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New Benchmarking Consultation Open: BRC Global Standards Against Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1 News Update 26 Mar 2021 Certification New Benchmarking Consultation Open: BRC Global Standards Against Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1 GFSI is delighted to announce the opening of another stakeholder consultation, one of the final stages in the benchmarking process against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1. BRC Global Standards (BRCGS) submitted four of their Global Standards for re-assessment: Global Standard for Food Safety issue 8, Global Standard for Packaging Materials issue 6, Global Standard […]
Supporting the GFSI Conference & the Post-Pandemic Food Industry Podcast 17 Mar 2021 GFSI Supporting the GFSI Conference & the Post-Pandemic Food Industry In this episode, host Linda Okpala speaks to Lisa Robinson, Vice President, Global Food Safety & Public Health, at Ecolab on why the company continues to support the GFSI Conference and how they are working to support companies on their food safety journey through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.       Click to Sign […]
New Benchmarking Consultation Open: FSSC 22000 Version 5.1 News Update 12 Mar 2021 Certification New Benchmarking Consultation Open: FSSC 22000 Version 5.1 UPDATE: 9th April 2021: Please note that this Consultation is now closed. GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation, a vital step in the benchmarking of FSSC 22000 Version 5.1, against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1. As one of the already GFSI-recognised certification programmes, FSSC 22000 applied for the benchmarking of their Version 5.1 […]
Food Safety & the GFSI’s Global Markets Programme Podcast 04 Mar 2021 GFSI Food Safety & the GFSI’s Global Markets Programme In this episode, Anne Gerardi, Senior Project Manager, GFSI, speaks to our resident host Linda Okpala about the importance of GFSI’s Global Markets Programme and the exciting public consultation that is currently taking place, as the team look to revamp the Programme for the future.       Click to Sign Up for More GFSI […]
New Benchmarking Consultation Open: GLOBALG.A.P., HPSS V.1.2 and PHA V.1.2 News Update 23 Feb 2021 Certification New Benchmarking Consultation Open: GLOBALG.A.P., HPSS V.1.2 and PHA V.1.2 UPDATE: 2ndApril 2021: Please note that this Consultation is now closed. GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation, a vital step in the benchmarking of HPSS V1.2 and PHA V1.2, which are standards from GLOBALG.A.P., against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1. Already one of the GFSI-recognised certification programmes, GLOBALG.A.P. applied for the benchmarking of their […]
First Programme Benchmarked to GFSI’s Version 2020: New Consultation Open – CanadaGAP V9 News Update 09 Feb 2021 Certification First Programme Benchmarked to GFSI’s Version 2020: New Consultation Open – CanadaGAP V9     UPDATE: 9th March 2021: Please note that this Consultation is now closed. GFSI is pleased to announce the first benchmarking consultation against Version 2020.1 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements. We would like to congratulate CanadaGAP on being the first Certification Programme Owner (CPO) to apply for GFSI benchmarking against the new version. Already […]
Food Safety: Rethink, Reset, Recharge Podcast 29 Jan 2021 GFSI Food Safety: Rethink, Reset, Recharge In this, the first episode in our new GFSI Podcast Series, “Food Safety: Rethink, Reset, Recharge”, we speak to Erica Sheward, Director of GFSI, who looks back on 2020 and the impact of COVID-19 on food safety, and looks ahead to all the new and exciting actions taking shape within GFSI. These include updates on […]
4 Ways GFSI is Driving a ‘Race to the Top’ for Food Safety Video 17 Nov 2020 Certification 4 Ways GFSI is Driving a ‘Race to the Top’ for Food Safety
GFSI Answers Our Two Most Frequently Asked Questions Blog 12 Nov 2020 Certification GFSI Answers Our Two Most Frequently Asked Questions Here at GFSI, the two questions we receive most often both have to do with the certification process – namely, “How do I get ‘GFSI certified?'” and ‘Is this standard GFSI-recognised?’ Today, GFSI Senior Technical Manager Marie-Claude Quentin is here to walk us through the recognition process in more detail, and explain how you can […]
Call for Participation | Information and Communication Technologies in Auditing News Update 03 Sep 2020 GFSI Call for Participation | Information and Communication Technologies in Auditing GFSI is seeking academic experts to join a Working Group on the use of Information and Communication Technologies in auditing. The use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) (1) has been growing steadily in daily lives, both at home and at work, and increasingly in auditing practices. ‘Remote’ audit practices are already common in some […]
One Standard for the Food Industry? | Ask GFSI News Update 13 Aug 2020 GFSI One Standard for the Food Industry? | Ask GFSI GFSI has recently received some questions around the opportunity to converge towards a unique standard for food safety. In today’s post, we respond to these questions and explain the GFSI position on this topic. For those who know GFSI well, you know that we provide a framework for harmonising food safety Certification Programmes, while leaving […]
What is Food Safety Culture? Blog 08 Jun 2020 GFSI What is Food Safety Culture? In February 2020, Version 2020 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements was announced at the GFSI Conference in Seattle. Version 2020 includes a new element: food safety culture. GFSI Japan’s Communications Working Group spoke to Ayako Okada of BSI (British Standards Institution) Group Japan K.K., who is familiar with trends in international certification.   Ayako Okada: […]
“Keep it safe” #WorldFoodSafetyDay 2020 Video 03 Jun 2020 Certification “Keep it safe” #WorldFoodSafetyDay 2020
Stakeholder Consultation – New GFSI Benchmarking Requirements on Information and Communications Technologies News Update 28 Apr 2020 Consultation Stakeholder Consultation – New GFSI Benchmarking Requirements on Information and Communications Technologies Delivering on our commitment first published on 16th March through the GFSI COVID-19 position, GFSI and our Stakeholder Advisory Forum are pleased to share with you a set of proposed amendments to the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements addressing the use of Information and Communication Technologies throughout the GFSI-recognised food safety auditing process.   As part of […]
GLOBALG.A.P, HOP Sub-scope V5.3 Recognised Against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements News Update 24 Mar 2020 GFSI GLOBALG.A.P, HOP Sub-scope V5.3 Recognised Against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements It is with pleasure that the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) announces that GLOBALG.A.P., HOP Sub-scope V5.3 is now recognised against Version 7.2 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements.   GLOBALG.A.P. issued the HOP Sub-scope and expressed their will to apply for GFSI recognition. At GFSI, we are always delighted when Certification Programme Owners applies for […]
Technical Equivalence Requirements Version 2020 Publication 23 Mar 2020 GFSI Technical Equivalence Requirements Version 2020
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