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Taking Accredited Certification Forward: The Future of the GFSI-IAF Partnership

We asked two representatives of the International Accreditation Forum (IAF), IAF Director Marcus Long and Co-Convener Skip Greenaway, about how they predict GFSI and IAF will continue to work together in 2019. From World Accreditation Day to improved harmonisation through the IAF MLA, the future is bright for accredited certification.

We asked two representatives of the International Accreditation Forum (IAF), IAF Director Marcus Long and Co-Convener Skip Greenaway, about how they predict GFSI and IAF will continue to work together in 2019. From World Accreditation Day to improved harmonisation through the IAF MLA, the future is bright for accredited certification.

Steve Wearne Explains the 5 Key Goals of Codex Alimentarius — And How GFSI Can Help

As part of his role as Vice-Chair of the Codex Alimentarius Commission, Steve Wearne observes and participates in the work of many of Codex’s committees. We asked him for an update on these committees’ achievements and their strategy for advancing mandates in the future.

As part of his role as Vice-Chair of the Codex Alimentarius Commission, Steve Wearne observes and participates in the work of many of Codex’s committees. We asked him for an update on these committees’ achievements and their strategy for advancing mandates in the future.

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  • Bridging the Gap with the Global Markets Programme: An Award-Winning Journey Towards Certification - 2019/07/23

    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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  • Speaking the Same Language on Food Safety: How GFSI Recognition Helps FSSC 22000 Become Truly Global - 2019/07/16

    Today on the GFSI Experts Series, we meet Cor Groenveld, Market Development Director at FSSC 22000, one of the fastest-growing GFSI-recognised CPOs. Cor supported the development of the FSSC 22000 programme and has served on technical committees at ISO and GFSI, so is well-placed to explain the benefits of GFSI recognition.

    Today on the GFSI Experts Series, we meet Cor Groenveld, Market Development Director at FSSC 22000, one of the fastest-growing GFSI-recognised CPOs. Cor supported the development of the FSSC 22000 programme and has served on technical committees at ISO and GFSI, so is well-placed to explain the benefits of GFSI recognition.

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  • A Productive Public-Private Partnership in Argentina: Two Years of Collaboration between GFSI and MINAGRO - 2019/07/09

    In 2017, GFSI launched a public-private partnership with Argentina's Ministry of Agroindustry (MINAGRO) to help build food safety capability in the country. We ask Andrés Murchison, Secretary of Food and Bioeconomy at MINAGRO, and Ana Vera, Co-Chair of the GFSI South Latin America Local Group, for an update on this partnership.

    In 2017, GFSI launched a public-private partnership with Argentina's Ministry of Agroindustry (MINAGRO) to help build food safety capability in the country. We ask Andrés Murchison, Secretary of Food and Bioeconomy at MINAGRO, and Ana Vera, Co-Chair of the GFSI South Latin America Local Group, for an update on this partnership.

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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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  • Champion Petfoods Food Safety System - A Journey, not a Destination - 2019/08/06

    The recipients of the first-ever GFSI Global Markets Award, sponsored by greenfence, are back to give readers an update on their journey, what they've been up to since winning the award and where they are now. From his perspective as part of the GFSI Awards family, Gayan encourages others to take a leap and apply for the 2020 edition of the Awards.

    The recipients of the first-ever GFSI Global Markets Award, sponsored by greenfence, are back to give readers an update on their journey, what they've been up to since winning the award and where they are now. From his perspective as part of the GFSI Awards family, Gayan encourages others to take a leap and apply for the 2020 edition of the Awards.

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  • Why Food Safety Is High Priority for Africa - 2019/08/01

    In this blog post, guest contributor Martha Byanyima of COMESA offers her thoughts on the potential outcomes of AfCFTA and its relevance for the food industry. Inspired by her participation at the G2B meeting in Nice, she has embarked on a mission to build food safety capacity in the region from the ground up. Read her post to see how GFSI is helping African companies to adapt to their increasingly interconnected supply chain.

    In this blog post, guest contributor Martha Byanyima of COMESA offers her thoughts on the potential outcomes of AfCFTA and its relevance for the food industry. Inspired by her participation at the G2B meeting in Nice, she has embarked on a mission to build food safety capacity in the region from the ground up. Read her post to see how GFSI is helping African companies to adapt to their increasingly interconnected supply chain.

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