Food Safety First – GFSI Conference Outlines The Challenge Facing Retail And CPG
From a food safety perspective, it's been a year like no other, and while this year's GFSI Conference took place in a virtual setting for the first time, the topics discussed therein were arguably more important than ever at this critical time.
Hosted by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), part of the Consumer Goods Forum, the conference, which took place from 23-25 March, is the leading international forum for retailers and consumer goods manufacturers to discuss food safety principles and plan future actions, and the title of this year's event, Rethink, Reset, Recharge, captured the mood that leading food safety professionals currently found themselves in.
The COVID-19 crisis has reshaped how everybody involved in the grocery landscape thinks about food safety, and those at the coalface, namely retailers and suppliers, will be the ones shaping a new future once the pandemic subsides.
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