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

GFSI INDEPENDENTLY ACKNOWLEDGED AS MEETING OR EXCEEDING FSMA REQUIREMENTS.  Paris and Washington D.C., November 16, 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.

GFSI INDEPENDENTLY ACKNOWLEDGED AS MEETING OR EXCEEDING FSMA REQUIREMENTS.  Paris and Washington D.C., November 16, 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 the agenda was the alignment between GFSI and FSMA in the marketplace. The discussions highlighted the potential to better leverage GFSI for FSMA implementation, international business and enhanced food safety for consumers everywhere.

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 collaboration into a formal strategic partnership for large-scale capacity building programmes.

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 collaboration into a formal strategic partnership for large-scale capacity building programmes.

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