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Proactive Food Safety: Three Strategies to Stay Ahead

Consumer demand and food safety regulations are requiring food safety strategies that are increasingly proactive. For food manufacturers and retailers to meet the demand, they will need to address three critical areas: effective training, technology utilization and water management. As we kick off 2016, here is a look at how these three factors can be leveraged to impact and improve food safety.

Consumer demand and food safety regulations are requiring food safety strategies that are increasingly proactive. For food manufacturers and retailers to meet the demand, they will need to address three critical areas: effective training, technology utilization and water management. As we kick off 2016, here is a look at how these three factors can be leveraged to impact and improve food safety.

Small Suppliers in Eastern Europe Take Advantage GFSI Global Markets Approach to Improve Food Safety and Market Access

A GFSI Global Markets project of Metro Group and ISACert involving over 450 suppliers from Bulgaria and Serbia has proven that there are efficient ways for boosting supplier compliance in food safety on a large scale. The project is a real success story...

A GFSI Global Markets project of Metro Group and ISACert involving over 450 suppliers from Bulgaria and Serbia has proven that there are efficient ways for boosting supplier compliance in food safety on a large scale. The project is a real success story having resulted in 93% of its Bulgarian and 96% of its Serbian private label suppliers achieving certification.

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  • GFSI Forms First-time Partnership with Argentinian Ministry of Agribusiness - 2017/11/20

    The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is pleased to announce the launch of a public-private partnership with the Argentinian Ministry of Agribusiness. The two entities have signed a Letter of Intent to work together on a national training programme based on GFSI’s Global Markets Programme, as well as collaboration on national food safety events. 

    The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is pleased to announce the launch of a public-private partnership with the Argentinian Ministry of Agribusiness. The two entities have signed a Letter of Intent to work together on a national training programme based on GFSI’s Global Markets Programme, as well as collaboration on national food safety events. 

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  • GFSI Launches Its Global Markets Awards 2018; Celebrates Successes in Food Safety Capability Building - 2017/10/31

    The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is pleased to announce the launch of its Global Markets Awards 2018. For this second edition, the Awards will recognise companies from across the globe that have leveraged GFSI’s Global Markets Programme in an exemplary way on their journey towards a world-class food safety system.

    The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is pleased to announce the launch of its Global Markets Awards 2018. For this second edition, the Awards will recognise companies from across the globe that have leveraged GFSI’s Global Markets Programme in an exemplary way on their journey towards a world-class food safety system.

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  • Mexico Focus Day Rescheduled After Natural Disasters - 2017/10/16

    In light of the current situation in Mexico City following recent tragic events, we have come to a collective decision to reschedule the Focus Day. We are happy to announce that the Focus Day will take place in Mexico City at the new date of May 3rd, 2018.

    In light of the current situation in Mexico City following recent tragic events, we have come to a collective decision to reschedule the Focus Day. We are happy to announce that the Focus Day will take place in Mexico City at the new date of May 3rd, 2018.

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  • Why Collaboration is Critical to Food Safety for Retailers - 2017/11/13

    The food retail industry is experiencing extensive, exponential change. And all signs point to more changes to come. 

    The food retail industry is experiencing extensive, exponential change. And all signs point to more changes to come. Consumers are demanding fresh, locally sourced ingredients. They want artisanal products and exotic flavours. They want fresh food and food prepared on the premises. This consumer demand for diverse products and ingredients creates unique challenges for retailers.

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  • How Are Consumer Trends and Technology Affecting Food Safety? - 2017/11/07

    There’s never been a more exciting time to work in the food industry. With changing demographics, technology, operating environments, regulations, commerce and routes to market - it’s a perfect storm of innovation.

    There’s never been a more exciting time to work in the food industry. With changing demographics, technology, operating environments, regulations, commerce and routes to market - it’s a perfect storm of innovation. As food professionals, we have to keep pace with these changes. Food safety is a key aspect of this and must be at the forefront of our field.

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  • Food Safety Capacity Building and Africa’s Food System: Building the Foundation for Success - 2017/10/10

    Certainly, Africa’s food security challenge is deep seated, and gaps in governance and other social infrastructure abound. But the positive change underway in Africa’s agriculture and food sector – and the promise of its future – are driven by economic and social forces that are unlikely to turn back.

    Certainly, Africa’s food security challenge is deep seated, and gaps in governance and other social infrastructure abound. But the positive change underway in Africa’s agriculture and food sector – and the promise of its future – are driven by economic and social forces that are unlikely to turn back.

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