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Building a Safer and More Progressive Food Industry Through Public-Private Partnerships

As our food network becomes more globalized and interconnected, we have seen a shift towards greater transparency and integrity as consumers are awakened to issues of food safety and traceability. With this has come a recognition that we cannot build a safer and more efficient food supply chain without the support of local and national public partners.

As our food network becomes more globalized and interconnected, we have seen a shift towards greater transparency and integrity as consumers are awakened to issues of food safety and traceability. With this has come a recognition that we cannot build a safer and more efficient food supply chain without the support of local and national public partners. Utilizing our collective resources, industry stakeholders and governments can work more effectively together to ensure that there are safeguards in place along the entire value chain, from origination to the end consumer.

How the World’s Top Food Brands Drive Food Safety

As 2017 draws to a close, our sights are set on Tokyo for the industry’s annual rendezvous for the advancement of food safety. The past few years have seen the world’s top food brands forge a bold path towards cultivating a global culture of food safety, providing leadership and expertise across the industry.

As 2017 draws to a close, our sights are set on Tokyo for the industry’s annual rendezvous for the advancement of food safety. The past few years have seen the world’s top food brands forge a bold path towards cultivating a global culture of food safety, providing leadership and expertise across the industry.

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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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  • How GFSI Recognition Enhances Global Market Access with CanadaGAP - 2019/07/02

    Canada has one of the most robust food safety systems in the world, but Canadian producers must demonstrate their safety to buyers beyond their borders in order to access the global market. That's where GFSI-recognised CPOs like CanadaGAP come in. Executive Director Heather Gale explains the benefits of GFSI recognition.

    Canada has one of the most robust food safety systems in the world, but Canadian producers must demonstrate their safety to buyers beyond their borders in order to access the global market. That's where GFSI-recognised CPOs like CanadaGAP come in. Executive Director Heather Gale explains the benefits of GFSI recognition.

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  • Saraya Co., Ltd. – Passing on Japan's Food Value Chain Know-how to Africa - 2019/05/16

    In developing countries, establishing a strong food value chain (FVC) — from production to processing, distribution to consumption — contributes significantly to the growth of agriculture, forestry, fisheries and the food industry. Recognising this importance, Saraya Co., Ltd. cooperated on a subsidised project with Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to develop African markets through the region’s food value chain.

    In developing countries, establishing a strong food value chain (FVC) — from production to processing, distribution to consumption — contributes significantly to the growth of agriculture, forestry, fisheries and the food industry. Recognising this importance, Saraya Co., Ltd. cooperated on a subsidised project with Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to develop African markets through the region’s food value chain.

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  • Aiming for Borderless Food Safety: A Step-Up Food Safety Management System from Japan - 2019/05/02

    At the end of October 2018, GFSI recognised the certification programme “JFS-C (EIV sector)” from Japan Food Safety Management Association (JFSM). We asked Mr. Tokuji Nishitani, President, Mr. Tetsuro Ohba, Secretary General, Senior Director of Technical Affairs and Mr. Masakazu Nakatani, Senior Director of Strategic Promotion, about the process for recognition, the plans for future activities and ambitions.

    SAt the end of October 2018, GFSI recognised the certification programme “JFS-C (EIV sector)” from Japan Food Safety Management Association (JFSM). We asked Mr. Tokuji Nishitani, President, Mr. Tetsuro Ohba, Secretary General, Senior Director of Technical Affairs and Mr. Masakazu Nakatani, Senior Director of Strategic Promotion, about the process for recognition, the plans for future activities and ambitions.

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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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