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The Year Ahead for CGF China Blog 12 Apr 2021 Corporate The Year Ahead for CGF China In the Chinese Zodiac, the new year that started on 12th February is the Year of the Ox. The many qualities of the ox are believed to influence the year’s outcome: a symbol of hard work, positivity and honesty, the ox can bring long-awaited success and prosperity to 2021.    The Consumer Goods Forum’s team […]
Global Food Safety Initiative Starts New Chapter as CEO-led Coalition of Action Press Release 23 Mar 2021 Food Safety Global Food Safety Initiative Starts New Chapter as CEO-led Coalition of Action 33 CGF Members Join the All-New Coalition and Will Be Governed by New Steering Committee GFSI Becomes Eighth Coalition of Action Under the Stewardship of The Consumer Goods Forum   PARIS, 23rd March 2021 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today announced that the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI; the Coalition) is starting a new […]
New GFSI Podcast Series to Explore Food Safety, Industry Action and Multi-Stakeholder Dialogues Press Release 29 Jan 2021 Food Safety New GFSI Podcast Series to Explore Food Safety, Industry Action and Multi-Stakeholder Dialogues PARIS, 29th January 2021 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) today launches its all-new GFSI Podcast Series. The series will welcome food safety experts from across the spectrum of sectors and stakeholders that form part of the broader GFSI community to discuss the latest happenings in the world of food safety. The first episode, […]
Food Safety: Rethink, Reset, Recharge Podcast 29 Jan 2021 Food Safety Food Safety: Rethink, Reset, Recharge In this, the first episode in our new GFSI Podcast Series, “Food Safety: Rethink, Reset, Recharge”, we speak to Erica Sheward, Director of GFSI, who looks back on 2020 and the impact of COVID-19 on food safety, and looks ahead to all the new and exciting actions taking shape within GFSI. These include updates on […]
The View From 2023: How the Pandemic Helped Us Build the Next Generation of Safe Retail Blog 13 Oct 2020 Sustainable Retail Summit The View From 2023: How the Pandemic Helped Us Build the Next Generation of Safe Retail Fast-forward about three years. It’s late 2023. The pandemic of 2020 is behind us. The much-anticipated vaccine was successful, widely distributed, and we’re living in what is commonly known as “the new normal.” Most of that new normal is much like the old normal. We’re humans after all, and most of us didn’t like social […]
Virtual Knowledge Series 2020 – Executive Summary Publication 31 Aug 2020 Corporate Virtual Knowledge Series 2020 – Executive Summary
Statement: CGF Response to Covid-19 Press Release 20 Mar 2020 Corporate Statement: CGF Response to Covid-19 Protecting the health and wellbeing of people around the world has been a key strategic priority of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) for more than a decade. However, at no time since the CGF was founded have we found ourselves facing such a global health crisis. As such, our member companies are working around-the-clock to […]
Press Release 28 Feb 2020 Food Safety Changes in Board of Directors Structure Mark a New Era for the Global Food Safety Initiative The GFSI Board elects two Co-Chairs and two Vice-Chairs in a new, parity-based system of governance   SEATTLE, WA and PARIS, 28th February 2020 — The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), facilitated by The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), announced the results of its annual board election. The change in leadership structure marks a new era […]
20 Years of GFSI Video 26 Feb 2020 Food Safety 20 Years of GFSI GFSI turns 20 in 2020, offering a timely opportunity to take stock of the past two decades of food safety advancement with the Global Food Safety Initiative.
Happy Birthday GFSI! Video 26 Feb 2020 Food Safety Happy Birthday GFSI! On the occasion of GFSI's 20 anniversary, stakeholders from around the food industry wish the Global Food Safety Initiative a "happy birthday" and another 20 years of driving food safety forward!
Meet GFSI’s New Director: Erica Sheward Podcast 19 Dec 2019 Food Safety Meet GFSI’s New Director: Erica Sheward In the final episode of 2019, we sit down with the Global Food Safety Initiative’s (GFSI) new Director, Erica Sheward, who joined the CGF’s ranks just a few weeks ago. Erica shares her career journey so far, her unique perspective on the topic of food safety, and her plans to take the initiative forwards. Find […]
CGF Podcast: GFSI and the Future of Food Safety Podcast 29 Mar 2019 Food Safety CGF Podcast: GFSI and the Future of Food Safety The CGF Podcast series welcomes guests from inside and outside the organisation and membership to discuss challenges facing the consumer goods industry, the planet and its people.   The third episode in the series “GFSI and the Future of Food Safety” features Veronique Discours-Buhot, Director of the Global Food Safety Initiative, who gives listeners an insider’s perspective […]
Preparing for the Future of Food Safety: A Forward-Thinking GFSI Conference 2019 Press Release 28 Feb 2019 Food Safety Preparing for the Future of Food Safety: A Forward-Thinking GFSI Conference 2019 NICE, France, 28th February 2019 — The 18th edition of the GFSI Conference drew to a close this afternoon, after four days packed with insights, productive conversations and opportunities to connect. The event attracted over 1,000 delegates, who represented more than 60 countries and spanned the food industry, academia and the public sector, making it the largest event […]
GFSI Conference 2019 Roundup Day 2: Celebrations and Solutions Press Release 27 Feb 2019 Food Safety GFSI Conference 2019 Roundup Day 2: Celebrations and Solutions NICE, France, 27th February 2019 — While Nice reverberates with the activity of its famous Carnaval, the Acropolis buzzes with a different kind of festivity: the second day of the GFSI Conference. Always the busiest day of the event, Wednesday’s schedule included over a dozen topics and an awards ceremony and closed with the most anticipated social […]
GFSI Recognises Food Safety Pioneers for Global Markets Awards 2019 Press Release 27 Feb 2019 GFSI Conference GFSI Recognises Food Safety Pioneers for Global Markets Awards 2019 Winners from Africa, Asia, France and LATAM take centre stage in their journey towards a world-class food safety system Golden Sugar Limited, Ashfaq Brothers Eggs Traders, Patisserie Ballion and Alfa Argentina all received high recognition for their work in food safety. The Global Markets Awards intend to highlight the food safety journey of companies from […]
GFSI Conference 2019 Roundup Day 1: Many Voices, One Shared Goal Press Release 26 Feb 2019 GFSI Conference GFSI Conference 2019 Roundup Day 1: Many Voices, One Shared Goal After thirteen years abroad, the GFSI Conference has returned to its home country of France! Over 1,000 delegates streamed through the doors of the historic Nice Acropolis this morning, making the 2019 conference the biggest event GFSI has ever held in Europe. The diverse delegation represents multinationals and SMEs, retailers and manufacturers, research labs, regulatory agencies and everyone in […]