The Consumer Goods Forum has announced that it is implementing a new steering committee for its Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), which the company said will 'herald a reinvigorated approach to delivering its vision of "safe food for consumers everywhere"'.
The GFSI steering committee will operate according to a new governance model and rules of procedure, which will facilitate the delivery of the GFSI's three key objectives: harmonising and raising standards of food safety certification programmes; building food safety capabilities across the global food supply chain; and partnering with food safety regulators, NGOs and the wider food industry.
“This is an exciting time for the GFSI and we look forward to continuing our work with the global food safety community to deliver safe food for consumers everywhere," commented Erica Sheward, GFSI Director.
The process of appointing a new steering committee is underway and is expected to take four weeks.
The Consumer Goods Forum's GFSI Conference takes place in a virtual format from 23 to 25 March. More information is available here.
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