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[Press Release] PARIS, 5 February, 2016 - The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) applauds the new Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) policy on private certification schemes used by food facilities that was announced this week in Ottawa. The policy recognises growing food safety collaboration among government, industry and consumers.

[Press Release] PARIS, 5 February, 2016
The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) applauds the new Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) policy on private certification schemes used by food facilities that was announced this week in Ottawa. The policy recognises growing food safety collaboration among government, industry and consumers.

Read more: GFSI Applauds New Canadian Policy on Private Certification of Food Facilities

Meeting the ever-evolving challenges of safely feeding the planet requires going above and beyond traditional compliance approaches. Having the right standards in place, with the right management systems and the right auditing regimes is only the first step.

Meeting the ever-evolving challenges of safely feeding the planet requires going above and beyond traditional compliance approaches. Having the right standards in place, with the right management systems and the right auditing regimes is only the first step. Without a strong food safety culture, the best requirements and systems cannot succeed.

Read more: GFSI Ramps Up Work on Food Safety Culture

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.

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

• SSAFE and PwC release tool for food companies to assess fraud vulnerabilities
• Free online tool helps food companies fight fraud to protect consumers 
• Released ahead of the GFSI’s new global food safety requirements 
• Food fraud is an estimated US$30 to $40 billion global problem.

• SSAFE and PwC release tool for food companies to assess fraud vulnerabilities
• Free online tool helps food companies fight fraud to protect consumers 
• Released ahead of the GFSI’s new global food safety requirements 
• Food fraud is an estimated US$30 to $40 billion global problem

Read more: Fighting $40bn Food Fraud to Protect Food Supply

Meeting the ever-evolving challenges of safely feeding the planet requires going above and beyond traditional compliance approaches. Having the right standards in place, with the right management systems and the right auditing regimes is only the first step.

Meeting the ever-evolving challenges of safely feeding the planet requires going above and beyond traditional compliance approaches. Having the right standards in place, with the right management systems and the right auditing regimes is only the first step. Without a strong food safety culture, the best requirements and systems cannot succeed.

Read more: Call for Participation in New GFSI Technical Working Group | Food Safety Culture

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