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GFSI to host webinar about public and private sectors teaming up for safe food


The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is hosting a special, one-off event on the role of public-private partnerships in securing food safety globally, in light of the coming edition of World Food Safety Day. Over the course of the 60-minute webinar, speakers will show how the public and the private sector are teaming up to reinforce capacities for a healthy tomorrow and talk about the importance of World Food Safety Day (7 June 2021).

Register today and get involved in the conversation on:

  • Exploring food safety worldwide after COVID and why cross-sector collaboration is a must.
  • How the public and private sectors can collaborate together, including for the 3rd World Food Safety Day.
  • Learning more about World Food Safety Day in 2021 and how to show your support.
  • Understanding Codex and how Codex supports safe food for a healthy tomorrow.
  • Understanding the role of GFSI and how GFSI is working with Codex and how GFSI's tools can help businesses to follow Codex standards, guidelines and code of practice.
  • Gaining insights on how the public and private sectors can work together further to reinforce food safety capacities, including the GFSI's Government-to-Business meetings and the strategic review of the GFSI's Global Markets Programme.

Speakers to include:

  • Erica Sheward, GFSI Director, The Consumer Goods Forum
  • Markus Lipp, Senior Food Safety Officer, FAO Food Systems and Food Safety Division
  • Sarah Cahill, Senior Food Standards Officer, Codex Secretariat
  • Maria Virginia Siebenrok, Head Food Safety and Quality, UN World Food Programme
  • Anne Gerardi, GFSI Senior Project Manager, The Consumer Goods Forum


Date and time:

11 March 2021 at 13:00-14:00 CET


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