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February 2019
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GFSI: “Safe food for consumers everywhere” - The food world’s biggest story of technical cooperation

If you were working in food safety in the ‘90s, you will remember a series of high-profile international food safety crises. Audit fatigue was prevalent within the industry as retailers and brand manufacturers audited factories against their own standards, developed in isolation and with no consideration of convergence. Fast forward to 2014... 

If you were working in food safety in the ‘90s, you will remember a series of high-profile international food safety crises. Audit fatigue was prevalent within the industry as retailers and brand manufacturers audited factories against their own standards, developed in isolation and with no consideration of convergence. Your professional contacts may have been limited to the people you worked with, your personal network may have stemmed from your university days. Fast forward to 2014 and you have your Linked-In groups, access to countless news feeds and your web browser will answer any question you can think of. You may also participate in the unique, neutral platform called the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). Following 14 years of steady growth and achievement, it can rightly claim to be the biggest example of technical cooperation in one of the world’s biggest industries...

Key Clarifications and Amendments | GFSI Benchmarking Requirements V7.2

Following on the publication of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.2, GFSI is introducing a tool to issue clarifications on key elements based on the feedback of our stakeholders and Certification Programme Owners working to implement the requirements. We have just issued a couple of such notes..

Following on the publication of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.2, GFSI is introducing a tool to issue clarifications on key elements based on the feedback of our stakeholders and Certification Programme Owners working to implement the requirements. We have just issued a couple of such notes.

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  • GFSI Announces USDA AMS GAP Plus + Certification Programme Achieves Technical Equivalence - 2018/08/13

    The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has achieved Technical Equivalence against Version 7.1 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements for their Harmonized GAP Plus + certification programme.

    The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has achieved Technical Equivalence against Version 7.1 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements for their Harmonized GAP Plus + certification programme.

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  • New Benchmarking Public Consultation Open: FSSC 22000 - 2018/08/06

    The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is opening a new stakeholder consultation. The latest programme owner to have reached this key step in the GFSI benchmarking process is Food Safety System Certification 22000 (FSSC 22000). 

    The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is opening a new stakeholder consultation. The latest programme owner to have reached this key step in the GFSI benchmarking process is Food Safety System Certification 22000 (FSSC 22000). 

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  • IFS Recognised against Version 7.1 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements - 2018/08/03

    The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that International Featured Standard (IFS) Food, IFS Logistics and IFS PacSecure were all recognised against version 7.1 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements.

    The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that International Featured Standard (IFS) Food, IFS Logistics and IFS PacSecure were all recognised against version 7.1 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements.

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  • GFSI Global Markets Programme: The Journey of a Mexican Agribusiness - 2018/08/02

    This blog post is the second of a series that will be published over the next few weeks. This series will allow you to get to know the 2018 GFSI Global Markets Awards winners from four countries across the globe (Mexico, Japan, Nigeria and Pakistan) and how their use of the GFSI Global Markets Programme helped them to improve their food safety management systems. This second contribution is by 2018 Mexican winner, Gabriel Barreda Ortega, of Asociaciones Agroindustriales Serranas S.A. de C.V.

    This blog post is the second of a series that will be published over the next few weeks. This series will allow you to get to know the 2018 GFSI Global Markets Awards winners from four countries across the globe (Mexico, Japan, Nigeria and Pakistan) and how their use of the GFSI Global Markets Programme helped them to improve their food safety management systems. This second contribution is by 2018 Mexican winner, Gabriel Barreda Ortega, of Asociaciones Agroindustriales Serranas S.A. de C.V.

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  • GFSI Global Markets Programme: Instilling Collaborative, Employee Participation in Food Safety Culture - 2018/07/24

    This blog post is the first of a series that will be published over the next few weeks. This series will allow you to get to know the 2018 GFSI Global Markets Awards winners from four countries across the globe (Japan, Mexico, Nigeria and Pakistan) and how their use of the GFSI Global Markets Programme helped them to improve their food safety management systems. This first contribution is by 2018 Japanese winner, Koutaro SATOU, of Fuji Foods Co., Ltd.

    This blog post is the first of a series that will be published over the next few weeks. This series will allow you to get to know the 2018 GFSI Global Markets Awards winners from four countries across the globe (Japan, Mexico, Nigeria and Pakistan) and how their use of the GFSI Global Markets Programme helped them to improve their food safety management systems. This first contribution is by 2018 Japanese winner, Koutaro SATOU, of Fuji Foods Co., Ltd.

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  • A Culture of Food Safety - 2018/07/03

    GFSI is very proud to publish the results of 18 months of work from our Technical Working Group on Food Safety Culture. This multi-stakeholder group produced a practical document to help food industry professionals establish and maintain a culture of food safety within their respective organisations.

    GFSI is very proud to publish the results of 18 months of work from our Technical Working Group on Food Safety Culture. This multi-stakeholder group produced a practical document to help food industry professionals establish and maintain a culture of food safety within their respective organisations.

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