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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 […]
Shaping Food Safety Culture in Food Service – Challenges, Opportunities and Key Drivers Blog 16 Mar 2016 Shaping Food Safety Culture in Food Service – Challenges, Opportunities and Key Drivers More than 100 delegates joined speakers from the World Health Organization (WHO), Rotana Hotel Group and Taylor Shannon International at the SGS Special Session “Shaping Food Safety Culture in Food Service – Challenges, Opportunities and Key Drivers”, held at GFSI 2016 in Berlin. More than 100 delegates joined speakers from the World Health Organization (WHO), […]
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 […]
Shaping Food Safety Culture in Food Service – Challenges, Opportunities and Key Drivers Blog 31 Aug 2015 Shaping Food Safety Culture in Food Service – Challenges, Opportunities and Key Drivers Food-borne disease outbreaks are on the increase. Globally, thousands of people are affected every year, and 1 in 5 outbreaks implicate the food service industry. Food-borne disease outbreaks are on the increase. Globally, thousands of people are affected every year, and 1 in 5 outbreaks implicate the food service industry.
Service Providers Are Now Eligible for GFSI-Recognised Certification News Update 03 May 2022 Benchmarking Service Providers Are Now Eligible for GFSI-Recognised Certification At the March Steering Committee meeting of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), which took place in Barcelona in conjunction with the 2022 GFSI Conference, the decision was made to approve the publication of a new scope to the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements version 2020. This new scope covers the provision of services impacting food safety […]
The 5 Keys to Measurable Food Safety Blog 08 Jan 2020 GFSI Conference The 5 Keys to Measurable Food Safety Being successful in the food service industry has long been determined by how well you maintain your sales, labour, food cost, and customer satisfaction. The food industry values these success factors so much that it has looked to technology for solutions to monitor and manage these metrics in order to make it easier to operate […]
Digital Technologies Enhance Food Safety Culture Blog 31 Mar 2016 Digital Technologies Enhance Food Safety Culture Sealed Air just wrapped up yet another successful Global Food Safety Conference in Berlin which welcomed food safety professionals from more than 60 countries and provided an opportunity for manufacturers, government bodies, academics and service providers to spend 3 productive days together sharing ideas and discussing hot button topics related to food safety and risk […]
9 Hot Topics for Food Safety in 2019 and Beyond News Update 01 Jan 2019 GFSI 9 Hot Topics for Food Safety in 2019 and Beyond   The plenaries aren’t the only must-see programming at the GFSI Conference 2019. Over the three-day conference, the plenary room will sometimes split into smaller, more intimate spaces to host concurrent breakouts: sessions that take a deep dive into key topics affecting the food industry. The breakout sessions provide an opportunity to learn specific, applicable information […]
The Global Food Safety Conference Leads Industry in Tackling Future Challenges Press Release 01 Mar 2016 GFSI Conference The Global Food Safety Conference Leads Industry in Tackling Future Challenges BERLIN, 1st March 2016 – This week, the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is bringing together 1,000 leading food safety specialists in Berlin for the 15th annual Global Food Safety Conference (GFSC). Gathered at the Intercontinental Hotel from Monday 29th February to Thursday 3rd March, food safety and industry experts from over 60 countries are working towards one goal: to […]
GFSI and CNHFA Join Forces in a New Public-Private Partnership to Take Food Safety to the Next Level in China Press Release 03 Nov 2015 Public-private Partnership GFSI and CNHFA Join Forces in a New Public-Private Partnership to Take Food Safety to the Next Level in China BEIJING, 3 November 2015 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) today announces a new public-private partnership with the China Nutrition and Health Food Association (CNHFA) as part of a joint commitment to providing safe food for consumers everywhere. GFSI and the CNHFA announced the MoU for this public-private partnership at the 4th annual GFSI Focus […]
Taking Action on Connected Data to Improve Food Safety Blog 16 Mar 2017 Case Study Taking Action on Connected Data to Improve Food Safety It’s a period of great change, globally, for food safety in the food retail industry. Changing consumer demands, traceability advances, and the evolving regulatory environment have made food safety across the supply chain more complex than ever.  There is also an explosion in the availability of digital data on food safety.  The challenge is how […]
Ensuring Hand Hygiene Compliance – The Role of New Technology Blog 30 Mar 2016 Ensuring Hand Hygiene Compliance – The Role of New Technology As an industry, we’ve known for a long time that when workers contact food with their hands it’s potentially a major mechanism by which pathogens can contaminate food. Indeed, studies have shown that improper food handling practices can contribute to approximately 97% of foodborne illnesses in food-service establishments. As an industry, we’ve known for a […]
Call for Participation for the GFSI Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Local Group News Update 20 Jul 2021 Call for Participation for the GFSI Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Local Group GFSI is actively seeking food safety experts to help advance the work of its GFSI Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Local Group. GFSI relies heavily on its regional networks via the GFSI Local Groups to fully implement its vision of safe food for consumers everywhere. GFSI’s Local Groups provide a valuable forum where regional […]
Call for Participation in the GFSI US/Canada Local Group Press Release 27 May 2021 Governance Call for Participation in the GFSI US/Canada Local Group PARIS, 27th May 2021 —The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI, the Coalition) is the landmark Coalition of Action of food safety from The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), a global industry network working to support Better Lives Through Better Business. The Coalition  aims to build consumers’ trust in the food they buy – no matter where […]
The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Recognises PrimusGFS Scope Extension Press Release 08 Sep 2016 Certification The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Recognises PrimusGFS Scope Extension PARIS, 8th September 2016 – The GFSI Board of Directors is pleased to announce a new scope extension. The PrimusGFS scheme has been successfully benchmarked by GFSI and has achieved recognition against the GFSI Guidance Document Sixth Edition for Scope J – Provision of Storage and Distribution Services. After a successful benchmarking process with an […]
GFSI Announces USDA AMS GAP Plus + Certification Programme Achieves Technical Equivalence News Update 13 Aug 2018 Certification GFSI Announces USDA AMS GAP Plus + Certification Programme Achieves Technical Equivalence   PARIS, 13 August 2018 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has achieved Technical Equivalence against Version 7.1 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements for their Harmonized GAP Plus + certification programme. The USDA Agricultural Marketing Services is responsible for the management and oversight […]
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