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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

GFSI Opens New Public Consultation on Securing the Future of Food Safety Auditors

New Set of GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Will Look to Help Ensure Trust in Food Safety Auditors and Increase Recognition of this Vital Role in Securing Safe Food for People Everywhere
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PARIS, April 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, is pleased to announce the launch of a consultation on a new proposed approach to food safety auditors’ qualification, training and ongoing Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

SCS Global Services Deploys RizePoint Platform to Seamlessly Administer & Share GLOBALG.A.P. Audits

SCS Adopts RizePoint’s Best-in-Class Solution to Collect & Analyze Audit Data & Drive Efficient Corrective Action Process for Clients
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SALT LAKE CITY, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ — SCS Global Services (SCS) — an internationally recognized third-party certifier of food quality, safety, and sustainability claims — has partnered with RizePoint — a technology leader in the food safety, quality management, compliance, and social responsibility space — to streamline third-party audits and compliance management processes.

New GFSI Podcast Series to Explore Food Safety, Industry Action and Multi-Stakeholder Dialogues

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PARIS, January 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ – 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.

Tetra Pak Research Study Reveals Food Safety-Environment Dilemma Fostered by COVID-19 Pandemic

Tetra Pak today unveils findings from its global research study, in partnership with Ipsos, showing that food safety is a major issue for society.
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  1. Food safety is a major issue for society, according to more than two-thirds of the respondents
  2. Concern for the environment is substantially ahead of everything else, except COVID
  3. Globally, 77% of consumers see food waste as a key challenge
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  1. Food safety is a major issue for society, according to more than two-thirds of the respondents
  2. Concern for the environment is substantially ahead of everything else, except COVID
  3. Globally, 77% of consumers see food waste as a key challenge

Mitigating Coronavirus Risks in Food Processing and Handling Facilities

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By Heena Patel, SCS Global Services

With the food industry on the frontlines of the Covid-19 pandemic, mitigating risk of exposure to the coronavirus in the workplace is crucial. Companies involved in every part of the food supply chain – from food production and processing to handling, distribution and retail – are stepping up to do their part.

Happy International School Meals Day

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The challenge
In Russia, the milk and dairy products consumption level is decreasing. In 1989, the milk consumption level was 396 kg/capita/year. By 2016 it had decreased to 236 kg. Many children do not get the nutrition that they need. Calcium consumption is only half of the reference intake.  Funding for school feeding is also challenge and, in many cases, parents have to pay for school meals. 

SCS Global Services Now Offers FSSC 22000 Certification

Sustainability Expert Expands Its Comprehensive Suite of Food Safety and Quality Services
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., November 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – SCS Global Services (SCS) is pleased to announce that it has added FSSC 22000 certification, a complete food safety management systems certification scheme, to its comprehensive suite of professional auditing, training and support services for the food industry. FSSC 22000 is benchmarked to the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and is based on ISO 22000  and ISO 22002 standards, which provides global recognition and credibility. The robust framework addresses food safety risk management across the entire supply chain.

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