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Leaders from major retail, manufacturing, primary production and food service operations who make up the GFSI Board of Directors gathered in Cape Town for two full days of board meetings this week. The second of the three such commitments in 2016, this GFSI Board Meeting took place on the sidelines of a gathering of the world’s consumer goods industry leaders at the Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit taking place in South Africa this week.

Leaders from major retail, manufacturing, primary production and food service operations who make up the GFSI Board of Directors gathered in Cape Town for two full days of board meetings this week. The second of the three such commitments in 2016, this GFSI Board Meeting took place on the sidelines of a gathering of the world’s consumer goods industry leaders at the Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit taking place in South Africa this week.

Read more: GFSI Board Gathers for Meetings in Cape Town

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!  

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To address new industry challenges, GFSI is making a change in the GFSI board composition, bringing in new leading actors from various industry players including food service, e-retail, traditional retail, primary production and manufacturing.

To address new industry challenges, GFSI is making a change in the GFSI board composition, bringing in new leading actors from various industry players including food service, e-retail, traditional retail, primary production and manufacturing.

Read more: Amazon, Tesco, Auchan and Dole Join the GFSI Board

From the biggest thing since Pasteur, to a new world of regulation, via insights into some of the biggest food safety crises of recent years - the 15th edition of the Global Food Safety Conference delivered on its promise to take delegates on a journey. The 1,000 attendees from 65 countries around the world travelled through lessons learned, food safety hot topics, new challenges facing the industry and impending disruptions. 

From the biggest thing since Pasteur, to a new world of regulation, via insights into some of the biggest food safety crises of recent years - the 15th edition of the Global Food Safety Conference delivered on its promise to take delegates on a journey. The 1,000 attendees from 65 countries around the world travelled through lessons learned, food safety hot topics, new challenges facing the industry and impending disruptions. Over the course of the packed four-day programme, the audience was invited to zoom in on scientific, political, operational, and technological subjects, and to zoom out and look at the big picture. Ultimately GFSC delegates were called upon to “make the change” towards achieving the global food safety vision.

Read more: GFSC 2016 Round-Up | The Food Safety Journey

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.

Read more: LANDMARK GUIDANCE DOCUMENT EDITION 7

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