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GFSI-recognised Certification Programme Achieves Full Government Recognition

PARIS, 20th March 2017 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) applauds CanadaGAP on achieving full government recognition. This recognition is a major public/private achievement and it comes as further reinforcement …

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GFSI Forms First-time Partnership with Mexican Government Food Safety Agency SENASICA

HOUSTON, 1st March 2017 – In a press conference at this week’s Global Food Safety Conference, an unprecedented public-private partnership was announced between the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and the Mexican National Service …

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GFSI Releases New Edition of Benchmarking Requirements

HOUSTON, 28th February 2017 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) today announced the publication of its highly-anticipated 7th version of the industry-acclaimed GFSI Benchmarking Requirements, previously known as the GFSI …

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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 …

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30 Institutions Come Together with GFSI in a “G30” of Food Safety

HOUSTON, 28th February 2017 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) yesterday hosted over 100 representatives from more than 20 countries and multilaterals organisations who gathered in Houston just ahead of …

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Stakeholders from Around the World – and Across the Supply Chain – Share Their Stories of Growth Through GFSI

PARIS, 21st February 2017 – A family-run salt producer in Latin America, a fish processer in Asia and a retailer in Europe – what do these individuals have in common? They’ve …

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GFSI Launches Its First Ever Awards; Winner Recognised at Top Food Safety Conference

PARIS and HOUSTON, 30th January 2017 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is celebrating continuous improvement in food safety systems with a new award launched ahead of the Global Food Safety …

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CEOs from Global Food Industry Giants to Gather at GFSI’s 2017 Global Food Safety Conference

PARIS and HOUSTON, 21st December – Leadership for Growth is the theme of GFSI’s 16th Global Food Safety Conference. In a striking demonstration that “food safety must come from the top” …

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FSMA, Food Safety and Public-private Collaboration Discussed at Groundbreaking GFSI Briefings in D.C.

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 …

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Government and Industry Set to Discus Groundbreaking Efforts In Public-Private Collaboration for Food Safety

PARIS and WASHINGTON, D.C., 7 November 2016 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) has announced that it will be hosting two hundred industry and government leaders at dedicated briefings in …

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The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Recognises PrimusGFS Scope Extension

PARIS, 8th September 2016 – The GFSI Board of Directors is pleased to announce a new scope extension. The PrimusGFS scheme has been successfully benchmarked by GFSI and has achieved …

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GLOBALG.A.P. Adds to Its GFSI-Recognition

PARIS, 25 August, 2016 – The GFSI Board of Directors is pleased to announce a new scope extension. The GLOBALG.A.P. Harmonized Produce Safety Standard V1.0 has been successfully benchmarked by GFSI …

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The Food Industry in China Steps Up to Food Safety Challenges With GFSI

BEIJING, 12 July 2016 – Never before has the annual GFSI China Focus Day, now in its fifth edition, enjoyed such extensive support from national government in addition to the …

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GFSI and UNIDO Sign MoU to Solidify Strategic Partnership for Food Safety Capability Building

CAPETOWN, 15 June 2016 – Today amidst a gathering of the world’s consumer goods industry leaders at the CGF Global Summit in South Africa, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization …

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GFSI Recognises CanadaGAP Scope Extension

PARIS, 23 March 2016 – The Global Food Safety Initiative Board of Directors is pleased to announce the successful benchmarking of a new scope extension. The CanadaGAP scheme, Option D “Repacking and Wholesaling” has …

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The Global Food Safety Conference Leads Industry in Tackling Future Challenges

BERLIN, 1st March 2016 – This week, the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is bringing together 1,000 leading food safety specialists in Berlin for the 15th annual Global Food Safety Conference (GFSC). Gathered at the …

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GFSI and UNIDO Move Forward on a Strategic Cooperation for Far-Reaching Food Safety Capacity Building

BERLIN, 1st March 2016 – In an exciting move for the food industry, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) are expanding a long-term …

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GFSI Applauds New Canadian Policy on Private Certification of Food Facilities

PARIS, 5 February 2016 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) applauds the new Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) policy on private certification schemes used by food facilities that was announced …

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GFSI and UNIDO Unite in a New Commitment to Boost Development and Scale Up Food Safety Capacity Building

BEIJING, 3 November 2015 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) today made a joint declaration with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) to collaborate on a far-reaching initiative for …

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GFSI and CNHFA Join Forces in a New Public-Private Partnership to Take Food Safety to the Next Level in China

BEIJING, 3 November 2015 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) today announces a new public-private partnership with the China Nutrition and Health Food Association (CNHFA) as part of a joint …

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Leveraging the Global Food Safety Initiative to Meet China Food Safety Challenges

BEIJING, 3 November 2015 – Today over 400 top food safety executives from China and the rest of the world are gathered in Beijing for the 4th annual GFSI Focus …

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GFSI Embarks on Public-Private Partnership with China’s CNCA to Accelerate Food Safety Development

BEIJING, 3 November 2015 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) today announces a new public-private partnership with the Chinese government as part of its commitment to leadership in driving food …

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The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Recognises GLOBALG.A.P. Aquaculture Scope Extension

PARIS, 8th October 2015 — The GFSI Board of Directors is pleased to announce a new scope extension. The GLOBALG.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance scheme, Aquaculture has been successfully benchmarked by …

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New Free Online Tool to Bolster Small Agribusinesses’ Competitiveness

PARIS and GENEVA, 24th June 2015 — The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and the International Trade Centre (ITC) today launched a free public customized joint online application of the …

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The Consumer Goods Forum Strengthens Leadership Team With Two Senior Hires in Food Safety and Sustainability

PARIS, Tuesday 21st April, 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (the “CGF”) has appointed two new directors, strengthening its senior management team. Véronique Discours-Buhot joins as Director, Global Food Safety …

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Malaysia to Host Top-Ranked Global Food Safety Conference

KUALA LUMPUR, 11th February, 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today announced that for the first time, the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Global Food Safety Conference, the number one …

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The Food Industry’s Flagship Food Safety Event Goes to Asia

PARIS, 12th January 2015 — For the first time, the flagship food safety event of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), gathering 1,000 food industry leaders annually, is going to …

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Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) recognises SQF Scope Extension for Storage and Distribution

PARIS, 7th January 2015 — The GFSI Board of Directors is pleased to announce that SQF has achieved recognition against the Guidance Document Sixth Edition for the scope of Storage and Distribution (J). …

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GFSI Recognises IFS Scope Extension for Storage and Distribution

PARIS , 18th August 2014 — The GFSI Board of Directors is pleased to announce that IFS – International Featured Standards has achieved recognition against the Guidance Document Sixth Edition …

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Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Recognises BRC Scope Extension for Storage and Distribution

PARIS, 14th August 2014 — The GFSI Board of Directors is pleased to announce that BRC Global Standards has achieved recognition against the Guidance Document Sixth Edition for the scope …

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