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Steve Wearne Explains the 5 Key Goals of Codex Alimentarius — And How GFSI Can Help News Update 28 May 2019 Public-private Partnership Steve Wearne Explains the 5 Key Goals of Codex Alimentarius — And How GFSI Can Help   While all of the guests on the GFSI Experts Series hold at least one prestigious title, Steve Wearne has two; he is Vice-Chair at the Codex Alimentarius Commission and Director of Science at the UK FSA. His joint responsibility gives him a uniquely informed perspective on the importance of one of GFSI’s core missions: […]
G2B: Surveying the Horizon For Food Regulation Blog 26 Nov 2019 Public-private Partnership G2B: Surveying the Horizon For Food Regulation Are you a national regulatory authority, intergovernmental organisation, or transnational food business? Want to know what G2B is, and how it can help you access current thinking and insights from across these communities? Read on!   The GFSI government-to-business (G2B) Meeting in 2019 was my first experience with this annual forum. It is held adjacent […]
Steve Wearne Explains the 5 Key Goals of Codex Alimentarius — And How GFSI Can Help Video 28 May 2019 Public-private Partnership Steve Wearne Explains the 5 Key Goals of Codex Alimentarius — And How GFSI Can Help
GFSI CODEX Working Group Update Podcast 12 Sep 2022 Public-private Partnership GFSI CODEX Working Group Update In this episode of the GFSI podcast series, Anne Gerardi speaks to food safety experts Himanshu Gupta, Regulatory and Scientific Affairs Manager, Nestlé and Co-chair of the GFSI CODEX Working Group; Frances Freeman, Regulatory Affairs Consultant for GFSI supporting the GFSI CODEX Working Group; and Steve Wearne, Chairperson of the CODEX Alimentarius Commission and former […]
GFSI’s Voice at Codex: An Insider’s Guide to the GFSI-CCFICS Partnership News Update 11 Jun 2019 Public-private Partnership GFSI’s Voice at Codex: An Insider’s Guide to the GFSI-CCFICS Partnership   Last week, GFSI celebrated the first World Food Safety Day in conjunction with Codex Alimentarius. As collaboration between the two organisations continues to grow, GFSI is becoming quite fluent in Codex lingo. One acronym you will hear especially frequently is CCFICS: the Codex Committee on Food Import and Export Certification and Inspection. Like GFSI, this Codex […]
GFSI Web Series Lifts the Lid on Business Growth Through Food Safety in Mexico and Nigeria Press Release 19 Mar 2019 Global Markets GFSI Web Series Lifts the Lid on Business Growth Through Food Safety in Mexico and Nigeria       GFSI’s Global Markets Programme helps advance food safety across coffee, spices, and cacao exports in Mexico and Nigerian cocoa production. Invited by Nestlé Mexico, Asociaciones Agroindustriales Serranas utilise GFSI tools to standardise and maintain high quality food safety standards across export chains [Link to Web Series episode – A Tale of Mexican Coffee […]
GFSI Conference 2020 Roundup Day 2: Food Safety in Our Connected World News Update 28 Feb 2020 GFSI Conference GFSI Conference 2020 Roundup Day 2: Food Safety in Our Connected World   The celebratory atmosphere of the GFSI Conference 2020 — held on the year of GFSI’s 20th anniversary — continued into the second day of the event, always the zenith of the week. Thursday’s schedule was packed with exciting content, including the Global Markets Awards ceremony and the first-ever edition of the GFSI pitch contest, […]
Food Safety is Everyone’s Business | Observe World Food Safety Day with GFSI and Codex! News Update 07 May 2020 Public-private Partnership Food Safety is Everyone’s Business | Observe World Food Safety Day with GFSI and Codex!   The relationship between GFSI and the Codex Alimentarius Commission, the body responsible for developing and implementing the joint WHO/FAO food standards programme, is close and long-standing. The GFSI Benchmarking Requirements are based in part on Codex standards, and Codex leaders frequently appear on the GFSI Conference speaker list.   At the 2020 conference, one […]
A Paramount Partnership: How Codex Alimentarius and GFSI Collaborate to Promote Food Safety Standards News Update 14 May 2019 Public-private Partnership A Paramount Partnership: How Codex Alimentarius and GFSI Collaborate to Promote Food Safety Standards   In the field of global food safety, few organisations hold more sway than the Codex Alimentarius Commission. This week on the GFSI Experts Series, we hear from one of the leaders of this influential organisation: Chairperson Guilherme da Costa. GFSI has long enjoyed a close relationship with Codex; the Benchmarking Requirements are based on […]
Leaders from 50 Countries Convene at GFSI 2022 to Deliver Impact for Safe Sustainable Food Press Release 31 Mar 2022 GFSI Conference Leaders from 50 Countries Convene at GFSI 2022 to Deliver Impact for Safe Sustainable Food The GFSI Conference returns in person for three days of dialogue and networking in Barcelona BARCELONA, 31 March 2022 — The first in-person GFSI Conference in two years closed this afternoon following three days of discussion around the theme of Delivering Impact for Safe Sustainable Food. ‘I still can’t quite get my head around the […]
“Every Little Company Can Do It”: Pâtisserie Baillon’s Stepwise Path to a Global Markets Award News Update 25 Jun 2019 Global Markets “Every Little Company Can Do It”: Pâtisserie Baillon’s Stepwise Path to a Global Markets Award   Every year, the selection committee of the GFSI Global Markets Awards, kindly sponsored by greenfence, reserves one of its four annual prizes for a small to medium-sized company located in the host country of the GFSI Conference. In 2019, that recognition went to a remarkable bakeshop: Pâtisserie Baillon, a manufacturer of cheesecakes and regional […]
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 […]
True Stories of Food Safety Culture Around the World: A New Season of the GFSI Web Series Press Release 12 Mar 2020 Global Markets True Stories of Food Safety Culture Around the World: A New Season of the GFSI Web Series PARIS, 12th March 2020 – Travel with the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) from the music- steeped streets of Buenos Aires, Argentina to the colorful markets of Lagos, Nigeria in two new episodes of the GFSI Web Series! This short documentary series showcases small- to medium-sized enterprises that leverage GFSI’s programmes to improve their food […]
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