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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 […]
Freshcare Gains GFSI Recognition for Their Food Safety & Quality Standard Edition 4.2 Press Release 21 Sep 2021 Benchmarking Freshcare Gains GFSI Recognition for Their Food Safety & Quality Standard Edition 4.2 PARIS and SYDNEY, 21 September 2021 — The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and Freshcare Limited, the leading assurance programme for the Australian fresh produce industry, are pleased to announce that the Freshcare Food Safety & Quality Standard Edition 4.2 has successfully achieved recognition against […]
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 […]
Global Red Meat Standard Gains GFSI Recognition for Animal Conversion and Processing of Perishable Animal Products Press Release 19 Aug 2021 Benchmarking Global Red Meat Standard Gains GFSI Recognition for Animal Conversion and Processing of Perishable Animal Products PARIS and COPENHAGEN, 19th August 2021 — The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and Danish Agriculture & Food Council are pleased to announce that its Global Read Meat Standard (GRMS), a product standard developed for the meat industry, has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI’s Benchmarking […]
The Global Seafood Alliance Gains GFSI Recognition for Their Seafood Processing Standard 5.1 Press Release 25 Nov 2021 Benchmarking The Global Seafood Alliance Gains GFSI Recognition for Their Seafood Processing Standard 5.1 PARIS and PORTSMOUTH, NH, 25th November 2021 – The Global Food Safety Initative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and the Global Seafood Alliance are pleased to announce that their Seafood Processing Standard 5.1 has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1. Dan Lee, Standards Coordinator/Program Integrity Advisor, […]
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 […]
GLOBALG.A.P. Renews GFSI Recognition for Harmonised Produce Safety Standard Press Release 18 May 2021 Recognition GLOBALG.A.P. Renews GFSI Recognition for Harmonised Produce Safety Standard PARIS and COLOGNE, 18th 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 […]
GLOBALG.A.P. Gains GFSI Recognition for Integrated Farm Assurance Press Release 12 Nov 2021 Benchmarking GLOBALG.A.P. Gains GFSI Recognition for Integrated Farm Assurance PARIS and COLOGNE, 12 November 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, are pleased to announce that GLOBALG.A.P. has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1. The recognition encompasses Integrated Farm Assurance (IFA) Fruit and Vegetables v5.4-GFS. […]
Two New CPOs – JFSM & JGF – Achieve Recognition Against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements News Update 15 Nov 2018 GFSI 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 […]
BRCGS for Food Safety, Packaging Materials and Agents & Brokers Gain Recognition Against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1 Press Release 01 Jun 2021 Recognition BRCGS for Food Safety, Packaging Materials and Agents & Brokers Gain Recognition Against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1 PARIS and LONDON, 1st June 2021 — The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and BRCGS, a global consumer protection organisation that provides supply chain confidence through its suite of Global Standards, are pleased to announce that BRCGS has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements […]
IFS – International Featured Standards Gains GFSI Recognition for IFS Food, IFS Broker, IFS Logistics and IFS PACsecure Press Release 31 Aug 2021 Benchmarking IFS – International Featured Standards Gains GFSI Recognition for IFS Food, IFS Broker, IFS Logistics and IFS PACsecure PARIS and BERLIN, 31st August 2021 — The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and IFS, a globally active organisation providing trusted standards and services to co-operate within the supply chain to improve product integrity, are pleased to announce that IFS has successfully achieved recognition against […]
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 […]
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 […]
SQFI Achieves Recognition against Version 7.1 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements News Update 20 Sep 2018 Benchmarking 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 […]
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. […]
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