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CEO of US Retail Giant Wegmans Food Markets Talks GFSI & Food Safety at The CGF’s 61st Global Summit Video 29 Aug 2017 CEO of US Retail Giant Wegmans Food Markets Talks GFSI & Food Safety at The CGF’s 61st Global Summit
Wegmans Case Study Publication 20 Feb 2020 Case Study Wegmans Case Study
Food Safety is Everyone’s Business Blog 09 Nov 2016 Food Safety is Everyone’s Business Wegmans is a regional supermarket chain in the US that has been around for 100 years. Food safety has never been a competitive issue for us. We pride ourselves on high standards in everything we do, including food safety, and are always looking for best practices that can make us better. The Global Food Safety […]
Why Collaboration is Critical to Food Safety for Retailers Blog 13 Nov 2017 Why Collaboration is Critical to Food Safety for Retailers   The food retail industry is experiencing extensive, exponential change. And all signs point to more changes to come. Consumers are demanding fresh, locally sourced ingredients. They want artisanal products and exotic flavours. They want fresh food and food prepared on the premises. This consumer demand for diverse products and ingredients creates unique challenges for […]
Government and Industry Set to Discus Groundbreaking Efforts In Public-Private Collaboration for Food Safety Press Release 07 Nov 2016 Government and Industry Set to Discus Groundbreaking Efforts In Public-Private Collaboration for Food Safety The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is to host top industry players and key government leaders at FSMA-focused food safety briefing in Washington D.C. on Nov 15 GFSI, a marketplace FSMA, has brought the industry together around a common standard and can be leveraged to support implementation of new food compliance requirements Cargill, Wegmans, McDonald’s, […]
CEOs from Global Food Industry Giants to Gather at GFSI’s 2017 Global Food Safety Conference Press Release 21 Dec 2016 CEOs from Global Food Industry Giants to Gather at GFSI’s 2017 Global Food Safety Conference Under the theme of “Leadership for Growth,” eight CEOs “walk the talk” and demonstrate just how important food safety is in their business: Cargill, Danone, Ecolab, The Hershey Company, Mondelēz, Schnuck’s, Tyson Foods and Wegmans Food Markets. The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) are working hard on what is […]
GFSI Conference 2020 Roundup Day 1: United We Stand for Food Safety News Update 27 Feb 2020 GFSI Conference GFSI Conference 2020 Roundup Day 1: United We Stand for Food Safety   Over 1,000 food safety stakeholders from around the world gathered in Bellevue, Seattle today for the official opening of the 2020 GFSI Conference! While the United States has hosted more GFSI Conferences than any other country — and is home to some of the organisation’s most passionate supporters — the event has never before […]
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 […]
GFSI on Strategic Partnerships to Enhance the Safety of Imported Foods Blog 21 Feb 2017 GFSI on Strategic Partnerships to Enhance the Safety of Imported Foods GFSI’s North American Representative, Karil L. Kochenderfer, spoke at this month’s FDA Public Hearing Strategic Partnerships to Enhance the Safety of Imported Foods in College Park, Maryland. We are pleased to share her remarks with you here. GFSI’s North American Representative, Karil L. Kochenderfer, spoke at this month’s FDA Public Hearing Strategic Partnerships to Enhance the […]
Amazon, Nestlé, Walmart and More Share Food Safety Best Practice in GFSI Case Study Booklet Press Release 20 Feb 2020 GFSI Amazon, Nestlé, Walmart and More Share Food Safety Best Practice in GFSI Case Study Booklet   PARIS, 20 February ─ The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is excited to announce the relaunch of its Case Study Booklet, released just ahead of the 2020 GFSI Conference in Seattle, Washington.   The GFSI Case Study Booklet showcases the organisation’s work with companies to improve food safety practices, both internally and along their […]
Putting the C in Food Safety: Hershey’s Food Safety Culture Journey Blog 28 Nov 2016 Putting the C in Food Safety: Hershey’s Food Safety Culture Journey “At Hershey, it doesn’t matter if you work in an office or on the plant floor, we all own food safety,” Terry O’Day, Chief Supply Chain Officer.  This statement isn’t just something the leadership at The Hershey Company says, it’s something that they own and live. “At Hershey, it doesn’t matter if you work in […]
FSMA, Food Safety and Public-private Collaboration Discussed at Groundbreaking GFSI Briefings in D.C. Press Release 16 Nov 2016 FSMA, Food Safety and Public-private Collaboration Discussed at Groundbreaking GFSI Briefings in D.C. GFSI INDEPENDENTLY ACKNOWLEDGED AS MEETING OR EXCEEDING FSMA REQUIREMENTS   PARIS and WASHINGTON, D.C., 16 November 2016 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), powered by The Consumer Goods Forum, hosted two hundred industry and government leaders at briefings in Washington D.C. yesterday. Foremost on the agenda was the alignment between GFSI and FSMA in the marketplace. The discussions highlighted […]
GFSI Board Meets in Tokyo Ahead of 17th Annual Conference News Update 05 Mar 2018 GFSI Board Meets in Tokyo Ahead of 17th Annual Conference   Leaders from major retail, manufacturing, primary production and food service operations who make up the GFSI Board of Directors met in Tokyo today ahead of GFSI’s 2018 Global Food Safety Conference. The 17th edition of the conference is poised to be the largest CGF and GFSI event yet, setting a new record with some 1,200 participants […]
Top 5 Blog Posts from 2017 News Update 03 Jan 2018 Top 5 Blog Posts from 2017 Throughout the year, we like to share great stories and insights from food safety leaders. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite blog posts from 2017. Have you read them all? 1. How Are Consumer Trends and Technology Affecting Food Safety? There’s never been a more exciting time to work in the food industry. With […]
GFSI Kicks Off 16th Global Conference, Announces Its “G30” of Food Safety and More Press Release 28 Feb 2017 GFSI Kicks Off 16th Global Conference, Announces Its “G30” of Food Safety and More HOUSTON, 28th February 2017 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) today held a press conference to launch the 16th Global Food Safety Conference, announce the release of a new edition of GFSI’s flagship Benchmarking Requirements and to share groundbreaking strides in public-private collaboration with a G30 of food safety. The industry’s top global food safety […]
Tackling Food Fraud Through Food Safety Management Systems Blog 09 Jul 2018 Tackling Food Fraud Through Food Safety Management Systems   The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) first published a position paper in 2014 in which the GFSI Board recognised “the importance of food fraud mitigation and the urgency to start performing food fraud vulnerability assessments and implementing associated control plans.” This was only the beginning of our work on a seemingly new food industry […]
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