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Public-private partnerships

  • La GFSI constituye por primera vez una asociación con el Ministerio de Agroindustria Argentino

    La Global Food Safety Initiative (Iniciativa Mundial de Seguridad Alimentaria, GFSI por sus siglas en inglés) se complace en anunciar el lanzamiento de un acuerdo público-privado con el Ministerio de Agroindustria Argentino.Ambas entidades han firmado una carta de intenciones para trabajar conjuntamente en un programa nacional de capacitación basado en el Global Markets Programme de la GFSI, así como para colaborar en eventos nacionales de seguridad alimentaria.

    La Global Food Safety Initiative (Iniciativa Mundial de Seguridad Alimentaria, GFSI por sus siglas en inglés) se complace en anunciar el lanzamiento de un acuerdo público-privado con el Ministerio de Agroindustria Argentino.Ambas entidades han firmado una carta de intenciones para trabajar conjuntamente en un programa nacional de capacitación basado en el Global Markets Programme de la GFSI, así como para colaborar en eventos nacionales de seguridad alimentaria.

  • 30 Institutions Come Together with GFSI in a “G30” of Food Safety

    Houston, 28 February –The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) yesterday hosted over 100 representatives from more than 20 countries and multilaterals organisations who gathered in Houston just ahead of GFSI’s 16th annual Global Food Safety Conference to discuss better collaboration for global public health outcomes. 

    Houston, 28 February –The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) yesterday hosted over 100 representatives from more than 20 countries and multilaterals organisations who gathered in Houston just ahead of GFSI’s 16th annual Global Food Safety Conference to discuss better collaboration for global public health outcomes. Countries such as Japan, China, Mexico, Canada, the UK and the United States of America had a strong presence at this second edition of the meetings, sending delegations from their food safety agencies.

  • A Paramount Partnership: How Codex Alimentarius and GFSI Collaborate to Promote Food Safety Standards

    In the field of global food safety, few organisations hold more sway than the Codex Alimentarius Commission. Guilherme da Costa, Chairperson of the Commission, and Mike Robach, Chairman of the GFSI Board of Directors, explain joint efforts between Codex and GFSI to spread food safety around the world, including the upcoming World Food Safety Day on 7th June.

    In the field of global food safety, few organisations hold more sway than the Codex Alimentarius Commission. Guilherme da Costa, Chairperson of the Commission, and Mike Robach, Chairman of the GFSI Board of Directors, explain joint efforts between Codex and GFSI to spread food safety around the world, including the upcoming World Food Safety Day on 7th June.

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

    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.

  • 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.

  • Conférence mondiale sur l'innocuité alimentaire 2018 : le partenariat public-privé sous les projecteurs à la conférence de presse du lancement

    La Conférence mondiale sur l'innocuité alimentaire, événement le plus important de l'année en matière de sécurité des aliments, a commencé hier à Tokyo au Japon. Sous l'égide de l'Initiative mondiale de la sécurité alimentaire (GFSI), cet événement a rassemblé 1 200 délégués de l'industrie alimentaire venus de 52 pays pour discuter des questions et tendances les plus importantes concernant la sécurité des aliments. Immédiatement avant l'ouverture de l'assemblée plénière, la conférence de presse qui s'est tenue cette année a eu pour sujet principal les partenariats entre le secteur public et le secteur privé. 

    La Conférence mondiale sur l'innocuité alimentaire, événement le plus important de l'année en matière de sécurité des aliments, a commencé hier à Tokyo au Japon. Sous l'égide de l'Initiative mondiale de la sécurité alimentaire (GFSI), cet événement a rassemblé 1 200 délégués de l'industrie alimentaire venus de 52 pays pour discuter des questions et tendances les plus importantes concernant la sécurité des aliments. Immédiatement avant l'ouverture de l'assemblée plénière, la conférence de presse qui s'est tenue cette année a eu pour sujet principal les partenariats entre le secteur public et le secteur privé.

  • Eighteen Years of Acceleration. One Decisive Moment Ahead.

    After four years as director of GFSI, I am proud to be able to welcome the GFSI Conference to my home country for the first time during my term. From my director’s seat, I have watched GFSI grow at an unprecedented rate. We now work with more companies, governments, certification programmes than ever before, and an even larger group of stakeholders is eager to learn how they can become involved.

    After four years as director of GFSI, I am proud to be able to welcome the GFSI Conference to my home country for the first time during my term. From my director’s seat, I have watched GFSI grow at an unprecedented rate. We now work with more companies, governments, certification programmes than ever before, and an even larger group of stakeholders is eager to learn how they can become involved.

  • GFSI Announces New Senior Manager for the United States and Canada

    The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is delighted to welcome Rishi Banerjee as GFSI Senior Manager for the US and Canada. This represents a significant step in GFSI's ongoing strategy to further implementation at a regional level while advancing harmonisation at the global level. Meanwhile, the opening of this senior position dedicated to GFSI’s efforts in North America is a strong signal of the region’s importance in the advancement of food safety globally.

    The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is delighted to welcome Rishi Banerjee as GFSI Senior Manager for the US and Canada. This represents a significant step in GFSI's ongoing strategy to further implementation at a regional level while advancing harmonisation at the global level. Meanwhile, the opening of this senior position dedicated to GFSI’s efforts in North America is a strong signal of the region’s importance in the advancement of food safety globally.

  • GFSI envuelve la 2018 Global Food Safety Conference que ha batido todos los records en Tokio

    La 2018 Global Food Safety Conference terminó con éxito el 8 de marzo de 2018 consiguiendo una cifra record de delegados que se unieron al evento celebrado en el The Grand Nikko Hotel de Tokio, Japón. Organizada por medio de la Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) de The Consumer Goods Forum, esta ha sido la primera ocasión en la que el evento se ha llevado a cabo en Japón, contando con más de 1.200 delegados de la industria de los alimentos procedentes de 52 países y reunidos para debatir acerca de los temas más importantes y tendencias que existen dentro de la seguridad en los alimentos.

    La 2018 Global Food Safety Conference terminó con éxito el 8 de marzo de 2018 consiguiendo una cifra record de delegados que se unieron al evento celebrado en el The Grand Nikko Hotel de Tokio, Japón. Organizada por medio de la Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) de The Consumer Goods Forum, esta ha sido la primera ocasión en la que el evento se ha llevado a cabo en Japón, contando con más de 1.200 delegados de la industria de los alimentos procedentes de 52 países y reunidos para debatir acerca de los temas más importantes y tendencias que existen dentro de la seguridad en los alimentos.

  • GFSI Forms First-time Partnership with Argentinian Ministry of Agribusiness

    The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is pleased to announce the launch of a public-private partnership with the Argentinian Ministry of Agribusiness. The two entities have signed a Letter of Intent to work together on a national training programme based on GFSI’s Global Markets Programme, as well as collaboration on national food safety events. 

    The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is pleased to announce the launch of a public-private partnership with the Argentinian Ministry of Agribusiness. The two entities have signed a Letter of Intent to work together on a national training programme based on GFSI’s Global Markets Programme, as well as collaboration on national food safety events. 

  • GFSI Forms First-time Partnership with Mexican Government Food Safety Agency SENASICA

    Houston, 1 March – In a press conference at this week’s Global Food Safety Conference, an unprecedented public-private partnership was announced between the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and the Mexican National Service of Health, Food safety and Agro-Food Quality (SENASICA), the Mexican government agency responsible for the safety of fresh and minimally-processed food products.

    Houston, 1 March – In a press conference at this week’s Global Food Safety Conference, an unprecedented public-private partnership was announced between the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and the Mexican National Service of Health, Food safety and Agro-Food Quality (SENASICA), the Mexican government agency responsible for the safety of fresh and minimally-processed food products.

  • GFSI Kicks Off 16th Global Conference, Announces Its “G30” of Food Safety and More

    Houston, 28 February - The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) today held a press conference to launch the 16th Global Food Safety Conference, announce the release of a new edition of GFSI’s flagship Benchmarking Requirements and to share groundbreaking strides in public-private collaboration with a G30 of food safety.

    Houston, 28 February - The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) today held a press conference to launch the 16th Global Food Safety Conference, announce the release of a new edition of GFSI’s flagship Benchmarking Requirements and to share groundbreaking strides in public-private collaboration with a G30 of food safety.

  • GFSI Meets with Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs

    On 5th December 2018, the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) team had the pleasure of welcoming the People’s Republic of China’s Vice Minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs and his delegation to The Consumer Goods Forum headquarters in Paris. 

    On 5th December 2018, the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) team had the pleasure of welcoming the People’s Republic of China’s Vice Minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs and his delegation to The Consumer Goods Forum headquarters in Paris.

  • GFSI Participates in a Train the Trainer Programme in Laos Organised by the Asian Productivity Organization

    On December 10–14, GFSI was honoured to serve as a resource in a training-of-trainers programme conducted by the Asian Productivity Organization (APO), the Lao National Productivity Organisation and the Lao Department of Small and Medium Enterprise Promotion in Lao PDR.

    On December 10–14, GFSI was honoured to serve as a resource in a training-of-trainers programme conducted by the Asian Productivity Organization (APO), the Lao National Productivity Organisation and the Lao Department of Small and Medium Enterprise Promotion in Lao PDR. APO is a regional intergovernmental organisation operating for over 50 years to contribute to the sustainable socioeconomic development of Asia and Pacific through enhancing productivity.

  • GFSI schließt eine rekordverdächtige Global Food Safety Conference 2018 in Tokio ab

    Die Global Food Safety Conference 2018 ging mit einer rekordverdächtigen Anzahl an Delegierten im The Grand Nikko Hotel in Tokio, Japan, am 8. März 2018 zu Ende. Das Event fand erstmalig in Japan statt und wurde von der Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) des Consumer Goods Forum organisiert. Über 1.200 Delegierte aus der Lebensmittelindustrie aus 52 Ländern fanden sich zusammen, um die wichtigsten Fragen und Trends im Bereich Lebensmittelsicherheit zu diskutieren. Technologie, Innovation und die Zukunft der Lebensmittelsicherheit waren die Hauptthemen auf der Konferenz.

    Die Global Food Safety Conference 2018 ging mit einer rekordverdächtigen Anzahl an Delegierten im The Grand Nikko Hotel in Tokio, Japan, am 8. März 2018 zu Ende. Das Event fand erstmalig in Japan statt und wurde von der Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) des Consumer Goods Forum organisiert. Über 1.200 Delegierte aus der Lebensmittelindustrie aus 52 Ländern fanden sich zusammen, um die wichtigsten Fragen und Trends im Bereich Lebensmittelsicherheit zu diskutieren. Technologie, Innovation und die Zukunft der Lebensmittelsicherheit waren die Hauptthemen auf der Konferenz.

  • GFSI Turns 18 in 2018 | Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going

    In 2018 GFSI turns 18 years old. We’ve come a long way and achieved a great deal but we still have a lot to do. As we welcome in the New Year, let’s reflect on where we’ve been and where we’re going.

    In 2018 GFSI turns 18 years old. We’ve come a long way and achieved a great deal but we still have a lot to do. As we welcome in the New Year, let’s reflect on where we’ve been and where we’re going.

  • GFSI Wraps up Record-breaking 2018 Global Food Safety Conference in Tokyo

    The 2018 Global Food Safety Conference came to a successful close yesterday with a record number of delegates joining the event at The Grand Nikko Hotel in Tokyo, Japan. Organised by The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), this was the first time for the event to be held in Japan, with more than 1,200 food industry delegates from 52 countries gathering to discuss the most important issues and trends in food safety.

    The 2018 Global Food Safety Conference came to a successful close yesterday with a record number of delegates joining the event at The Grand Nikko Hotel in Tokyo, Japan. Organised by The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), this was the first time for the event to be held in Japan, with more than 1,200 food industry delegates from 52 countries gathering to discuss the most important issues and trends in food safety.

  • GFSI-recognised Certification Programme Achieves Full Government Recognition

    PARIS, 20 March – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) applauds CanadaGAP on achieving full government recognition. This recognition is a major public/private achievement and it comes as further reinforcement to what many food industry experts have reiterated time and again – that achieving certification to a GFSI-recognised certification programme puts operations in a good place to meet new government regulations.

    PARIS, 20 March – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) applauds CanadaGAP on achieving full government recognition. This recognition is a major public/private achievement and it comes as further reinforcement to what many food industry experts have reiterated time and again – that achieving certification to a GFSI-recognised certification programme puts operations in a good place to meet new government regulations.

  • GFSI, 도쿄에서 새로운 기록 세운 2018 국제식품안전회의 마무리

    지난 8일, 2018 국제식품안전회의(Global Food Safety Conference)가 성공적으로 막을 내렸다. 일본 도쿄의 그랜드 닛코 호텔에서 열린 이번 행사에는 사상 최대의 대표단이 참석했다. 국제소비재포럼(Consumer Goods Forum)의 국제식품안전협회(Global Food Safety Initiative, GFSI)가 개최하는 국제식품안전회의(GFSC)가 일본에서 열린 것은 이번이 처음이다. 올해는 52개국에서 1,200명이 넘는 식품업계 대표가 참석해 식품 안전과 관련해 가장 중요한 사안과 경향을 논의했다. 전체 회의를 통틀어 핵심적으로 논의된 주제는 ‘기술, 혁신 및 식품 안전의 미래’였다. 식품 안전의 발전을 위해 정부 규제 기관과 민간 부문 간의 협력 증대를 장려하고자 여러 핵심 발표가 나왔다.

    지난 8일, 2018 국제식품안전회의(Global Food Safety Conference)가 성공적으로 막을 내렸다. 일본 도쿄의 그랜드 닛코 호텔에서 열린 이번 행사에는 사상 최대의 대표단이 참석했다. 국제소비재포럼(Consumer Goods Forum)의 국제식품안전협회(Global Food Safety Initiative, GFSI)가 개최하는 국제식품안전회의(GFSC)가 일본에서 열린 것은 이번이 처음이다. 올해는 52개국에서 1,200명이 넘는 식품업계 대표가 참석해 식품 안전과 관련해 가장 중요한 사안과 경향을 논의했다. 전체 회의를 통틀어 핵심적으로 논의된 주제는 ‘기술, 혁신 및 식품 안전의 미래’였다. 식품 안전의 발전을 위해 정부 규제 기관과 민간 부문 간의 협력 증대를 장려하고자 여러 핵심 발표가 나왔다.

  • GFSI’s Voice at Codex: An Insider's Guide to the GFSI-CCFICS Partnership

    Fran Freeman chairs CCFICS, a Codex committee devoted to issues that arise when food crosses borders. She and Himanshu Gupta, a member of the GFSI Codex Committee, discuss the consensus-based approach of CCFICS and why it's so important for GFSI to have a voice within it.

    Fran Freeman chairs CCFICS, a Codex committee devoted to issues that arise when food crosses borders. She and Himanshu Gupta, a member of the GFSI Codex Committee, discuss the consensus-based approach of CCFICS and why it's so important for GFSI to have a voice within it.