With forward planning, effective communication and the right partners, responding to regulatory updates can fit within your existing business plan, thus achieving compliance in conjunction with new item launches, reformulations, redesigns, packaging updates and other competing priorities within the business plan.
The agreement confirms that GFSI and its benchmarked Certification Program Owners (CPOs) will make effective use of the IAF Multilateral Recognition Arrangement (MLA).
April 6, 2018
The International Accreditation Forum (IAF), Paris, and the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), a Silver Spring, Md.-based pillar of The Consumer Goods Forum, announced a new partnership as part of an ongoing strategy to strengthen collaboration for consumers worldwide.
The formal agreement outlines efforts to increase interagency collaboration, efficiency and effectiveness on produce safety and biotechnology activities, while providing clarity to manufacturers.
February 2, 2018
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Washington, D.C., and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Washington, D.C., formed an agreement aimed at making the oversight of food more efficient and effective by bolstering coordination between the two agencies.