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Multi-stakeholder collaboration is the beating heart of GFSI. The initiative began as a collaboration among a select group of retailers, but it has grown to encompass everyone involved in keeping food safe, including academics like myself. At the first plenary of this year’s conference, I will represent the academic perspective among a diverse cast of speakers, all of whom represent important voices in the food safety conversation.

Multi-stakeholder collaboration is the beating heart of GFSI. The initiative began as a collaboration among a select group of retailers, but it has grown to encompass everyone involved in keeping food safe, including academics like myself. At the first plenary of this year’s conference, I will represent the academic perspective among a diverse cast of speakers, all of whom represent important voices in the food safety conversation. I hope to encourage industry delegates in the audience to keep the academic perspective in mind as they work towards the future of food safety.

Read more: An Academic Perspective on Food Safety: Why Industry-led Collaboration is Key to Innovation

Improving food safety is a never-ending story for organisations. How to create the favourable conditions of a positive and virtuous food safety culture within an organisation? Back in 2000, the year of the GFSI’s creation, “food safety” started a new kind of journey after several crises. At this time, the topic was still considered as a cost line more than a business foundation pillar by many food companies.

Improving food safety is a never-ending story for organisations. How to create the favourable conditions of a positive and virtuous food safety culture within an organisation? Back in 2000, the year of the GFSI’s creation, “food safety” started a new kind of journey after several crises. At this time, the topic was still considered as a cost line more than a business foundation pillar by many food companies.

Read more: Food Safety Culture Journey - What If "Culture" Was the Key Word?

When the boss says, “get me a blockchain strategy for food safety”, where do you start? But when you do, you will soon find yourself in unchartered territory, having to make career impacting commitments that are complex and costly and you’re likely not to be in control of the end game. Let’s talk.

When the boss says, “get me a blockchain strategy for food safety”, where do you start? But when you do, you will soon find yourself in unchartered territory, having to make career impacting commitments that are complex and costly and you’re likely not to be in control of the end game. Let’s talk.

Read more: Blockchain for the Many, No Longer for the Few

In November of 1919, Mr. Toichiro Nakashima founded Kewpie Corporation after discovering marmalade and mayonnaise during his stay as a trainee in the UK and USA. This led to the start of mayonnaise production in 1925. The business has since then grown and spread accross various categories. In this article, this major food manufacturer with a long history reveals the journey of how GFSI-recognised certification has spread among many factories including hardships leading up to this achievement.

In November of 1919, Mr. Toichiro Nakashima founded Kewpie Corporation after discovering marmalade and mayonnaise during his stay as a trainee in the UK and USA. This led to the start of mayonnaise production in 1925. The business has since then grown and spread accross various categories. In this article, this major food manufacturer with a long history reveals the journey of how GFSI-recognised certification has spread among many factories including hardships leading up to this achievement.

Read more: Kewpie Corporation - Behind the Scenes of Acquiring 94 GFSI Recognised Certifications

Data digitalisation is becoming a vital part of our food safety world. It seems inevitable. Companies in the modern food chain are rushing in head first. It’s worth pausing to demystify the digital buzz, though. Thanks to innovative data technologies, we have a wealth of valuable information at our fingertips.

Data digitalisation is becoming a vital part of our food safety world. It seems inevitable. Companies in the modern food chain are rushing in head first. It’s worth pausing to demystify the digital buzz, though. Thanks to innovative data technologies, we have a wealth of valuable information at our fingertips.

Read more: Everyone Wants to Go Digital – An Attempt to Demystify the Digital Buzz

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