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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, […]
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 […]
GFSI Opens New Stakeholder Consultation for The Global Seafood Alliance Press Release 14 Sep 2021 Consultation GFSI Opens New Stakeholder Consultation for The Global Seafood Alliance GFSI is very pleased to announce the opening of another stakeholder consultation, one of the final stages in the benchmarking process against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1. The Global Seafood Alliance has submitted their Seafood Processing Standard, Version 5.1 in their continuous commitment to maintain GFSI recognition. “The Global Seafood Alliance places great importance […]
Safe Seafood: How Global Aquaculture Alliance Benefits from GFSI Recognition Video 08 Oct 2019 Certification Safe Seafood: How Global Aquaculture Alliance Benefits from GFSI Recognition
Global Aquaculture Alliance Achieves Recognition Against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.1 News Update 06 Nov 2018 Benchmarking 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 […]
Call for Participation in GFSI Working Group | Pre-harvest Handling News Update 23 Oct 2018 Food Safety Auditing Call for Participation in GFSI Working Group | Pre-harvest Handling GFSI is seeking food safety professionals and animal/ farmed seafood husbandry experts to participate in a new Technical Working Group (TWG) on animal/ farmed seafood handling and its impact on food safety. Terrestrial animals and farmed seafood husbandry is the topic of much scrutiny worldwide and the subject of widely recognised and applied standards and […]
New Benchmarking Consultation Open: Global Aquaculture Alliance News Update 14 Sep 2018 GFSI New Benchmarking Consultation Open: Global Aquaculture Alliance   The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is opening a new stakeholder consultation as part of the benchmarking of the Seafood Processing Standard issue 5 against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.1. Following the publication of Version 7.1 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements, all recognised certification programme owners had to decide whether to renew their recognition. GFSI is […]
GFSI Launches New Stakeholder Consultation on Primary Scopes and Service Provision Scope of the Benchmarking Requirements Press Release 03 Jun 2021 Consultation GFSI Launches New Stakeholder Consultation on Primary Scopes and Service Provision Scope of the Benchmarking Requirements CLOSED- 19th July 2021 PARIS, 3rd June 2021 — The Global Food Safety Imitative (GFSI; the Coalition), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, is opening a new stakeholder consultation to collect feedback on a set of proposed changes to the primary scopes of recognition of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements and a […]
Approaches to Reducing Risks of Food Fraud | NSF @ GFSC 2015 Blog 01 Sep 2014 Approaches to Reducing Risks of Food Fraud | NSF @ GFSC 2015 While certainly not a new issue, there has been much renewed concern in food fraud over the past couple of years.  High profile incidents in Europe and Asia, effecting major global brands has brought this topic into focus for retailers, manufacturers, regulators, and consumers.
GFSI 18 Roundup Day 2 | Regulating and Revolutionising Food Safety 2018/03/07 News Update 07 Mar 2018 GFSI 18 Roundup Day 2 | Regulating and Revolutionising Food Safety 2018/03/07   Tokyo in the morning thrums with activity: fishermen cart their catch to market, workers rush to the office, students squeeze into the trains. Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba, the venue for this year’s Global Food Safety Conference 2018, was just as active. By a quarter past eight, the basement ballrooms were full of delegates ready […]
The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Recognises GLOBALG.A.P. Aquaculture Scope Extension Press Release 08 Oct 2015 Benchmarking The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Recognises GLOBALG.A.P. Aquaculture Scope Extension PARIS, 8th October 2015 — The GFSI Board of Directors is pleased to announce a new scope extension. The GLOBALG.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance scheme, Aquaculture has been successfully benchmarked by GFSI and has achieved recognition against the GFSI Guidance Document Sixth Edition. The document has been recognised against: Scope A II – Farming of Fish The […]
Outside the Auditorium: Opportunities for Delegates at GFSC 2018 News Update 18 Jan 2018 Outside the Auditorium: Opportunities for Delegates at GFSC 2018 The Global Food Safety Conference is the annual rendezvous for food safety professionals. Delegates have the opportunity to hear talks from leaders in the food industry, learn, network and swap stories and best practices. And the action-packed conference week is more than a series of expert talks. There’s so much more: inspirational breakfast sessions, breakout […]
Does GFSI Certification Equate to FSMA Compliance? Blog 27 Apr 2017 Certification Does GFSI Certification Equate to FSMA Compliance? Ever since the rules of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) began being published, the industry has questioned its linkage with the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) certification. As such, a major question has been: “If I am certified to a GFSI scheme, does that mean I will also be compliant with the rules of […]
How Are Digital Technologies Transforming Food Value Chains Blog 08 Feb 2018 How Are Digital Technologies Transforming Food Value Chains Digital technologies may help you manage your supply chain more effectively while reducing costs and frictions and help you understand consumer preferences and feedback better than ever. How will digital transformation change the food industry and impact food safety and sustainability? There are many technologies and maybe even more buzz words in the era of […]
COVID-19 Changes Eating Habits & Food Priorities Blog 16 Sep 2020 GFSI COVID-19 Changes Eating Habits & Food Priorities       Changes to eating habits as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic have been documented since the start of global lockdowns. Trends including a return to home cooking and baking, an increase in demand for organic, plant-based, vegan and vegetarian foods and a reduction in demand for what are perceived as more exotic […]
Why Collaboration is Critical to Food Safety for Retailers Blog 13 Nov 2017 Why Collaboration is Critical to Food Safety for Retailers   The food retail industry is experiencing extensive, exponential change. And all signs point to more changes to come. Consumers are demanding fresh, locally sourced ingredients. They want artisanal products and exotic flavours. They want fresh food and food prepared on the premises. This consumer demand for diverse products and ingredients creates unique challenges for […]
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