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Update: GFSI Statement Regarding the Suspension of Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) News Update 24 Jun 2024 Benchmarking Update: GFSI Statement Regarding the Suspension of Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) This announcement follows the one made by GFSI on 7th June 2024 that the GFSI Steering Committee has suspended recognition of certification programmes owned by the Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) until evidence of re-alignment to GFSI Benchmarking requirements v2020 is provided by the Certification Programme Owner EFI to GFSI for further review and confirmation that […]
GFSI Statement Regarding the Suspension of Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) News Update 10 Jun 2024 Benchmarking GFSI Statement Regarding the Suspension of Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) In order to maintain trust and confidence in GFSI-recognised certification programmes and preserve the integrity of GFSI recognition, the GFSI Steering Committee has suspended recognition of certification programmes owned by the Equitable Food Initiative until evidence of re-alignment to GFSI Benchmarking requirements v 2020 is provided by the Certification Programme Owner EFI. This suspension took […]
GFSI Announces New Benchmarking and Harmonisation Working Group News Update 17 May 2024 Benchmarking GFSI Announces New Benchmarking and Harmonisation Working Group The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) has established a new Benchmarking and Harmonisation Working Group to develop and maintain GFSI Benchmarking Requirements (BMR). Co-chaired by Andrew Clarke from Loblaw and Leda Touliatou from Nestlé, this group will integrate updates from international standards including ISO 22003 and relevant Codex Codes of Practice such as Codex General […]
The Global Food Safety Initiative is Opening Applications to Join the GFSI Steering Committee Press Release 22 Feb 2024 Governance The Global Food Safety Initiative is Opening Applications to Join the GFSI Steering Committee PARIS, 22 February 2024. The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is pleased to announce that applications are now open to all those eligible to join the GFSI Steering Committee. This round of applications and elections comes as part of the new Governance Rules published in 2021 in line with GFSI’s move to a Coalition of […]
Three New Food Safety Leaders Join the GFSI Steering Committee Press Release 12 Sep 2023 Governance Three New Food Safety Leaders Join the GFSI Steering Committee PARIS, 12 September 2023 — The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI; the Coalition), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, welcomes three new industry experts to the GFSI Steering Committee. The new members of the Steering Committee, who will help shape the strategic direction of the Coalition, drive collaboration between retailers and […]
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 Initiates Systematic Review of Current Set of Benchmarking Requirements News Update 28 Jun 2023 Benchmarking GFSI Initiates Systematic Review of Current Set of Benchmarking Requirements PARIS, 28 June 2023 GFSI has initiated the systematic review of its current set of Benchmarking Requirements (BMR) with a view to publish a new version by end of year 2024. Upon initiation of the review, GFSI Benchmarking Requirements, Version 2020, Part I, state: “In the year prior to the publication of a new version […]
GFSI Welcomes New Steering Committee Members Press Release 27 Apr 2023 GFSI GFSI Welcomes New Steering Committee Members ATLANTA, 27 April 2023 — The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI; the Coalition), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, welcomes three new industry experts to the GFSI Steering Committee. The new members of the Steering Committee, who will help shape the direction of the Coalition, drive collaboration between retailers and manufacturers, […]
USAID Signs Partnership with The Global Food Safety Initiative Press Release 27 Apr 2023 Governance USAID Signs Partnership with The Global Food Safety Initiative   Atlanta, 26th April 2023 — Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to improve food safety and sustainable food systems in Africa. This MOU is an integral part of GFSI’s new capability strategy approach and contributes to the U.S. government’s […]
GFSI Governance Model and Rules of Procedure Version 7 – Portuguese Publication 28 Feb 2023 GFSI GFSI Governance Model and Rules of Procedure Version 7 – Portuguese
GFSI Governance Model and Rules of Procedure Version 7 – Spanish Publication 28 Feb 2023 GFSI GFSI Governance Model and Rules of Procedure Version 7 – Spanish
GFSI Amends Governance Model and Rules of Procedure News Update 09 Nov 2022 Governance GFSI Amends Governance Model and Rules of Procedure GFSI has today published Version 7 of its Governance Model and Rules of Procedure (GMRP) document.     The GMRP defines the governing principles for the GFSI Coalition of Action and specifies an annual review to be completed by the Governance Sub-Committee. These latest changes, ratified by the GFSI Steering Committee at their recent meeting […]
The Global Food Safety Initiative is Accepting Applications to Join the GFSI Steering Committee Press Release 13 Oct 2022 GFSI The Global Food Safety Initiative is Accepting Applications to Join the GFSI Steering Committee Paris, 13 October 2022 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI; the Coalition), The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Coalition of Action on food safety is delighted to announce that in line with its Governance Rules, applications will be open to all those eligible to join the GFSI Steering Committee. The GFSI Steering Committee is made […]
GFSI Welcomes Three New Members to The Coalition of Action Press Release 26 Sep 2022 Governance GFSI Welcomes Three New Members to The Coalition of Action Kersia, McDonalds, and YUM! Brands Demonstrate Commitment to Delivering Safe Food to People Everywhere Paris, 26 September 2022 – Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI; The Coalition), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, is pleased to announce the following three companies have joined The Coalition: Kersia, McDonalds, and YUM! Brand. The new […]
GFSI Welcomes New Steering Committee Member from Restaurant Brands International Press Release 24 May 2022 Governance GFSI Welcomes New Steering Committee Member from Restaurant Brands International PARIS, 24th May 2022 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI; the Coalition), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, is pleased to announce a new food safety in retail and food service expert has joined its Steering Committee. Eduardo Martinez Debeza, Senior Director, RBI QA International, Restaurant Brands International joins at […]
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 […]
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