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The Countdown to V8 Begins! What’s New in Version 8 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements

V8 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements is set to release in February 2020, just in time for the 2020 GFSI Conference. Two leaders from the Stakeholders Advisory Forum that directed the revision, Chair Olivier Robin and Co-Chair LeAnn Chuboff, explain what’s new in V8 and why frequent updates benefit both companies and consumers.

V8 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements is set to release in February 2020, just in time for the 2020 GFSI Conference. Two leaders from the Stakeholders Advisory Forum that directed the revision, Chair Olivier Robin and Co-Chair LeAnn Chuboff, explain what’s new in V8 and why frequent updates benefit both companies and consumers.

Bridging the Gap with the Global Markets Programme: An Award-Winning Journey Towards Certification

After a successful capacity-building journey, Javier Torres’ company Alfa Argentina won the 2019 Global Markets Awards for the Latin American region. He explained how his team used the Global Markets Programme to develop a food safety management system and close gaps without compromising their creativity.

After a successful capacity-building journey, Javier Torres’ company Alfa Argentina won the 2019 Global Markets Awards for the Latin American region. He explained how his team used the Global Markets Programme to develop a food safety management system and close gaps without compromising their creativity.

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  • Call for Participation in New Working Group | Managing Risks in Produce and Leafy Greens - 2019/09/12

    GFSI is seeking food safety professionals and primary production experts to participate in a new Technical Working Group (TWG). This group is set to carry out a literature review and provide guidelines on risk management in primary production and leafy greens.

    GFSI is seeking food safety professionals and primary production experts to participate in a new Technical Working Group (TWG). This group is set to carry out a literature review and provide guidelines on risk management in primary production and leafy greens.

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  • How the Latest GFSI Local Group Plans to Promote Food Safety in Australia and New Zealand - 2019/09/10

    Earlier this year, GFSI announced the formation of a new Local Group in the Australia-New Zealand region. Today on the GFSI Experts Series, we catch up with Steering Committee member Adrian Sharpe, who explains some of the drivers behind the group's formation and predicts the direction of its future work.

    Earlier this year, GFSI announced the formation of a new Local Group in the Australia-New Zealand region. Today on the GFSI Experts Series, we catch up with Steering Committee member Adrian Sharpe, who explains some of the drivers behind the group's formation and predicts the direction of its future work.

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  • Stakeholder Consultation Opens for China HACCP Technical Equivalence - 2019/09/05

    GFSI is pleased to open a new stakeholder consultation as part of the assessment of the CNCA-owned China HACCP.

    The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is pleased to open a new stakeholder consultation as part of the assessment of the CNCA-owned China HACCP.

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  • Golden Sugar's Journey to Building a Sustainable Food Safety Culture with the GFSI Global Markets Programme - 2019/09/06

    Veronica Kalu-Ufe, Quality Assurance Manager at Golden Sugar Company Ltd. in Lagos, Nigeria, helped lead her company to the 2019 Global Markets Award for the African Region by placing an emphasis on food safety culture. Read on to see how culture continues to drive improvement and sustain food safety standards at this winning company.

    Veronica Kalu-Ufe, Quality Assurance Manager at Golden Sugar Company Ltd. in Lagos, Nigeria, helped lead her company to the 2019 Global Markets Award for the African Region by placing an emphasis on food safety culture. Read on to see how culture continues to drive improvement and sustain food safety standards at this winning company.

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  • Argentina in the World's Supermarket: How GFSI Can Help Small Producers Reach the Global Market - 2019/08/27

    Argentina produces enough food to feed more than 400 million people. Our products include some of the world's most dynamic and competitive commodities, such as beef, wine, fishery products, fruit, flour, oil, honey and dairy products. We are convinced that adding value to our products will allow Argentina to reach new markets and achieve a greater position on the world stage.

    Argentina produces enough food to feed more than 400 million people. Our products include some of the world's most dynamic and competitive commodities, such as beef, wine, fishery products, fruit, flour, oil, honey and dairy products. We are convinced that adding value to our products will allow Argentina to reach new markets and achieve a greater position on the world stage.

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  • Procedures versus Creativity? Rethinking Paradigms with GFSI Global Markets - 2019/08/13

    Alfa Argentina shares the learnings of their food safety journey, before and after winning a 2019 Global Markets Award. Javier Torres tells us about the obstacles met and how the Global Markets Programme helped to overcome them. One of those obstacles? A fear that following structured procedures might impede cherished creativity.

    Alfa Argentina shares the learnings of their food safety journey, before and after winning a 2019 Global Markets Award. Javier Torres tells us about the obstacles met and how the Global Markets Programme helped to overcome them. One of those obstacles? A fear that following structured procedures might impede cherished creativity.

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