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China Summit Reaches Tens of Thousands!

The 6th Annual GFSF China Summit on November 18 was a great success!  Between participants on site and those participating through video conferencing, the summit reached more than 30,000 people.  Please enjoy the Chairman’s Welcoming Address:  

GFSF China Summit is Approaching!

  Global Food Safety Forum 6th Annual Summit: Managing Global Supply Chains In New Trading Environment November 18 to 20, 2018 | ZhongJian Building, Beijing, P.R. China    

FoodOnline Highlights GFSF Summit November 18, 2018

Upcoming Education   Global Food Safety Forum 6th Annual Summit: Managing Global Supply Chains In New Trading Environment November 18 to 20, 2018 | ZhongJian Building, Beijing, P.R. China GFSF, a not-for-profit organization founded and managed worldwide by GIC Group, is hosting its 6th annual summit for the promotion of global food safety and exchange …

GIC in Partnership with SAC Group, Georgia

Contact: Rick Hogoboom                                                          For Immediate Release rick.hogoboom@gicgroup.com 301-799-0840 www. gicgroup.com www.sacgroup.ge GIC is pleased to announce its partnership with SAC Group, Georgia. We offer consulting, financial advisory, supply chain management, and risk mitigation services to corporate and public sector clients in the agro and biotech industries. Georgia is a global agricultural gateway. It offers …

Rescue Falling US Farm Commodity Prices with CCC?

Evidently, there is serious consideration underway to bring the Commodity Credit Corporation to the rescue of falling US farm commodity prices, especially soybeans.  The remedy is designed to be a buffer when there is a slack in demand. But there is no slack due to lower disposable income; there’s just an emerging trade war.  So …

White House Reorganization Proposal — Good News/Bad News

Yesterday’s White House reorganization proposal may be a good news/ bad news story. In the abstract, it may make sense to have a single Food Safety Agency within USDA. The potential drawbacks, however, could compound regulatory confusion more than resolve it. “We’ll be monitoring the issue,” said Nick Herrmann, GIC Director of Business Development, “but …

How Blockchain can Improve Food Safety in China’s Swine Industry

By Chih-Chieh Chang, Analyst GFSF   Situation In 2016, IBM, Walmart, and Tsinghua University in Beijing scaled up a pilot project to examine how blockchain can increase food traceability and transparency. Using IBM’s Linux Foundation blockchain-based Hyperledger technology, they found that blockchain can shorten the time to trace swine products’ information. For example, it would only …

GFSF Article Highlighted in FoodOnline

FoodOnline Guest Column | April 18, 2018  How Artificial Intelligence And Big Data Are Bolstering Food Safety  By Shijia Yao, Analyst, Global Food Safety Forum We’re all familiar with China’s past food safety issue with infant formula. But, past food safety events have taught many lessons for China, as well as the rest of the …

GFSF-CCIC PARTNERSHIP

GFSF-CCIC PARTNERSHIP GFSF (www.globalfoodsafetyforum.org ) and CCIC (http://www.ccic.com/web/static/catalogs/catalog_english/english.html) are proud to announce their collaboration for future food safety activities. Our collaboration will focus on activities underway in China for 2017-2018. CCIC is a leading inspection, certification, and testing service provider. Their inspection services include pre-shipment and consumer product inspection; certification services include product, management and …