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nice, France
25th-28th
February 2019
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Tackling Food Fraud Through Food Safety Management Systems

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) first published a position paper in 2014 in which the GFSI Board recognised “the importance of food fraud mitigation and the urgency to start performing food fraud vulnerability assessments and implementing associated control plans.”

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) first published a position paper in 2014 in which the GFSI Board recognised “the importance of food fraud mitigation and the urgency to start performing food fraud vulnerability assessments and implementing associated control plans.”

How Mexico is Driving Food Safety Through Capacity Building

Mexico is one of the most interesting countries in the world with regard to food. However, we face a number of challenges when it comes to food safety. The continued work of the GFSI Mexico Local Group is tackling these challenges across a number of different projects in pursuit of the GFSI vision of safe food for consumers everywhere.

Mexico is one of the most interesting countries in the world with regard to food. However, we face a number of challenges when it comes to food safety. The continued work of the GFSI Mexico Local Group is tackling these challenges across a number of different projects in pursuit of the GFSI vision of safe food for consumers everywhere.

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  • The World’s Leading Voices on Food Safety Tackle Emerging Challenges at the GFSI Conference - 2019/01/17

    The hand-picked roster of speakers for the upcoming GFSI Conference includes leaders like Emmanuel Faber, Chairman and CEO of Danone and Dirk van de Put, CEO of Mondelēz International who provide commentary on why their companies will be participating once again in the global food safety conversation with the GFSI community this February.

    The hand-picked roster of speakers for the upcoming GFSI Conference includes leaders like Emmanuel Faber, Chairman and CEO of Danone and Dirk van de Put, CEO of Mondelēz International who provide commentary on why their companies will be participating once again in the global food safety conversation with the GFSI community this February.

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  • 9 Hot Topics for Food Safety in 2019 and Beyond - 2019/01/10

    The plenaries aren’t the only must-see programming at the GFSI Conference 2019. Over the three-day conference, the plenary room will sometimes split into smaller, more intimate spaces to host concurrent breakouts: sessions that take a deep dive into key topics affecting the food industry.

    The plenaries aren’t the only must-see programming at the GFSI Conference 2019. Over the three-day conference, the plenary room will sometimes split into smaller, more intimate spaces to host concurrent breakouts: sessions that take a deep dive into key topics affecting the food industry.

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  • GFSI Participates in a Train the Trainer Programme in Laos Organised by the Asian Productivity Organization - 2019/01/08

    On December 10–14, GFSI was honoured to serve as a resource in a training-of-trainers programme conducted by the Asian Productivity Organization (APO), the Lao National Productivity Organisation and the Lao Department of Small and Medium Enterprise Promotion in Lao PDR.

    On December 10–14, GFSI was honoured to serve as a resource in a training-of-trainers programme conducted by the Asian Productivity Organization (APO), the Lao National Productivity Organisation and the Lao Department of Small and Medium Enterprise Promotion in Lao PDR. APO is a regional intergovernmental organisation operating for over 50 years to contribute to the sustainable socioeconomic development of Asia and Pacific through enhancing productivity.

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  • Traceability Provides the Trusted Foundation for Global Food Safety - 2019/01/18

    As food safety challenges intensify worldwide, global traceability is needed more than ever. Today’s traceability systems must be interoperable and scalable, providing all stakeholders in the food supply chain with an easy way to collaborate and share information. GS1 standards provide the needed framework for global visibility of food products as they travel from grower to consumer.

    As food safety challenges intensify worldwide, global traceability is needed more than ever. Today’s traceability systems must be interoperable and scalable, providing all stakeholders in the food supply chain with an easy way to collaborate and share information. GS1 standards provide the needed framework for global visibility of food products as they travel from grower to consumer.

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  • Sakamoto Kurozu - A 200-Year-Old Traditional Manufacturing Method Complies with FSMA - 2019/01/08

    We sat down for an interview with Sakamoto Kurozu, Inc. which promotes the sale of amber rice vinegar with traditional techniques that have lasted for 200 years. Sakamoto Kurozu, Inc. promotes sales to domestic and overseas markets namely the US, and we learned about their development in acquiring a GFSI-recognised certification.

    We sat down for an interview with Sakamoto Kurozu, Inc. which promotes the sale of amber rice vinegar with traditional techniques that have lasted for 200 years. Sakamoto Kurozu, Inc. promotes sales to domestic and overseas markets namely the US, and we learned about their development in acquiring a GFSI-recognised certification.

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  • The World Bank Publishes a Pathway to Food Safety in Developing Markets - 2018/12/21

    The issue of food safety in developing markets is attracting increasing attention at GFSI and other organisations that concern themselves with the well-being of consumers, and for good reason — unsafe food costs low- and middle-income countries about $110 billion in lost productivity and medical expenses each year. In order to reduce this colossal loss, the World Bank and collaborating partners have prepared a guide to improving food safety which will be shared in summary form at the GFSI Conference this February.

    The issue of food safety in developing markets is attracting increasing attention at GFSI and other organisations that concern themselves with the well-being of consumers, and for good reason — unsafe food costs low- and middle-income countries about $110 billion in lost productivity and medical expenses each year. In order to reduce this colossal loss, the World Bank and collaborating partners have prepared a guide to improving food safety which will be shared in summary form at the GFSI Conference this February.

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