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31 Jan, 2019, 21:07 GMT Australia and New Zealand Create a GFSI Local Group to Elevate Food Safety and Consumer Trust

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is pleased to announce the formation of a Local Group in Australia and New Zealand as part of its regional...


28 May, 2018, 13:03 BST Official Launch: GFSI Global Markets Awards Now Open for Applications

If you're an SME, it's time to showcase your commitment to delivering safe food to consumers everywhere The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is...


09 Mar, 2018, 09:17 GMT GFSI Wraps up Record-breaking 2018 Global Food Safety Conference in Tokyo

The 2018 Global Food Safety Conference came to a successful close on 8th March, 2018 with a record number of delegates joining the event at The Grand ...


07 Mar, 2018, 09:00 GMT GFSI Recognises Excellence in Food Safety With its Global Market Awards 2018

Four companies, Nuts and Legumes Co. (Pakistan), Plantation Industries Limited (Nigeria), Fuji Foods Co. Ltd. (Japan) and ASOCIACIONES...


06 Mar, 2018, 07:45 GMT 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...


06 Mar, 2018, 07:39 GMT Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Announces Global Partnership With International Finance Corporation

Partnership aims to enhance environmental and social performance in emerging markets' food and drink industries Part of GFSI's objective to...


06 Mar, 2018, 07:18 GMT Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Signs Partnership With Chilean Food Safety and Quality Agency, ACHIPA

New partnership confirmed by the Chilean Ministry of Agriculture GFSI and ACHIPA will collaborate to advance food safety and progress at a regional...


06 Mar, 2018, 07:03 GMT GFSI Unveils its New Benchmarking Requirements, Strengthening FMCG Supply Chains

Global Food Safety Initiative reveals new Benchmarking Requirements, Version 7.2, covering the whole supply chain and focussing on improving auditor...


06 Mar, 2018, 07:00 GMT 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...


07 Feb, 2018, 23:17 GMT 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)...


31 Oct, 2017, 08:17 GMT GFSI Launches its Global Markets Awards 2018; Celebrates Successes in Food Safety Capability Building

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is pleased to announce the launch of its Global Markets Awards 2018. For this second edition, the Awards...


29 Sep, 2017, 08:37 BST 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...


27 Sep, 2017, 08:07 BST 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...


21 Sep, 2017, 19:41 BST Peer-reviewed Research Publication Gives a Big Nod to GFSI's Collective Industry Achievements

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) has been the subject of a freshly-published, peer-reviewed research paper in the Journal of Food Protection...


03 Mar, 2017, 08:23 GMT Trust, Transparency and Technology Sets the Stage at the 2017 Global Food Safety Conference

The 16th annual global food safety conference proved to be record-breaking on several dimensions. Nearly 1200 delegates from 54 countries trekked to...


28 Feb, 2017, 19:50 GMT GFSI Kicks Off 16th Global Food Safety Conference, Announces Its "G30" Of Food Safety And Releases A Publication Set To Impact Global Food Supply Chains

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) today held a press conference to launch the 16th Global Food Safety Conference, announce the release of a...


30 Jan, 2017, 15:30 GMT GFSI Launches Its First Ever Awards; Winner Recognised at Top Food Safety Conference

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is celebrating continuous improvement in food safety systems with a new award launched ahead of the Global...


21 Dec, 2016, 19:07 GMT 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,...


15 Jun, 2016, 16:30 BST UNIDO and GFSI Sign MoU to Solidify Strategic Partnership for Food Safety Capability Building

Today amidst a gathering of the world's consumer goods industry leaders at the CGF Global Summit in South Africa, the United Nations Industrial...