About GFSF

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GFSF serves as an industry platform to help improve food safety in the Asian market. This blog offers the most up-to-date news on Asia's food safety events.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Pathogens/ Prevention/ Prerequisites

Every day there's a new stat on coronavirus news, but where’s the news on tightening food safety surveillance and compliance?

With no news on the food safety side of it, GFSF plans to make some.

Coming soon—a GFSF hosted interactive session online with Chinese and international experts on food safety technologies and the 3 P’s—Pathogens/ Prevention/ Prerequisites for food safety measures.Pa

Friday, January 31, 2020

2019nCoV and Food Safety

The CDC Summary on-line explains that the 2019nCoV in Wuhan most likely originated in a large seafood and live animal market. Now, it’s a global contagion transmitted person to person and the focus is on medical remedies. But where’s the focus on the core issue— food safety surveillance and compliance? That’s our focus at GFSF!! 

Friday, January 17, 2020

GFSF Works to Reduce Risk of ASF in China

With ASF (African Swine Fever) still a high concern, China has lowered tariffs on frozen pork; 16 new country approvals as suppliers of meat/pork products – but how to reduce future risk?  
GFSF is working with much needed detection and surveillance technologies to regain consumer confidence. 

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

China's Food Safety Forum Focus

Great news to see China's Belt and Road Eco-Agriculture and Food Safety Forum focusing this year on new technologies for food safety tracing and e-commerce, the fastest growing retail grocery sector.  It’s all part of China’s Food Safety Week, organized by the State Council’s division for “international trade”—irony in the name perhaps but spot on.  Global food safety is dependent on open trading systems!!

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Horns of a Dilemma #7

Over 1 million swine have reportedly been culled in China due to ASF (African Swine Fever). Despite potential boon for US pork producers, American vets fear ASF spreading to the US. Just when food safety and supply chain concerns are mounting, global coordination is stymied.