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SSAFE and GFSI announce the launch of the Global Dairy Farming Food Safety Training Framework

The Global Food Safety Initiative congratulates SSAFE on the launch of the Global Dairy Farming Food Safety Training Framework. GFSI is delighted to have partnered with SSAFE on this project to develop an open-source training framework which will support dairy farmers in their food safety capacity building efforts.

The Global Food Safety Initiative congratulates SSAFE on the launch of the Global Dairy Farming Food Safety Training Framework. GFSI is delighted to have partnered with SSAFE on this project to develop an open-source training framework which will support dairy farmers in their food safety capacity building efforts.

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  • SSAFE and GFSI announce the launch of the Global Dairy Farming Food Safety Training Framework - 2017/05/09

    The Global Food Safety Initiative congratulates SSAFE on the launch of the Global Dairy Farming Food Safety Training Framework. GFSI is delighted to have partnered with SSAFE on this project to develop an open-source training framework which will support dairy farmers in their food safety capacity building efforts.

    The Global Food Safety Initiative congratulates SSAFE on the launch of the Global Dairy Farming Food Safety Training Framework. GFSI is delighted to have partnered with SSAFE on this project to develop an open-source training framework which will support dairy farmers in their food safety capacity building efforts.

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  • Version 7.1 of GFSI's Benchmarking Requirements Furthering Harmonisation - 2017/04/26

    Hot on the heels of February's publication of the new GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7, Version 7.1 is now being released to the GFSI community and the food industry at large. This collection of documents tailored for food safety certification programmes is continually being updated to reflect the latest changes in the marketplace and in new regulations relating to food safety. 

    Hot on the heels of February's publication of the new GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7, Version 7.1 is now being released to the GFSI community and the food industry at large. This collection of documents tailored for food safety certification programmes is continually being updated to reflect the latest changes in the marketplace and in new regulations relating to food safety. 

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  • Introducing GFSI’s Certification Programme Owners (CPOs) - Formerly Known as Scheme Owners - 2017/04/26

    Partnerships, publications, insights, updates - countless announcements came out of the 16th Global Food Safety Conference which took place in Houston last month. One of these updates was a change in terminology in the GFSI community. GFSI’s Scheme Owners are now known as certification programme owners (CPOs).

    Partnerships, publications, insights, updates - countless announcements came out of the 16th Global Food Safety Conference which took place in Houston last month. One of these updates was a change in terminology in the GFSI community. GFSI’s Scheme Owners are now known as certification programme owners (CPOs).

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  • Brand Owners Require a Single, Industry-Wide View of Supply-Chain Data - 2017/05/23

    As consumers select fresh, prepared, and packaged groceries, some of the world’s most familiar brands are giving way to a growing preference for items that shoppers know to be from trusted sources, regardless of brand equity. Customers expect brand owners to not only know what is in each item; they expect the brand owner to know exactly when and where food ingredients originated.

    As consumers select fresh, prepared, and packaged groceries, some of the world’s most familiar brands are giving way to a growing preference for items that shoppers know to be from trusted sources, regardless of brand equity. Customers expect brand owners to not only know what is in each item; they expect the brand owner to know exactly when and where food ingredients originated.

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  • Does GFSI Certification Equate to FSMA Compliance? - 2017/04/27

    Ever since the rules of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) began being published, the industry has questioned its linkage with the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) certification. As such, a major question has been: “If I am certified to a GFSI scheme, does that mean I will also be compliant with the rules of FSMA?” The short answer has long been: “You are likely close, but not necessarily completely compliant.” But now, certification to the newly released GFSI Benchmarking Requirements V7 should move food facilities even closer.

    Ever since the rules of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) began being published, the industry has questioned its linkage with the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) certification. As such, a major question has been: “If I am certified to a GFSI scheme, does that mean I will also be compliant with the rules of FSMA?” The short answer has long been: “You are likely close, but not necessarily completely compliant.” But now, certification to the newly released GFSI Benchmarking Requirements V7 should move food facilities even closer.

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  • Taking Action on Connected Data to Improve Food Safety - 2017/03/16

    It’s a period of great change, globally, for food safety in the food retail industry. Changing consumer demands, traceability advances, and the evolving regulatory environment have made food safety across the supply chain more complex than ever.  There is also an explosion in the availability of digital data on food safety.  The challenge is how to turn millions of data points into action and improvement.

    It’s a period of great change, globally, for food safety in the food retail industry. Changing consumer demands, traceability advances, and the evolving regulatory environment have made food safety across the supply chain more complex than ever.  There is also an explosion in the availability of digital data on food safety.  The challenge is how to turn millions of data points into action and improvement.

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