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This week, 20 experts from around the world have assembled in Paris for a stimulating two-day think-in. Their task? Constructing the programme for the food industry’s annual rendez-vous – the Global Food Safety Conference. This is the first Programme Committee meeting of many taking place over the coming months as they strive to make the 2018 conference the best one yet. And the bar is set high for this 17th edition to meet – and surpass – delegates’ expectations while driving the global food safety agenda even further

This week, 20 experts from around the world have assembled in Paris for a stimulating two-day think-in. Their task? Constructing the programme for the food industry’s annual rendez-vous – the Global Food Safety Conference. This is the first Programme Committee meeting of many taking place over the coming months as they strive to make the 2018 conference the best one yet. And the bar is set high for this 17th edition to meet – and surpass – delegates’ expectations while driving the global food safety agenda even further

Read more: Crafting Your Experience at the 2018 Global Food Safety Conference

The CEO of US retail giant Wegmans Food Markets, spoke today at the CGF Global Summit on how GFSI is providing local solutions for a global food supply. He praised the work of the industry-led Global Food Safety Initiative, pointing to the benefits for large and small companies, and ultimately, consumers. Even governments, he explained, are collaborating more and more with GFSI to adopt and leverage industry best practice.

The CEO of US retail giant Wegmans Food Markets, spoke today at the CGF Global Summit on how GFSI is providing local solutions for a global food supply. He praised the work of the industry-led Global Food Safety Initiative, pointing to the benefits for large and small companies, and ultimately, consumers. Even governments, he explained, are collaborating more and more with GFSI to adopt and leverage industry best practice.

Read more: Danny Wegman on the Upswing of GFSI, Benefits for Large and Small Companies, and Even Governments

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).

Read more: Introducing GFSI’s Certification Programme Owners (CPOs) - Formerly Known as Scheme Owners

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.

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

Rosalind and Diane sat down at #GFSiTV, during last week's Global Food Safety Conference, to talk to us about their experience leading a GFSI Technical Working Group. They discussed how they initially became involved, what made the working group successful and what challenges they overcame!

Rosalind and Diane sat down at #GFSiTV, during last week's Global Food Safety Conference, to talk to us about their experience leading a GFSI Technical Working Group. They discussed how they initially became involved, what made the working group successful and what challenges they overcame!

Read more: Behind the Scenes of a GFSI Technical Working Group

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