Rentokil Initial joined 2016 Global Food Safety Initiative conference
BERLIN, the February 29 to March 3 2016, the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) was bringing together 1,000 leading food safety specialists in Berlin for the 15th annual Global Food Safety Conference (GFSC). Food safety and industry experts from over 60 countries were working towards one goal: to make a change in the world and advance food safety globally. The conference addressed retail, manufacturing and food service representatives as well as international organizations, governments, academia, and service providers to the global food industry.
This year’s conference spanned hot topics including Big Data, crisis management, the future of food safety, and focused on the continuous efforts to harmonize trade standards worldwide. “The task has grown more complex - reducing food safety risks and managing costs in the supply chain, while developing capacity building efforts and facilitating knowledge exchange and networking,” said Mike Robach, newly appointed chairman of the GFSI board and Vice President of Corporate Food Safety at Cargill Inc., USA.
As one of the largest business services companies in the world，Rentokil Initial was the second time to become one of the key sponsors of the GFSI global conference. Alain Van Lidth De Jeude, Area/Regional Managing Director of Rentokil Initial, gave a professional speech on pest risks on food supply chain and introduce the indefatigable efforts Rentokil Initial made on food safety during the Induction Session.
Rentokil Initial set up booth in exhibition area and the whole team networked with the food safety and industry experts by introducing company latest technical innovations, demonstrating Rentokil Initial’s consistence high-quality service spirit. Rentokil Initial also delivered the message that would always partner with enterprise in food safety management, especially for the challenge of group and supply chain, with data analysis and advanced business service experience.
In March 3rd morning Rentokil Initial held a Special session, the Rentokil Initial global technology expert group introduced the PestConnect, MyRentokil, HygieneConnect and other new innovative technologies, shared the pest “big data” and the research results in food industry, which shows Rentokil Initial strong capability in the technical and scientific data, support us to lead the industry and to ensure food safety.