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GFSI Hosts First Steering Committee Meeting as CGF Coalition of Action on Food Safety News Update 09 Apr 2021 GFSI GFSI Hosts First Steering Committee Meeting as CGF Coalition of Action on Food Safety Following the success of the first-ever virtual GFSI Conference on 23rd-25th March, the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) hosted its first Steering Committee meeting as a Coalition of Action (CoA). The new Steering Committee and its 18 members were announced on the 23rd March, just days ahead of this first meeting on 26th March. The […]
GFSI Steering Committee Members Meet for Second Time Since Inauguration; Focus Shifts from Onboarding to Action News Update 20 May 2021 GFSI Steering Committee Members Meet for Second Time Since Inauguration; Focus Shifts from Onboarding to Action Members of the GFSI Steering Committee met for the second time as a group earlier this month following a series on onboarding sessions with individual members. The onboarding sessions helped to ensure new members were fully up-to-speed on all things GFSI and a strong foundation for the work to come. This second Steering Committee meeting […]
Global Food Safety Initiative Appoints New Co-Chair to Lead Coalition of Action’s Steering Committee Press Release 25 May 2021 Global Food Safety Initiative Appoints New Co-Chair to Lead Coalition of Action’s Steering Committee Howard Popoola from The Kroger Company Will Join Roy Kirby at Mondelēz International as the SteerCo Leads Tom Wiester from Starbucks Coffee Company Becomes New Vice Co-Chair   PARIS, 25th May 2021 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI; the Coalition), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, is pleased to announce […]
Global Food Safety Initiative Starts New Chapter as CEO-led Coalition of Action Press Release 23 Mar 2021 GFSI Global Food Safety Initiative Starts New Chapter as CEO-led Coalition of Action 34 CGF Members Join the All-New Coalition and Will Be Governed by New Steering Committee GFSI Becomes Eighth Coalition of Action Under the Stewardship of The Consumer Goods Forum   PARIS, 23rd March 2021 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today announced that the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI; the Coalition) is starting a new […]
Behind the Scenes | Creating the Next GFSI Conference News Update 17 Oct 2018 Behind the Scenes | Creating the Next GFSI Conference     If you are planning to join us in Nice for the industry’s annual rendezvous to advance food safety worldwide, you may want an update about how the programme is shaping up. In fact, let’s take a moment to look at the incredible committee working behind the scenes to craft your experience at the […]
The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Coalition of Action on Food Safety: the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) News Update 22 Feb 2021 The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Coalition of Action on Food Safety: the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Established 20 years ago, GFSI is modernising. A new Steering Committee will herald a reinvigorated approach to delivering its vision of ‘safe food for consumers everywhere’ an approach that will be further strengthened by aligning with the Governance Model of the GFSI’s parent organisation The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF). As the CGF Coalition of Action […]
The Global Market Awards are Gaining Traction Blog 20 Nov 2019 Global Markets The Global Market Awards are Gaining Traction   Greenfence is incredibly happy to be back sponsoring the Global Markets awards for a fourth year in a row. Since supporting the launch in 2017, Greenfence’s sponsorship has made it possible for many smaller companies to attend the annual GFSI Conference, giving them unprecedented and unparalleled access to global networks, research, enhanced food safety […]
How Mexico is Driving Food Safety Through Capacity Building Blog 08 Feb 2018 Global Markets How Mexico is Driving Food Safety Through Capacity Building   Mexico is one of the most interesting countries in the world with regard to food. However, we face a number of challenges when it comes to food safety. The continued work of the GFSI Mexico Local Group is tackling these challenges across a number of different projects in pursuit of the GFSI vision of safe […]
GFSI Launches Its Global Markets Awards 2018; Celebrates Successes in Food Safety Capability Building Press Release 31 Oct 2017 GFSI Launches Its Global Markets Awards 2018; Celebrates Successes in Food Safety Capability Building PARIS, 31st October 2017 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is pleased to announce the launch of its Global Markets Awards 2018. For this second edition, the Awards will recognise companies from across the globe that have leveraged GFSI’s Global Markets Programme in an exemplary way on their journey towards a world-class food safety system. […]
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 […]
The 2017 Global Food Safety Conference – Everything is Bigger (and Better) in Texas! Blog 06 Oct 2016 The 2017 Global Food Safety Conference – Everything is Bigger (and Better) in Texas! The 2017 GFSC Committee is busy working to develop an outstanding program that leverages the successes of our past conferences and incorporates the feedback that many of the attendees have provided, all while looking to the future of how the Global Food Safety Initiative will continue to drive the vision of “Safe Food for Consumers […]
Third-Party Certification and the Public Sector: A Multifaceted Perspective from the Chair of CCFICS Blog 26 Sep 2019 GFSI Conference Third-Party Certification and the Public Sector: A Multifaceted Perspective from the Chair of CCFICS Fran Freeman is what you might call a multitasker: she both chairs the Codex Committee on Food Import and Export Inspection and Certification Systems (CCFICS) and leads the Exports Division of the Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources. This dual role gives her a multifaceted perspective on the role of the public sector […]
Official Launch: GFSI Global Markets Awards Now Open for Applications News Update 28 May 2018 Official Launch: GFSI Global Markets Awards Now Open for Applications If you’re an SME, it’s time to showcase your commitment to delivering safe food to consumers everywhere PARIS, 28th May 2018 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is pleased to announce the launch of its Global Markets Awards 2019. For this third edition, the Awards will recognise companies from across the globe that have leveraged […]
Official Launch: GFSI Global Markets Awards Now Open for Applications Press Release 28 May 2018 Official Launch: GFSI Global Markets Awards Now Open for Applications If you’re an SME, it’s time to showcase your commitment to delivering safe food to consumers everywhere PARIS, 28th May 2018 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is pleased to announce the launch of its Global Markets Awards 2019. For this third edition, the Awards will recognise companies from across the globe that have leveraged […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Strengthens Leadership Team With Two Senior Hires in Food Safety and Sustainability Press Release 21 Apr 2015 The Consumer Goods Forum Strengthens Leadership Team With Two Senior Hires in Food Safety and Sustainability PARIS, Tuesday 21st April, 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (the “CGF”) has appointed two new directors, strengthening its senior management team. Véronique Discours-Buhot joins as Director, Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) while Ignacio Gavilan has arrived as Director, Sustainability. In their new roles, Véronique and Ignacio will work with the wider Management Committee to […]
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 […]
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