Global Food Safety Initiative

Reflecting on the 2022 GFSI Conference

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In the latest episode of the CGF Podcast, host Louise Chester speaks to Global Food Safety Initiative Director Erika Sheward to hear her reflections on the recent 2022 GFSI conference which took place in Barcelona. She shares some of the conference highlights, GFSI’s top priorities, including trust and capability building, and explains why the conference theme – "Delivering Impact for Safe, Sustainable Food" – is so crucial to the bigger conversation.

Leaders From 50 Countries Convene at GFSI 2022 to Deliver Impact for Safe Sustainable Food

The GFSI Conference returns in person for three days of dialogue and networking in Barcelona
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BARCELONA, Spain, March 31, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The first in-person GFSI Conference in two years closed this afternoon following three days of discussion around the theme of Delivering Impact for Safe Sustainable Food.

Global Food Safety Initiative Calls for Faster Action on Sustainable Development Goals

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PARIS & BARCELONA, Spain, March 29, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) today launches a campaign to collate the views of the food safety community on the action needed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals linked to food safety.

GFSI Podcast: The Role of Science & Technology in Food Safety

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In this episode, host Linda Okpala welcomes the new Chair of the Global Food Safety Initiative's Science & Technology Advisory Group, David Crean, as they discuss the importance of the academic community in ensuring safe food for people everywhere and what has motivated David to dedicate his career to food safety.

GFSI Welcomes the Return of the China Focus Day, As Regional Impact Takes Centre Stage

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BEIJING and PARIS, July 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Coalition of Action on food safety, Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI; the Coalition) is pleased to announce the return of the GFSI China Focus Day on 19th July 2021.

Food Safety Needs to Be Everyone's Business

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-- Written by Anne Gerardi, GFSI Senior Project Manager, The Consumer Goods Forum

An estimated 600 million people currently fall ill after eating contaminated food each year – and the global burden of foodborne diseases affects people of all ages, particularly children aged under 5 and individuals in low-income countries. Yet too often, food safety is only high on the agenda when there is a food crisis – which has to change.

Global Food Safety Initiative Appoints New Co-Chair to Lead Coalition of Action's Steering Committee

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Howard Popoola from The Kroger Company Will Join Roy Kirby at Mondelēz International as the SteerCo Leads

Tom Wiester from Starbucks Coffee Company Becomes New Vice Co-Chair

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Howard Popoola from The Kroger Company Will Join Roy Kirby at Mondelēz International as the SteerCo Leads

Tom Wiester from Starbucks Coffee Company Becomes New Vice Co-Chair

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