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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 […]
Food Industry Professionals Around the World Encouraged to Attend Major GFSI Conference to Advance Food Safety Press Release 02 Mar 2021 GFSI Conference Food Industry Professionals Around the World Encouraged to Attend Major GFSI Conference to Advance Food Safety Annual GFSI Conference from 23 – 25 March will bring together over 500 food industry leaders, government representatives, IGOs and food industry stakeholders from over 60 countries Food industry professionals across public and private sectors will reflect on an unprecedented 12 months and discuss solutions to shared challenges Event to take place virtually for first […]
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, […]
GFSI Meets with Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs News Update 14 Dec 2018 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, marking another key step in strengthening GFSI’s public-private partnerships.   Vice Minister, Dongyu Qu屈冬玉, was accompanied […]
Press Release 15 Jul 2014 GFSI Position Paper on Mitigating the Public Health Risk of Food Fraud PARIS, 15th July 2014 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is proud to release a paper on the position of the GFSI on Food Fraud mitigation. This work has been led by the GFSI Guidance Document Working Group(1) with the Food Fraud Think Tank(2), convened to further advance the food fraud mitigation topic.   […]
GFSI as the Key to Food Safety in Japan  by 2020 Target and Beyond Press Release 27 Sep 2017 GFSI as the Key to Food Safety in Japan by 2020 Target and Beyond Japan Focus Day draws 400 delegates under the theme of Local Implementation and Global Harmonisation GFSI receives unprecedented support from Japan government GFSI Japanese-language website launched   PARIS and TOKYO, 27th September 2017 – The Japan Local Group of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) has set themselves a target of 2020, when Tokyo welcomes […]
CEOs from Global Food Industry Giants to Gather at  GFSI’s 2017 Global Food Safety Conference Press Release 21 Dec 2016 Food Safety CEOs from Global Food Industry Giants to Gather at GFSI’s 2017 Global Food Safety Conference Under the theme of “Leadership for Growth,” seven CEOs “walk the talk” and demonstrate just how important food safety is in their business: Cargill, Danone, Ecolab, The Hershey Company, Mondelēz, Tyson Foods and Wegmans Food Markets.   The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) are working hard on what is […]
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 […]
Global Food Safety Conference 2018: Public-Private Partnerships in the Spotlight at Kick-off Press Conference Press Release 06 Mar 2018 Food Safety Global Food Safety Conference 2018: Public-Private Partnerships in the Spotlight at Kick-off Press Conference 1,200 delegates from 52 countries attend the Global Food Safety Conference 2018 in Tokyo, 5th-8th March, organised by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Key focus of this year’s press conference is the importance of Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) A series of key announcements set the agenda for the year ahead in food safety   TOKYO, […]
Press Release 03 Nov 2015 GFSI Embarks on Public-Private Partnership with China’s CNCA to Accelerate Food Safety Development BEIJING, 3 November 2015 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) today announces a new public-private partnership with the Chinese government as part of its commitment to leadership in driving food safety on the global, regional and local stage. China is a key link in the global food safety chain and the Chinese government have […]
Action on Food Safety to be Central Focus of GFSI Global Food Safety Conference 2018 Press Release 06 Feb 2018 Food Safety Action on Food Safety to be Central Focus of GFSI Global Food Safety Conference 2018 World’s biggest food companies to discuss advancing food safety and consumer trust at GFSI 2018 in Tokyo The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) aims to improve food safety through industry collaboration and knowledge sharing Senior representatives from Amazon, McDonald’s, Costco, AEON and Danone are just some of the speakers at Tokyo conference 5th-8th March Key […]
FSMA, Food Safety and Public-private Collaboration Discussed at Groundbreaking GFSI Briefings in D.C. Press Release 16 Nov 2016 FSMA, Food Safety and Public-private Collaboration Discussed at Groundbreaking GFSI Briefings in D.C. GFSI INDEPENDENTLY ACKNOWLEDGED AS MEETING OR EXCEEDING FSMA REQUIREMENTS PARIS and WASHINGTON, DC, 16th November 2016 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), powered by The Consumer Goods Forum, hosted two hundred industry and government leaders at briefings in Washington D.C. yesterday. Foremost on the agenda was the alignment between GFSI and FSMA in the marketplace. The discussions highlighted the […]
Press Release 04 Feb 2013 Food Safety Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Welcomes New Board Members PARIS, France, 4th February 2013 – Yves Rey, Chairman of the Global Food Safety Initiative Board of Directors and Corporate Quality General Manager, Danone, France announced today that three new Board members will join the GFSI Board of Directors, effective from January 2013.    The GFSI Board is delighted to welcome:  John Carter, Senior Director […]
Press Release 13 Jan 2015 Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Recognises SQF Scope Extension for Storage and Distribution The GFSI Board of Directors is pleased to announce that SQF has achieved recognition against the Guidance Document Sixth Edition for the scope of Storage and Distribution (J). This is in addition to the scopes for which SQF has already achieved GFSI recognition (AI, BI, C, D, EI, EII, EIII, EIV, F, L and M). […]
GFSI Launches Its First Ever Awards; Winner Recognised at Top Food Safety Conference Press Release 30 Jan 2017 Food Safety GFSI Launches Its First Ever Awards; Winner Recognised at Top Food Safety Conference PARIS and HOUSTON, 30th January 2017 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is celebrating continuous improvement in food safety systems with a new award launched ahead of the Global Food Safety Conference taking place in Houston next month. The award comes at a time when food businesses throughout the supply chain are looking to […]
Global Food Safety Conference 2018: Governments and Businesses Meet to Form Partnerships on Advancing International Food Safety Press Release 06 Mar 2018 Food Safety Global Food Safety Conference 2018: Governments and Businesses Meet to Form Partnerships on Advancing International Food Safety The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) held its third Government to Business meeting adjacent to the Global Food Safety Conference 2018 Government food safety regulators and officials met with the GFSI Board of Directors to discuss food safety issues and trends, as well as third-party certification Over 40 organisations representing 25 countries and 5 IGOs […]