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Top 3 Reasons to Find a Pest Control Provider That Can Offer Pest Traceability Blog 20 Apr 2022 GFSI Conference Top 3 Reasons to Find a Pest Control Provider That Can Offer Pest Traceability Accurately tracing a pest infestation throughout an entire supply chain is no easy task. Not all pest control providers are capable of this service, but it is crucial to those in the food processing and manufacturing industries–especially when international shipping is involved. Here are the top three reasons why you should prioritize finding a pest […]
Integrated Pest Management: The Ultimate Tool for Sustainable Pest Control Blog 22 Feb 2021 Sponsored Content Integrated Pest Management: The Ultimate Tool for Sustainable Pest Control /SPONSORED CONTENT/ The COVID-19 crisis has presented the greatest challenge for the food industry in decades. Few sectors have been as badly hit. Restrictions caused by the pandemic have limited production and caused delays in the transportation of goods. Such delays have resulted in extended storage, which, in turn, has affected the quality of products. […]
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Pest Control and Organic Facilities Blog 16 Mar 2022 Sponsored Content 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Pest Control and Organic Facilities Pest control in organic certified facilities requires a specialist approach to take account of the organic nature of the commodity. Just as non-organic facilities need to be protected from pests, so do organic certified facilities. Certified organic facilities are just protected in a different way. You need a partner that knows how to create an […]
Pest Challenges Are Evolving Fast – But With Data and Insight We Have the Opportunity to Stay One Step Ahead Blog 23 Jan 2019 Pest Challenges Are Evolving Fast – But With Data and Insight We Have the Opportunity to Stay One Step Ahead It’s a question that’s being asked across all industries – are we truly going to be able to use data to solve emerging global challenges and find new, better and more efficient ways of doing things? I believe the answer is a definite ‘yes’.  In the pest control industry for example, it’s abundantly clear to […]
How Global Data Can Help the Food Industry Improve Food Safety Blog 29 Apr 2021 Sponsored Content How Global Data Can Help the Food Industry Improve Food Safety /SPONSORED CONTENT/ When was the last time you touched your phone? A recent study has revealed how obsessed we are when it comes to our mobiles. On average, we touch them 2,617 times a day – with some people tapping, typing, swiping and clicking up to 5,427 times a day. Technology has accelerated at a […]
Sustainable Water Management in the Food Industry Blog 31 Aug 2015 Sustainable Water Management in the Food Industry The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals state that we shall ensure the availability of water and sustainable water management for all by 2030. The food industry can and should contribute to this. The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals state that we shall ensure the availability of water and sustainable water management for all by 2030. […]
Make the Most of Your Mornings with Special Sessions at the GFSI Conference! News Update 30 Jan 2020 GFSI Conference Make the Most of Your Mornings with Special Sessions at the GFSI Conference! To get the most out of your week in Seattle, be sure to add some Special Sessions to your conference agenda! Attendees who make time for these sessions, which are held at convenient morning intervals, will be the among the first to learn about the most cutting-edge innovations impacting food safety today.   This year’s […]
Global Food Safety Initiative Calls for Faster Action on Sustainable Development Goals Press Release 29 Mar 2022 GFSI Conference Global Food Safety Initiative Calls for Faster Action on Sustainable Development Goals PARIS and BARCELONA 29th March 2022: The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) today launches a campaign to collate the views of the food safety community on the action needed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals linked to food safety. The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are designed to be a ‘blueprint to achieve a better […]
How Technology and Innovation are Transforming Food Safety and Sustainability Blog 01 Mar 2018 How Technology and Innovation are Transforming Food Safety and Sustainability The challenges we all face The evidence that we need to find new ways to manage food safety is growing all the time. Right now, the world’s population is currently growing by 80 million people a year. Overall the global population is forecast to expand to 8.6 billion by 2030. By 2050 this population will […]
GLOBALG.A.P Certification at Closed Plant Factories in Japan News Update 31 Jan 2020 Certification GLOBALG.A.P Certification at Closed Plant Factories in Japan GFSI Japan Local Group Communication WG (GFSI): We spoke with Takao Akita, Executive Officer of Vitec Vegetable Factory Co., Ltd., one of the largest plant factory operators in Japan, which obtained GLOBALG.A.P. for all 5 factories in Japan. Vitec Vegetable Factory Co., Ltd. (VVF): Our parent company is Restar Holdings Corporation (HQ: Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo) which […]
Food Safety Enabling Growth and Economic Progress Blog 01 Feb 2017 Global Markets Food Safety Enabling Growth and Economic Progress Viewing food safety through the lens of risk management is the prevailing practice today. However, if the focus changed, companies would find that food safety can move beyond risk mitigation to become a source of growth and economic progress. Viewing food safety through the lens of risk management is the prevailing practice today. However, if […]
Meet the Special Sessions Speakers at GFSC 2018 News Update 08 Feb 2018 Meet the Special Sessions Speakers at GFSC 2018 Join us for breakfast and great conversation with leading industry experts at the Global Food Safety Conference. We have an action packed week with all sorts of opportunities for delegates at this year’s conference in Tokyo. Outside the auditorium, there will also be a range of Special Sessions featuring industry experts discussing the hottest topics in food […]
Sustainable Food Safety in a Changing Labor Market Blog 21 Mar 2022 Sponsored Content Sustainable Food Safety in a Changing Labor Market Many of our conversations about sustainability focus on natural resources, and rightfully so. We have an obligation to care for the environment in which we live, especially when that environment is growing and raising our food. However, the last several years have shown it is also crucial to consider the sustainability of the systems that […]
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 […]
The Pests Posing the Biggest Threats to the Food Supply Chain Blog 18 Dec 2019 GFSI Conference The Pests Posing the Biggest Threats to the Food Supply Chain   The rapidly growing world population brings significant challenges, with the need for more food production and global trade. The World Resources Institute estimates there will be 10 billion people on earth by 2050, leaving a potential 56% food gap. These trends demand the wider movement and storage of produce – which is making pests […]
Failures within complex supply chains are a huge risk to food safety – could new technology be the answer? Blog 31 Aug 2015 Failures within complex supply chains are a huge risk to food safety – could new technology be the answer? Historically, food safety agendas mainly focused upon assessing and managing risk within the primary processing and manufacturing unit. We now realise that supply chains are, in reality, an aggregation of multiple chains derived from the numerous components which make up the products. Any failure anywhere within these chains can result in major incidents. Is this […]
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