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News & Updates

  • GFSI開始評選2018年全球市場獎,表彰食品安全能力建設上面的成就

    全球食品安全倡議(Global Food Safety Initiative,簡稱「GFSI」)欣然宣佈開始評選2018年全球市場獎(Global Markets Awards 2018)。第二屆全球市場獎將會在全球範圍內進行優秀企業的表彰,這些企業以堪稱典範的方式,在它們打造世界一流食品安全體系的道路上運用GFSI的全球市場計劃(Global Markets Programme)。獲獎者將在GFSI的全球食品安全大會(Global Food Safety Conference)上登台領獎,並將前往參加全程會議和Discovery Tours(發現之旅),從中有所收穫,2018年3月5日至8日,這些活動將在日本東京舉行。

    全球食品安全倡議(Global Food Safety Initiative,簡稱「GFSI」)欣然宣佈開始評選2018年全球市場獎(Global Markets Awards 2018)。第二屆全球市場獎將會在全球範圍內進行優秀企業的表彰,這些企業以堪稱典範的方式,在它們打造世界一流食品安全體系的道路上運用GFSI的全球市場計劃(Global Markets Programme)。獲獎者將在GFSI的全球食品安全大會(Global Food Safety Conference)上登台領獎,並將前往參加全程會議和Discovery Tours(發現之旅),從中有所收穫,2018年3月5日至8日,這些活動將在日本東京舉行。

  • Global and Local Perspectives Coming Together in Tokyo

    The world is experiencing growing social and political change. It’s refreshing that the Global Food Safety Conference provides a platform for open discussion and collaboration between international stakeholders across the private and public sectors. We are all working together towards a shared goal: safe food for consumers everywhere.

    The world is experiencing growing social and political change. It’s refreshing that the Global Food Safety Conference provides a platform for open discussion and collaboration between international stakeholders across the private and public sectors. We are all working together towards a shared goal: safe food for consumers everywhere.

  • Global Food Safety Conference 2015 - Executive Summary

    The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) welcomed 915 delegates from 45 countries to their Global Food Safety Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The annual event, now in its 14th year and held in Asia for the first time, has established itself as the leading business driven food safety event of the year.

    The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) welcomed 915 delegates from 45 countries to their Global Food Safety Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The annual event, now in its 14th year and being held in Asia for the first time, has established itself as the leading business driven food safety event of the year.

  • Global Food Safety Conference 2015 – “A Shared Responsibility”

    The Global Food Safety Conference is your unique annual opportunity to join over 1000 leading food safety specialists from 60 countries to take food safety forward on a global scale. Networking, best practice sharing and learning from innovators and industry experts are just some of the things you won't want to miss out on at this 2015 edition.

    The Global Food Safety Conference is your unique annual opportunity to join over 1000 leading food safety specialists from 60 countries to take food safety forward on a global scale. Networking, best practice sharing and learning from innovators and industry experts are just some of the things you won't want to miss out on at this 2015 edition.

  • Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) recognises BRC Scope Extension for Storage and Distribution

    The GFSI Board of Directors is pleased to announce that BRC Global Standards has achieved recognition against the Guidance Document Sixth Edition for the scope of Storage and Distribution (J). This is in addition to the scopes for which BRC has already achieved GFSI recognition (D, EI, EII, EIII, EIV, L and M). The GFSI Guidance Document’s Scope J, Provision of Storage and Distribution Services, is the latest extension to the scopes covered by the GFSI benchmarking requirements, and includes the management of safety schemes for storage facilities and the distribution vehicles for food and feed.

  • Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) recognises SQF Scope Extension for Storage and Distribution

    The GFSI Board of Directors is pleased to announce that SQF has achieved recognition against the Guidance Document Sixth Edition for the scope of Storage and Distribution (J). This is in addition to the scopes for which SQF has already achieved GFSI recognition (AI, BI, C, D, EI, EII, EIII, EIV, F, L and M). The GFSI Guidance Document’s Scope J, Provision of Storage and Distribution Services, is the latest extension to the scopes covered by the GFSI benchmarking requirements, and includes the management of safety schemes for storage facilities and the distribution vehicles for food and feed.

  • Global Markets TWG Progress | Dec 2014

    The Global Markets Programme will be joining the ITC Standards Map.The International Trade Council (ITC), which aims to enable best practices in trade, is the joint cooperation agency of UNCTAD and the WTO.
    Their Standards Map provides information on over 150 standards, codes of conduct and audit protocols addressing sustainability hotspots in global supply chains.

    The Global Markets Programme will be joining the ITC Standards Map. The International Trade Council (ITC), which aims to enable best practices in trade, is the joint cooperation agency of UNCTAD and the WTO.
    Their Standards Map provides information on over 150 standards, codes of conduct and audit protocols addressing sustainability hotspots in global supply chains.

  • Global Regulatory Affairs TWG Progress | Dec 2014

    The Global Regulatory Affairs technical working group met again in Stamford and discussed a number of ongoing topics including IGO engagement and assisting GFSI local groups in gaining government acceptance of the GFSI approach.

    The Global Regulatory Affairs technical working group met again in Stamford and discussed a number of ongoing topics including IGO engagement and assisting GFSI local groups in gaining government acceptance of the GFSI approach.

  • Global Regulatory Affairs TWG Progress | Sept 2014

    Following the publication of this working group's white paper, 'Enhancing Food Safety through Third Party Certification' that was released in March 2011, supported by a press release, the GFSI Board mandated this working group to develop a strategy for the engagement of governments and the implementation of the strategic plan.

    Following the publication of this working group's white paper, 'Enhancing Food Safety through Third Party Certification' that was released in March 2011, supported by a press release, the GFSI Board mandated this working group to develop a strategy for the engagement of governments and the implementation of the strategic plan.

  • Government Standard Equivalence Process | GFSI Guidance Document Version 6.4 Part III

    GFSI is pleased to announce the launch of its global stakeholder consultation for a new section of the GFSI Guidance Document. The new section will focus on a standard equivalence process developed to evaluate the standard requirements of government certification systems against the existing Key Elements.

    GFSI is pleased to announce the launch of its global stakeholder consultation for a new section of the GFSI Guidance Document. The new section will focus on a standard equivalence process developed to evaluate the standard requirements of government certification systems against the existing Key Elements.

  • Guidance Document TWG Progress | Dec 2014

    The Guidance Document Technical Working Group met in Stamford in October to move forward with the revisions of the current document. Their work continues to focus on the creation of the 7th edition that will be called the Benchmarking Requirements Document. It is scheduled to be released by early 2016.

    The Guidance Document Technical Working Group met in Stamford in October to move forward with the revisions of the current document. Their work continues to focus on the creation of the 7th edition that will be called the Benchmarking Requirements Document. It is scheduled to be released by early 2016.

  • Guidance Document TWG Progress | Sept 2014

    The GFSI Guidance Document Technical Working Group (TWG) has the responsibility to continuously review the requirements of food retailers, food suppliers and food service providers to identify the fundamental principles underpinning the GFSI’s scheme recognition process. This Group is currently reviewing the GFSI Guidance Document 6th Edition to identify areas for elaboration in the 7th Edition, to be released in 2015/16.

    The GFSI Guidance Document Technical Working Group (TWG) has the responsibility to continuously review the requirements of food retailers, food suppliers and food service providers to identify the fundamental principles underpinning the GFSI’s scheme recognition process. This Group is currently reviewing the GFSI Guidance Document 6th Edition to identify areas for elaboration in the 7th Edition, to be released in 2015/16.

  • Happy New Year to a Growing GFSI Community | Now 20,000 LinkedIn Group members!

    The GFSI LinkedIn Group has just reached 20,000 members! Many thanks to our fantastic community - seeing your interest and engagement is an inspiring way to kick off 2016! We look forward to a great year of collaboration with you for food safety globally.

    The GFSI LinkedIn Group has just reached 20,000 members! Many thanks to our fantastic community - seeing your interest and engagement is an inspiring way to kick off 2016! We look forward to a great year of collaboration with you for food safety globally.

  • How often do you think about food safety?

    We asked consumers how often they think about food safety. See what they said!  

    We asked consumers how often they think about food safety. See what they said!  

  • India Focus Day looked at “Advancing Food Safety”

    GFSI held its 3rd Edition India Focus Day in New Delhi on June 3rd, 2014, which attracted nearly 200 delegates from a wide cross section of stakeholders including retailers, manufacturers, government agencies, academia, certification and accreditation bodies and leading food service companies.

    GFSI held its 3rd Edition India Focus Day in New Delhi on June 3rd, 2014, which attracted nearly 200 delegates from a wide cross section of stakeholders including retailers, manufacturers, government agencies, academia, certification and accreditation bodies and leading food service companies.

  • Innovative Science and Technology Revolutionising Food Safety

    Technology, innovation, big data, machine learning and blockchain will be high on the agenda at GFSI's upcoming Global Food Safety Conference. This will be the place to be to discover the latest news, tends and technology revolutionising the food industry. 

    Technology, innovation, big data, machine learning and blockchain will be high on the agenda at GFSI's upcoming Global Food Safety Conference. This will be the place to be to discover the latest news, tends and technology revolutionising the food industry. 

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

    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).

  • LANDMARK GUIDANCE DOCUMENT EDITION 7

    The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) will release a new edition of its landmark Guidance Document, which will be published under the new name “GFSI Benchmarking Requirements." GFSI is committed to providing continuous improvement in food safety management systems and carries out relevant updates every four years to meet new food industry and safety challenges.

    The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) will release a new edition of its landmark Guidance Document, which will be published under the new name “GFSI Benchmarking Requirements." GFSI is committed to providing continuous improvement in food safety management systems and carries out relevant updates every four years to meet new food industry and safety challenges.

  • Latest achievements - Upcoming Events - Changes at GFSI

    A lot is happening at GFSI, including scope extensions, technical working group progress, team and community changes. See some latest achievements and upcoming events here.

    A lot is happening at GFSI, including scope extensions, technical working group progress, team and community changes. See some latest achievements and upcoming events here.

  • Latest achievements | Dec 2014

    A lot is happening at GFSI, in Japan, Dubai, China, the United States and around the world! 

    A lot is happening at GFSI, in Japan, Dubai, China, the United States and around the world!