety culture. In order to access the global market, though, Canadian producers must be able to demonstrate their safety to buyers and regulators beyond their […]
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 […]
The Harmonization and Recognition of Global Methods: Dream Becomes Reality Blog 17 Jan 2017 The Harmonization and Recognition of Global Methods: Dream Becomes Reality Say you produce product in Latin America and you export to Europe and the USA. What methods should be used to test your product to meet requirements – both within the country of origin, and to meet requirements for the country of import? How many methods must be used? BOTH the standard method of the […]
GLOBALG.A.P. Adds to Its GFSI-Recognition Press Release 25 Aug 2016 GLOBALG.A.P. Adds to Its GFSI-Recognition PARIS, 25 August, 2016 – The GFSI Board of Directors is pleased to announce a new scope extension. The GLOBALG.A.P. Harmonized Produce Safety Standard V1.0 has been successfully benchmarked by GFSI and has achieved recognition against the GFSI Guidance Document Sixth Edition, Scope BI – Farming of Plants and D1- Pre Processing Handling of Plant Products. After a […]
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