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Press Releases

  • La GFSI forma por primera vez una sociedad con el Servicio Nacional de Sanidad, Inocuidad y Calidad Agroalimentaria de México (SENASICA)

    HOUSTON, 2 de marzo de 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- En una conferencia de prensa que se celebró esta semana en el marco de la Conferencia Mundial de Seguridad Alimentaria, se anunció una sociedad público-privada sin precedentes entre la Iniciativa Mundial de Seguridad Alimentaria (GFSI, por sus siglas en inglés) y el Servicio Nacional de Sanidad, Inocuidad y Calidad Agroalimentaria de México (SENASICA), la agencia gubernamental mexicana responsable de la seguridad de los productos agrícolas frescos y mínimamente procesados. Las dos entidades firmarán una carta de intención la semana próxima en la Ciudad de México para resaltar su compromiso con esta colaboración.

    HOUSTON, 2 de marzo de 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- En una conferencia de prensa que se celebró esta semana en el marco de la Conferencia Mundial de Seguridad Alimentaria, se anunció una sociedad público-privada sin precedentes entre la Iniciativa Mundial de Seguridad Alimentaria (GFSI, por sus siglas en inglés) y el Servicio Nacional de Sanidad, Inocuidad y Calidad Agroalimentaria de México (SENASICA), la agencia gubernamental mexicana responsable de la seguridad de los productos agrícolas frescos y mínimamente procesados. Las dos entidades firmarán una carta de intención la semana próxima en la Ciudad de México para resaltar su compromiso con esta colaboración.

  • La GFSI forma por primera vez una sociedad con el Servicio Nacional de Sanidad, Inocuidad y Calidad Agroalimentaria de México (SENASICA) (2)

    HOUSTON, 2 de marzo de 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- En una conferencia de prensa que se celebró esta semana en el marco de la Conferencia Mundial de Seguridad Alimentaria, se anunció una sociedad público-privada sin precedentes entre la Iniciativa Mundial de Seguridad Alimentaria (GFSI, por sus siglas en inglés) y el Servicio Nacional de Sanidad, Inocuidad y Calidad Agroalimentaria de México (SENASICA), la agencia gubernamental mexicana responsable de la seguridad de los productos agrícolas frescos y mínimamente procesados. Las dos entidades firmarán una carta de intención la semana próxima en la Ciudad de México para resaltar su compromiso con esta colaboración.

    HOUSTON, 2 de marzo de 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- En una conferencia de prensa que se celebró esta semana en el marco de la Conferencia Mundial de Seguridad Alimentaria, se anunció una sociedad público-privada sin precedentes entre la Iniciativa Mundial de Seguridad Alimentaria (GFSI, por sus siglas en inglés) y el Servicio Nacional de Sanidad, Inocuidad y Calidad Agroalimentaria de México (SENASICA), la agencia gubernamental mexicana responsable de la seguridad de los productos agrícolas frescos y mínimamente procesados. Las dos entidades firmarán una carta de intención la semana próxima en la Ciudad de México para resaltar su compromiso con esta colaboración.

  • La GFSI lanza sus primeros premios: el ganador será galardonado en importante conferencia de seguridad alimentaria

    PARÍS y HOUSTON, 30 de enero de 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- La Global Food Safety Initiative (Iniciativa Mundial de Seguridad Alimentaria, GFSI) celebra las mejoras continuas en los sistemas de seguridad alimentaria con un nuevo premio, presentado justo antes de la Global Food Safety Conference (Conferencia Mundial de Seguridad Alimentaria), que se celebrará en Houston el mes próximo.

    PARÍS y HOUSTON, 30 de enero de 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- La Global Food Safety Initiative (Iniciativa Mundial de Seguridad Alimentaria, GFSI) celebra las mejoras continuas en los sistemas de seguridad alimentaria con un nuevo premio, presentado justo antes de la Global Food Safety Conference (Conferencia Mundial de Seguridad Alimentaria), que se celebrará en Houston el mes próximo.

  • La GFSI lanza sus primeros premios: el ganador será galardonado en importante conferencia de seguridad alimentaria

    PARÍS y HOUSTON, 30 de enero de 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- La Global Food Safety Initiative (Iniciativa Mundial de Seguridad Alimentaria, GFSI) celebra las mejoras continuas en los sistemas de seguridad alimentaria con un nuevo premio, presentado justo antes de la Global Food Safety Conference (Conferencia Mundial de Seguridad Alimentaria), que se celebrará en Houston el mes próximo.

    PARÍS y HOUSTON, 30 de enero de 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- La Global Food Safety Initiative (Iniciativa Mundial de Seguridad Alimentaria, GFSI) celebra las mejoras continuas en los sistemas de seguridad alimentaria con un nuevo premio, presentado justo antes de la Global Food Safety Conference (Conferencia Mundial de Seguridad Alimentaria), que se celebrará en Houston el mes próximo.

  • Leveraging the Global Food Safety Initiative to Meet China Food Safety Challenges

    [Press Release] BEIJING, 3 November 2015 – Today over 400 top food safety executives from China and the rest of the world are gathered in Beijing for the 4th annual GFSI Focus Day China. One month after China’s new food safety law has come into effect, delegates are attending this event to find out how they can leverage GFSI to meet the challenge of food safety in food operations throughout China.

    [Press Release] BEIJING, 3 November 2015 – Today over 400 top food safety executives from China and the rest of the world are gathered in Beijing for the 4th annual GFSI Focus Day China. One month after China’s new food safety law has come into effect, delegates are attending this event to find out how they can leverage the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) to meet the challenge of food safety in food operations throughout China. This morning’s Opening Ceremony was the stage for three major food safety announcements.

  • MALAYSIA TO HOST TOP-RANKED GLOBAL FOOD SAFETY CONFERENCE

    • The Consumer Goods Forum GFSI Global Food Safety Conference 2015 convenes in Kuala Lumpur 3rd – 5th March
    • First time the world’s premium food safety event is hosted in Asia
    • Over 800 global delegates expected to attend

  • New free online tool to bolster small agribusinesses' competitiveness

    The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and the International Trade Centre (ITC) today launched a free public customized joint online application of the Global Markets Programme (www.standardsmap.org/mygfsi). It is designed to bolster the competitiveness of small- and medium-sized (SME) agribusinesses, enabling them to better access global markets and contribute to food safety.

  • New Global Partnership Formed Between the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI)

    The International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), a pillar of The Consumer Goods Forum, are pleased to announce a new partnership as part of an ongoing strategy to strengthen collaboration for the benefit of consumers worldwide.

    The International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), a pillar of The Consumer Goods Forum, are pleased to announce a new partnership as part of an ongoing strategy to strengthen collaboration for the benefit of consumers worldwide.

  • Peer-reviewed Research Publication Gives a Big Nod to GFSI’s Collective Industry Achievements

    GFSI has been the subject of a freshly-published, peer-reviewed research paper in the Journal of Food Protection. The paper’s results confirm the rationale behind the creation and ongoing development of GFSI, while demonstrating how this industry body is delivering on its goal to continuously improve food safety management systems in pursuit of safe food for consumers everywhere.

    GFSI has been the subject of a freshly-published, peer-reviewed research paper in the Journal of Food Protection. The paper’s results confirm the rationale behind the creation and ongoing development of GFSI, while demonstrating how this industry body is delivering on its goal to continuously improve food safety management systems in pursuit of safe food for consumers everywhere.

  • Stakeholders from around the world - and across the supply chain - share their stories of growth through GFSI

    Paris, 21 February – A family-run salt producer in Latin America, a fish processer in Asia and a retailer in Europe - what do these individuals have in common? They’ve all agreed to share their stories of how the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) has positively impacted growth for their company and their customers’ confidence in the safety of their products.

    Paris, 21 February – A family-run salt producer in Latin America, a fish processer in Asia and a retailer in Europe - what do these individuals have in common? They’ve all agreed to share their stories of how the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) has positively impacted growth for their company and their customers’ confidence in the safety of their products.

  • Study Shows Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Results

    ANAHEIM, Calif. – Feb. 26, 2014 – Sealed Air’s Diversey Consulting in collaboration with GFSI released today the preliminary results of a GFSI study that explores the efficacy and business impact of the implementation of GFSI recognized schemes. Conducted by Sealed Air, the ‘GFSI Efficacy Study’ preliminary results were presented during the Global Food Safety Conference in Anaheim, Calif. on Wednesday, Feb. 26.

  • THE CONSUMER GOODS FORUM STRENGTHENS LEADERSHIP TEAM WITH TWO SENIOR HIRES IN FOOD SAFETY AND SUSTAINABILITY

    The Consumer Goods Forum (the “CGF”) has appointed two new directors, strengthening its senior management team. Véronique Discours-Buhot joins as Director, Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) while Ignacio Gavilan has arrived as Director, Sustainability. In their new roles, Véronique and Ignacio will work with the wider Management Committee to define the strategic direction of the CGF, gather the necessary resources, and drive delivery of the strategy on behalf of its 400 members and in support of greater consumer trust and transparency. 

  • The Food Industry in China Steps Up to Food Safety Challenges With GFSI

    BEIJING, 12 JULY 2016 – Never before has the annual GFSI China Focus Day, now in its fifth edition, enjoyed such extensive support from national government in addition to the broad engagement from the private sector. This year marks the first-ever joint event with the newly-established China Food Safety Initiative (CFSI), which has benefited from the engagement of top local and global brands, as well as China national agencies.

    BEIJING, 12 JULY 2016 – Never before has the annual GFSI China Focus Day, now in its fifth edition, enjoyed such extensive support from national government in addition to the broad engagement from the private sector. This year marks the first-ever joint event with the newly-established China Food Safety Initiative (CFSI), which has benefited from the engagement of top local and global brands, as well as China national agencies including the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA), the Certification and Accreditation Administration of China (CNCA) and the China Nutrition and Health Food Association (CNHFA) - onboard with CFSI to drive food safety forward collaboratively.

  • The Food Industry's Flagship Food Safety Event Goes to Asia

    For the first time ever, the food industry's flagship food safety event, the Global Food Safety Conference (GFSC) goes to Asia. Many companies are increasing their operations in the ASEAN region. Meanwhile, the GFSI approach is increasingly becoming embedded in their sourcing strategies...

  • The Global Food Safety Conference Leads Industry in Tackling Future Challenges

    BERLIN, 1st March 2016 – This week, the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is bringing together 1,000 leading food safety specialists in Berlin for the 15th annual Global Food Safety Conference (GFSC). Gathered at the Intercontinental Hotel from Monday 29th February to Thursday 3rd March, food safety and industry experts from over 60 countries are working towards one goal: to make a change in the world and advance food safety globally. 

    BERLIN, 1st March 2016 – This week, the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is bringing together 1,000 leading food safety specialists in Berlin for the 15th annual Global Food Safety Conference (GFSC). Gathered at the Intercontinental Hotel from Monday 29th February to Thursday 3rd March, food safety and industry experts from over 60 countries are working towards one goal: to make a change in the world and advance food safety globally. 

  • The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Recognises GLOBALG.A.P. Aquaculture Scope Extension

    The GFSI Board of Directors is pleased to announce a new scope extension. The GLOBALG.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance scheme, Aquaculture has been successfully benchmarked by GFSI and has achieved recognition against the GFSI Guidance Document Sixth Edition. The document has been recognised against: Scope A II – Farming of Fish

  • The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Recognises PrimusGFS Scope Extension

    The GFSI Board of Directors is pleased to announce a new scope extension. The PrimusGFS scheme has been successfully benchmarked by GFSI and has achieved recognition against the GFSI Guidance Document Sixth Edition for Scope J - Provision of Storage and Distribution Services.

    The GFSI Board of Directors is pleased to announce a new scope extension. The PrimusGFS scheme has been successfully benchmarked by GFSI and has achieved recognition against the GFSI Guidance Document Sixth Edition for Scope J - Provision of Storage and Distribution Services.

  • The World’s Leading Voices on Food Safety Tackle Emerging Challenges at the GFSI Conference

    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.

  • Världens främsta experter inom livsmedelssäkerhet tar upp nya utmaningar vid årets GFSI-konferens

    Det globala livsmedelsinitiativet GFSI (Global Food Safety Initiative) är ett världsomspännande projekt för att utöka livsmedelssäkerheten och öka konsumenternas förtroende. Den 25-28 februari 2019 håller GFSI sin 18:e årliga konferens i Nice i Frankrike. Över 1 000 av de mest inflytelserika aktörerna inom den globala livsmedelsbranschen från mer än 50 länder kommer att närvara, inklusive såväl välkända återförsäljare, tillverkare och tjänstleverantörer som akademiker, tillsynsmyndigheter och konsumentförespråkare.

    Det globala livsmedelsinitiativet GFSI (Global Food Safety Initiative) är ett världsomspännande projekt för att utöka livsmedelssäkerheten och öka konsumenternas förtroende. Den 25-28 februari 2019 håller GFSI sin 18:e årliga konferens i Nice i Frankrike. Över 1 000 av de mest inflytelserika aktörerna inom den globala livsmedelsbranschen från mer än 50 länder kommer att närvara, inklusive såväl välkända återförsäljare, tillverkare och tjänstleverantörer som akademiker, tillsynsmyndigheter och konsumentförespråkare.

  • Version 7.1 of GFSI's Benchmarking Requirements Furthering Harmonisation

    Hot on the heels of February's publication of the new GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7, Version 7.1 is now being released to the GFSI community and the food industry at large. This collection of documents tailored for food safety certification programmes is continually being updated to reflect the latest changes in the marketplace and in new regulations relating to food safety. 

    Hot on the heels of February's publication of the new GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7, Version 7.1 is now being released to the GFSI community and the food industry at large. This collection of documents tailored for food safety certification programmes is continually being updated to reflect the latest changes in the marketplace and in new regulations relating to food safety.