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GFSI Stakeholders Deliver a Compelling Assessment of the Technical Equivalence Programme News Update 13 May 2022 Technical Equivalence GFSI Stakeholders Deliver a Compelling Assessment of the Technical Equivalence Programme In 2021, GFSI launched a strategic review of its Technical Equivalence process with an extensive stakeholder survey, as well as targeted interviews. This gathered responses from all key stakeholder groups of the Technical Equivalence process: Public Standard Owners currently acknowledged or attracted by the GFSI Technical Equivalence process, GFSI-recognised Certification Programme Owners, Certification Bodies, Food […]
GFSI Launches a Strategic Review of its Technical Equivalence Programme News Update 23 Nov 2021 Benchmarking GFSI Launches a Strategic Review of its Technical Equivalence Programme Update: 15th December 2021: Please note that this Consultation is now closed. GFSI is globally renowned as a benchmarking organisation for private food safety certification programmes. Since 2014, GFSI has also administered a much more modest programme of assessment for food safety certification standards owned by public agencies, called Technical Equivalence (TE). Since its launch […]
USDA AMS Harmonised GAP Plus+, V3.0 Achieves Technical Equivalence Press Release 24 Oct 2022 Benchmarking USDA AMS Harmonised GAP Plus+, V3.0 Achieves Technical Equivalence Paris and Washington, DC,  24 October 2022 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), are pleased to announce that USDA Harmonised GAP Plus+, Version 3.0 standard (published 8 February 2021) has successfully achieved Technical […]
CHINA HACCP Achieves Technical Equivalence Press Release 29 Mar 2023 Benchmarking CHINA HACCP Achieves Technical Equivalence Paris and Beijing, 29 March 2023 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and Department of Certification, State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) / Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People’s Republic of China (CNCA), are pleased to announce that CHINA HACCP – Implementation rules […]
Canadian Grain Commission Achieves Technical Equivalence Press Release 29 Sep 2022 Benchmarking Canadian Grain Commission Achieves Technical Equivalence Paris and Winnipeg, 29 September 2022 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and Canadian Grain Commission are pleased to announce that Canadian Grain Commission Food Safety Identity Preserved Quality Management Standard (CGC FSIP-STAN 1.1.0, 23 September 2021) has achieved acknowledgement against GFSI Technical Equivalence […]
GFSI Opens New Stakeholder Consultation for USDA AMS News Update 16 Feb 2024 GFSI Opens New Stakeholder Consultation for USDA AMS Update 18 March 2024: Please note that this consultation is now closed.     GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation today for the Technical Equivalence Programme, USDA AMS Harmonized GAP Plus+ version 4.0, issued on 1st July 2022. The deadline for consultation responses is 16th March 2024. The Technical Equivalence programme is destined to benchmark […]
Technical Equivalence Requirements Version 2020 Publication 23 Mar 2020 GFSI Technical Equivalence Requirements Version 2020
GFSI Opens Stakeholder Consultation for China HACCP Certification System News Update 26 Oct 2022 Consultation GFSI Opens Stakeholder Consultation for China HACCP Certification System Update 26 November 2022: Please note that this consultation is now closed. The Certification and Accreditation Administration of China (CNCA) is the scheme owner for the CHINA HACCP Certification System. The content of the standard requirements: Implementation rules for HACCP System Certification (v2021) is currently undergoing a Technical Equivalence assessment against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements v2020. […]
GFSI Steering Committee Sets Course for Change News Update 05 Sep 2023 Technical Equivalence GFSI Steering Committee Sets Course for Change PARIS, 1 September 2023 – The GFSI Steering Committee meeting in April recharged its mission to bring new life to the Race to the Top. The framework dominated the two-day meeting held prior to the GFSI Conference in Atlanta. Steerco discussion looked at ways to refine priorities for 2023 and beyond, including engagement with CPOs […]
GFSI SteerCo Meeting Summary: Stronger Relationships, Stronger Food Safety Systems News Update 10 May 2022 Governance GFSI SteerCo Meeting Summary: Stronger Relationships, Stronger Food Safety Systems Trust is undisputedly a fundamental ingredient in the recipe for food safety progress, so it comes as no surprise that it held such a prominent place at the recent GFSI Conference. The topic of trust was the guest of honour, referenced throughout the conference week in nearly every plenary speech, every breakout session and every […]
GFSI Opens Stakeholder Consultation for USDA AMS News Update 22 Feb 2022 Benchmarking GFSI Opens Stakeholder Consultation for USDA AMS UPDATE: 23rd March 2022: Please note that this Consultation is now closed. GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation for the USDA AMS Harmonized GAP Plus+ version 3.0, issued on 8th February 2021. The stakeholder consultation is one of the critical steps in the assessment process against the GFSI Technical Equivalence Requirements Version 2020. The […]
GFSI Opens Stakeholder Consultation for Canadian Grain Commission News Update 08 Mar 2022 Consultation GFSI Opens Stakeholder Consultation for Canadian Grain Commission Update 5th April 2022: this consultation is now closed. GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation for the Canadian Grain Commission Food Safety Identity Preserved Quality Management Standard (CGC FSIP-STAN) 1.1.0 issued on 23 September 2021. The stakeholder consultation is one of the critical steps in the assessment process against the GFSI Technical Equivalence Requirements […]
GFSI Welcomes Senior Technical Manager Lalaina Randriamanantsoa News Update 14 Nov 2022 GFSI GFSI Welcomes Senior Technical Manager Lalaina Randriamanantsoa The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, is pleased to welcome Lalaina Randriamanantsoa back to the team as Senior Technical Manager. Lalaina’s wealth of experience brings diverse perspectives and pragmatic approaches to food safety management aimed at ensuring consumer protection. With over fifteen years experience in […]
CanadaGAP Obtains Recognition Against Version 2020.1 of GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Press Release 04 May 2021 Benchmarking CanadaGAP Obtains Recognition Against Version 2020.1 of GFSI Benchmarking Requirements PARIS, 4th May 2021 — CanadaGAP®, an internationally recognised food safety programme for fresh fruit and vegetable suppliers, and Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, today announced that CanadaGAP has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI’s Version 2020.1 Benchmarking Requirements. The recognition encompasses three CanadaGAP certification options: […]
GLOBALG.A.P. Renews GFSI Recognition for Harmonised Produce Safety Standard Press Release 18 May 2021 Recognition GLOBALG.A.P. Renews GFSI Recognition for Harmonised Produce Safety Standard PARIS and COLOGNE, 18th May 2021 — The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and GLOBALG.A.P. c/o FoodPLUS GmbH, a global organisation offering a set of standards for good agricultural practices (G.A.P.), are pleased to announce that GLOBALG.A.P. has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements […]
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 […]
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