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nice, France
25th-28th
February 2019
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Brand Owners Require a Single, Industry-Wide View of Supply-Chain Data

As consumers select fresh, prepared, and packaged groceries, some of the world’s most familiar brands are giving way to a growing preference for items that shoppers know to be from trusted sources, regardless of brand equity. Customers expect brand owners to not only know what is in each item; they expect the brand owner to know exactly when and where food ingredients originated.

As consumers select fresh, prepared, and packaged groceries, some of the world’s most familiar brands are giving way to a growing preference for items that shoppers know to be from trusted sources, regardless of brand equity. Customers expect brand owners to not only know what is in each item; they expect the brand owner to know exactly when and where food ingredients originated.

Same Goal, New Path: Managing Food Safety in an International but Locally Focused Company Like Danone

Imagine being one of the world’s top food producers focusing on health-driven “categories”: Early Life Nutrition, Medical Nutrition, Water, and Dairy… Imagine that most of your products are community-relevant, tailored to the local culture and expectations of the 130 countries they’re distributed in… Imagine that for some of your customers – babies, patients with a medical condition – the food you produce can constitute 100% of their diet for at least a week… That’s the case for Danone. And that’s why food safety is the very foundation of our mission.

Imagine being one of the world’s top food producers focusing on health-driven “categories”: Early Life Nutrition, Medical Nutrition, Water, and Dairy… Imagine that most of your products are community-relevant, tailored to the local culture and expectations of the 130 countries they’re distributed in… Imagine that for some of your customers – babies, patients with a medical condition – the food you produce can constitute 100% of their diet for at least a week… That’s the case for Danone. And that’s why food safety is the very foundation of our mission.

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  • GFSI Invites Stakeholders to Celebrate World Food Safety Day and GFSI’s 20th Birthday - 2019/04/18

    GFSI warmly welcomes all stakeholders to join us in celebrating two landmark food safety events: GFSI’s 20th Birthday and the first annual World Food Safety Day. You can help us increase awareness of these near-concurrent milestones by participating in a year of collaborative projects, culminating at the GFSI Conference 2020 in Seattle.

    GFSI warmly welcomes all stakeholders to join us in celebrating two landmark food safety events: GFSI’s 20th Birthday and the first annual World Food Safety Day. You can help us increase awareness of these near-concurrent milestones by participating in a year of collaborative projects, culminating at the GFSI Conference 2020 in Seattle.

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  • Food Safety Matters Podcast Features Voices from the GFSI Conference - 2019/04/11

    GFSI is the star of the show on a recent episode of Food Safety Matters, a podcast produced by the leading industry publication Food Safety Magazine. Tune in for an engaging recap of this year's conference — highlights, memorable moments and key takeaways — with a teaser for the GFSI Conference 2020 in Seattle.

    GFSI is the star of the show on a recent episode of Food Safety Matters, a podcast produced by the leading industry publication Food Safety Magazine. Tune in for an engaging recap of this year's conference — highlights, memorable moments and key takeaways — with a teaser for the GFSI Conference 2020 in Seattle.

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  • The Executive Summary is Out! Get Insights and Takeaways from the GFSI Conference - 2019/03/28

    We are delighted to share the Executive Summary of the 2019 GFSI Conference, an open-access document designed to benefit everyone interested in advancing food safety. Relive the some of the key moments from the GFSI Conference plenaries with comprehensive summaries that pull key points and quotable moments from every talk, along with actionable takeaways that you can begin implementing today.

    We are delighted to share the Executive Summary of the 2019 GFSI Conference, an open-access document designed to benefit everyone interested in advancing food safety. Relive the some of the key moments from the GFSI Conference plenaries with comprehensive summaries that pull key points and quotable moments from every talk, along with actionable takeaways that you can begin implementing today.

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  • Importance of Managing Risk in Food Supply Chains - 2019/04/12

    SGS hosted a special session at the GFSI Conference 2019 in Nice, looking at safe food supply and risk mitigation in global supply chains. To introduce this session, SGS revealed the results of its 2018 survey into current food supply chain industry practices.

    SGS hosted a special session at the GFSI Conference 2019 in Nice, looking at safe food supply and risk mitigation in global supply chains. To introduce this session, SGS revealed the results of its 2018 survey into current food supply chain industry practices.

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  • Open Lab: Creating a New Policy Proposal System Through Public-private Partnership - 2019/04/09

    After he spoke in the opening plenary at the GFSI Conference 2019, we interviewed Mr. Ikko Watanabe of Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to gain further insights on “Open Lab”, which he presented as a public-private partnership framework that challenges the weaknesses of the conservative government agency.

    After he spoke in the opening plenary at the GFSI Conference 2019, we interviewed Mr. Ikko Watanabe of Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to gain further insights on “Open Lab”, which he presented as a public-private partnership framework that challenges the weaknesses of the conservative government agency.

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  • The Consumer Beliefs Conundrum - 2019/04/08

    Consumer behaviour in respect to the food they eat has been changed forever and the pace of this change continues to increase. In order to future-proof our industry and evolve with the times we need to find the balance between what the consumer wants and what we can realistically achieve.

    Consumer behaviour in respect to the food they eat has been changed forever and the pace of this change continues to increase. In order to future-proof our industry and evolve with the times we need to find the balance between what the consumer wants and what we can realistically achieve.

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