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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 […]
GFSI Opens New Stakeholder Consultation for USDA AMS News Update 16 Feb 2024 GFSI Opens New Stakeholder Consultation for USDA AMS GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation today for the Technical Equivalence Programme, USDA AMS Harmonized GAP Plus+ version 4.0, issued on 1st July 2022. The deadline for consultation responses is 16th March 2024.     The Technical Equivalence programme is destined to benchmark government-owned standards against GFSI Benchmarking requirements Part III. Where those requirements […]
GFSI Opens New Stakeholder Consultation News Update 08 Jan 2024 Consultation GFSI Opens New Stakeholder Consultation Update 07 January 2024: Please note that this consultation is now closed.     GlobalG.A.P is undergoing the GFSI Benchmarking Process for 2 of its certification programmes and is entering the stakeholder consultation phase today. The deadline for consultation responses is 6 February 2024. About GlobalG.A.P. IFA-GFS v.6 Certification Programmes The Integrated Farm Assurance GFS […]
GFSI Launches the New GFSI Global Markets Programme GMaP™ News Update 14 Nov 2023 Capacity Building GFSI Launches the New GFSI Global Markets Programme GMaP™ Paris, November 2nd 2023 – Responding to the ever-evolving needs of Food Business Operators (FBOs), GFSI is delighted to announce the launch of the new GFSI GMaP™, a Global Markets Programme allowing FBOs easy access to a suite of tools to enable self-assessment of food safety proficiencies based on CODEX Alimentarius.       Focused […]
GFSI Steering Committee Holds its Second Face to Face Meeting of 2023 in Switzerland. News Update 30 Oct 2023 GFSI Steering Committee Holds its Second Face to Face Meeting of 2023 in Switzerland. GFSI Community Unanimously Commits to GFSI Mission: Safe Food for People Everywhere.       PARIS, October 30, 2023 – The second meeting of 2023 of the GFSI Steering Committee took place in Vevey, Switzerland, chaired by Mark Fryling and Howard Popoola, with an agenda supported by Erica Sheward, Director Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and the […]
GFSI Call for Evidence: Use of Information and Communication Technologies in Audits News Update 05 Oct 2023 GFSI Call for Evidence: Use of Information and Communication Technologies in Audits PARIS, 5 October 2023 The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated new methods and tools to conduct remote assessments such as audits in agricultural and food supply chains using Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). GFSI wishes to explore the benefits and implications associated with the use of ICT tools and methods in audit activities and assessments, pursuing evidence […]
GFSI Opens New Stakeholder Consultation for GRMA Certification Program Version 1.2 News Update 28 Sep 2023 Consultation GFSI Opens New Stakeholder Consultation for GRMA Certification Program Version 1.2 PARIS, 28 September 2023 — Global Retailer & Manufacturer Alliance, Inc. (GRMA) Certification Program Version 1.2. is undergoing the GFSI Benchmarking process to gain GFSI recognition. This certification programme is now at Step E — Stakeholder consultation of that process. Why a stakeholder consultation This important step of the GFSI Benchmarking Process ensures its transparency […]
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 Conference 2023 Executive Summary: Japanese Version Publication 09 Aug 2023 Benchmarking GFSI Conference 2023 Executive Summary: Japanese Version Japanese language version of publication that offers insights and strategies to help food industry professionals overcome challenges they face.
GFSI Conference 2023 Executive Summary Publication 26 Jul 2023 GFSI Conference GFSI Conference 2023 Executive Summary Offers insights and strategies to help food industry professionals overcome challenges they face.
Relive the Moment: GFSI Conference 2023 Summary Released News Update 26 Jul 2023 GFSI Conference Relive the Moment: GFSI Conference 2023 Summary Released Now more than ever, those responsible for food safety face unprecedented change. The executive summary of the 2023 GFSI Conference, just released, offers insights and strategies to help food industry professionals overcome the challenges. The 40-plus page recap covers all the sessions of the three-day conference, which looked at ways to tackle the turmoil facing […]
GFSI Opens New Stakeholder Consultation for BRCGS Food Safety Issue 9 News Update 21 Jul 2023 Consultation GFSI Opens New Stakeholder Consultation for BRCGS Food Safety Issue 9 Update 11 August 2023: Please note that this consultation is now closed.   BRCGS Food Safety Issue 9 is undergoing the GFSI Benchmarking Process and is entering the stakeholder consultation phase today. The deadline for consultation responses is 11 August 2023. About BRCGS Food Safety Issue 9 BRCGS Food Safety Issue 9 was launched on 1 […]
GFSI Position on the Complementary Role of 3rd Party and 2nd Party audits — Japanese Publication 19 Jul 2023 Auditors GFSI Position on the Complementary Role of 3rd Party and 2nd Party audits — Japanese
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 […]
World Food Safety Day: Food standards keep the world running Press Release 07 Jun 2023 Capacity Building World Food Safety Day: Food standards keep the world running PARIS, 7 June 2023 — Statement by GFSI Steering Committee Co-Chairs Mark Fryling and Howard Popoola on the occasion of World Food Safety Day.   From farm or factory to the dinner table, the wellbeing of billions around the world depends upon food safety standards. But when we eat, how do we know those standards […]
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