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GFSI Conference
nice, France
25th-28th
February 2019
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GFSI: “Safe food for consumers everywhere” - The food world’s biggest story of technical cooperation

If you were working in food safety in the ‘90s, you will remember a series of high-profile international food safety crises. Audit fatigue was prevalent within the industry as retailers and brand manufacturers audited factories against their own standards, developed in isolation and with no consideration of convergence. Fast forward to 2014... 

If you were working in food safety in the ‘90s, you will remember a series of high-profile international food safety crises. Audit fatigue was prevalent within the industry as retailers and brand manufacturers audited factories against their own standards, developed in isolation and with no consideration of convergence. Your professional contacts may have been limited to the people you worked with, your personal network may have stemmed from your university days. Fast forward to 2014 and you have your Linked-In groups, access to countless news feeds and your web browser will answer any question you can think of. You may also participate in the unique, neutral platform called the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). Following 14 years of steady growth and achievement, it can rightly claim to be the biggest example of technical cooperation in one of the world’s biggest industries...

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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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Latest Blog Posts

  • 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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