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Consultation Reveals Broad Support for GFSI’s ‘Race to the Top’ Framework Press Release 23 Jul 2020 Consultation Consultation Reveals Broad Support for GFSI’s ‘Race to the Top’ Framework       Respondents commended GFSI for its unique role in facilitating effective dialogue between multiple actors in the food safety ecosystem. Consultation showed broad recognition that the four features are the right ones, with the most potential for positive impact, and that GFSI is in a position to drive a change agenda to enhance […]
The GFSI Experts Series Returns with All-New Food Safety Interviews Press Release 30 Apr 2020 GFSI The GFSI Experts Series Returns with All-New Food Safety Interviews PARIS, 30th April 2020 – Today, the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) kicked off the second season of the GFSI Experts Series, a curated collection of interviews with food safety leaders from industry, academia, the public sector and beyond. Launched in 2019, the series shares the diverse knowledge of GFSI’s worldwide network of food safety […]
True Stories of Food Safety Culture Around the World: A New Season of the GFSI Web Series Press Release 12 Mar 2020 Global Markets True Stories of Food Safety Culture Around the World: A New Season of the GFSI Web Series PARIS, 12th March 2020 – Travel with the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) from the music- steeped streets of Buenos Aires, Argentina to the colorful markets of Lagos, Nigeria in two new episodes of the GFSI Web Series! This short documentary series showcases small- to medium-sized enterprises that leverage GFSI’s programmes to improve their food […]
Changes in Board of Directors Structure Mark a New Era for the Global Food Safety Initiative Press Release 28 Feb 2020 GFSI Changes in Board of Directors Structure Mark a New Era for the Global Food Safety Initiative The GFSI Board elects two Co-Chairs and two Vice-Chairs in a new, parity-based system of governance   SEATTLE, WA and PARIS, 28th February 2020 — The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), facilitated by The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), announced the results of its annual board election. The change in leadership structure marks a new era […]
GFSI Recognises Rising Food Safety Stars Around the World at the Global Markets Awards 2020 Press Release 27 Feb 2020 Global Markets GFSI Recognises Rising Food Safety Stars Around the World at the Global Markets Awards 2020 Winners from Ethiopia, China, Argentina and Ukraine lead their teams and their regions towards better food safety management systems   SEATTLE, WA, 27 February 2020 — The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), together with awards sponsor Greenfence, today announced the 2020 winners of GFSI’s Global Markets Awards. The Global Markets Awards, now in its fourth […]
GFSI Raises the Bar for Food Safety, Releases All-new GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Press Release 26 Feb 2020 GFSI GFSI Raises the Bar for Food Safety, Releases All-new GFSI Benchmarking Requirements       SEATTLE, WA, 26 February — During the opening plenary of its annual conference, a gathering of more than 1,000 food distributors, manufacturers and safety professionals, the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) announced the newest edition of its Benchmarking Requirements.   GFSI has long set the “global standard” for those in the industry, […]
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 […]
GFSI Welcomes New Director, Set to Lead Next Chapter of Growth Press Release 14 Oct 2019 GFSI GFSI Welcomes New Director, Set to Lead Next Chapter of Growth     PARIS, 14 October 2019: The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is excited to welcome Erica Sheward as its new Director.  GFSI has been gaining momentum around the world for nearly two decades, and Erica’s vast and diverse experience in the food safety industry is expected to help further expand and strengthen GFSI’s ability […]
Registration Opens for the GFSI Conference 2020 Press Release 03 Oct 2019 GFSI Conference Registration Opens for the GFSI Conference 2020     Set to take place 25th–28th February 2020 in Seattle, USA, this 19th edition of the global event is predicted to be the most highly-attended GFSI Conference yet. 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of the Global Food Safety Initiative GFSI launches new, modernised website in time for launch of registrations   SEATTLE & PARIS, […]
GFSI Launches New, Modernised Website Ahead of 2020 Conference in Seattle Press Release 30 Sep 2019 GFSI Conference GFSI Launches New, Modernised Website Ahead of 2020 Conference in Seattle PARIS, 30 September 2019: The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is pleased to announce the launch of its new website, the first complete overhaul of mygfsi.com since 2014. The launch comes as GFSI prepares to open registrations for the 2020 GFSI Conference, to be held 25–28 February in Seattle, and readies the platform to facilitate […]
GFSI Launches Weekly Interview Series with Top Food Safety Experts Press Release 23 Apr 2019 GFSI GFSI Launches Weekly Interview Series with Top Food Safety Experts The all-new GFSI Experts Series shares conversations with food safety leaders from across public and private sectors PARIS, 23rd April 2019 – Today, the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) announced the launch of the all-new GFSI Experts Series, a curated collection of interviews with leaders from across the food industry, academia and the public sector. The open-access series […]
GFSI Web Series Lifts the Lid on Business Growth Through Food Safety in Mexico and Nigeria Press Release 19 Mar 2019 Global Markets GFSI Web Series Lifts the Lid on Business Growth Through Food Safety in Mexico and Nigeria       GFSI’s Global Markets Programme helps advance food safety across coffee, spices, and cacao exports in Mexico and Nigerian cocoa production. Invited by Nestlé Mexico, Asociaciones Agroindustriales Serranas utilise GFSI tools to standardise and maintain high quality food safety standards across export chains [Link to Web Series episode – A Tale of Mexican Coffee […]
GFSI Conference 2019 Showcases Leadership & Innovation in the Face of Change Press Release 06 Mar 2019 GFSI Conference GFSI Conference 2019 Showcases Leadership & Innovation in the Face of Change       NICE, France, 6th March 2019 – The 2019 GFSI Conference, organised by The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), came to a successful close last week with more than 1000 delegates from the food industry, government and academia from over 60 countries joining the event at Nice Acropolis in France. The Conference opened with Emmanuel […]
Certification Seen as ‘Passport to Trade’ for Global Players in Food Safety Press Release 28 Feb 2019 Certification Certification Seen as ‘Passport to Trade’ for Global Players in Food Safety     Survey found 79% of food industry leaders place certification as top priority to stay within regulations; while still exploring applications of new technologies Improved ability to comply with regulations is the highest rated benefit of certification, with improved safety and quality coming in second. Operational risk, such as contamination, and the lack of […]
GFSI Recognises Food Safety Pioneers for Global Markets Awards 2019 Press Release 27 Feb 2019 Global Markets GFSI Recognises Food Safety Pioneers for Global Markets Awards 2019 Winners from Africa, Asia, France and LATAM take centre stage in their journey towards a world-class food safety system Golden Sugar Limited, Ashfaq Brothers Eggs Traders, Patisserie Ballion and Alfa Argentina all received high recognition for their work in food safety. The Global Markets Awards intend to highlight the food safety journey of companies from […]
Australia and New Zealand Create a GFSI Local Group to Elevate Food Safety and Consumer Trust Press Release 01 Feb 2019 GFSI Australia and New Zealand Create a GFSI Local Group to Elevate Food Safety and Consumer Trust PARIS, 1st February 2019 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is pleased to announce the formation of a Local Group in Australia and New Zealand as part of its regional outreach model. The new group, GFSI AusNZ, is the seventh GFSI Local Group, joining existing groups in Japan, China, Europe, US-Canada, Mexico and South Latam. […]
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