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GLOBALG.A.P. International Newsletters:

Issue Highlights
February/March 2014 Microbial Risk Control Top Priority in Upcoming GLOBALG.A.P. IFA Standard Revision, localg.a.p. Livestock Launched in South Africa, G.A.P. Awards, Guatemala Invites GLOBALG.A.P. to Be Part of the National Solution, Romanian Farmers Welcome GLOBALG.A.P., GLOBALG.A.P. 2014: Upcoming Events, GLOBALG.A.P. Monthly Membership Highlight, GLOBALG.A.P. Media Partners
January/February 2014 Producer Profile: Tagum Agricultural Development Company Inc. (TADECO), Kenya-GAP Successfully Re-benchmarked for GLOBALG.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance Standard Version 4, National Interpretation Guideline Guatemala FV V4.0-2 Now Published, National Interpretation Guideline Mexico FV V4.0-2 Now Published, GLOBALG.A.P. Monthly Membership Highlight, GLOBALG.A.P. Media Partners
November/December 2013 Christmas with GLOBALG.A.P. Certification, Belgium and The Netherlands Continue to Drive GLOBALG.A.P. Innovation, GLOBALG.A.P. Board Approves Revision Process for IFA Standard Version 5, And the Winners Are! GLOBALG.A.P. Congratulates the
4 Winners of the G.A.P. Awards 2013, GLOBALG.A.P. Monthly Membership Highlight, GLOBALG.A.P. Media Partners
October/November 2013 New Member Joburg Fresh Produce Market, South Africa's Premier Food Hub, Endorses localg.a.p. & GLOBALG.A.P., GLOBALG.A.P. Receives First Endorsement of International Accreditation Forum (IAF), GLOBALG.A.P. Strives for More Social and Economic Sustainability in Spain, GLOBALG.A.P. Launches the First Farm Assurer Training in South Africa, GRASP National Interpretation Guideline for Madagascar Now Published, UNFSS Workshops in Philippines: Private and Public Sector Seek Joint Solutions to Facilitate Market Access and Promote Sustainable Development, GLOBALG.A.P. Welcomes New Director Operations Markus Philipp to the Cologne Team, GLOBALG.A.P. TOUR 2013: Upcoming Events, GLOBALG.A.P. Monthly Membership Highlight, GLOBALG.A.P. Media Partners
September/October 2013 AEON Japan Strengthens Brand through GLOBALG.A.P., First Combined Florida Tomato and GLOBALG.A.P. Audit, Retailers Focus on Food Safety and Food Security in China, Asia Fruit Logistica Evolves into Key Annual Event for GLOBALG.A.P., New Member Profile: ABC Research Laboratories, GLOBALG.A.P. Hosts Joint Accreditation Body Meeting with BRC and IFS, GLOBALG.A.P. TOUR 2013: Upcoming Events, GLOBALG.A.P. Monthly Membership Highlight, GLOBALG.A.P. Media Partners
August/September 2013 GLOBALG.A.P. TOUR 2013 – Introducing localg.a.p. in South Africa, India Embraces the GLOBALG.A.P. Aquaculture Standard, New Database Feature: On-farm Segregation Now Visible Online, SwissGAP – First GLOBALG.A.P. Resembling Scheme Benchmarked, NABCB in India GLOBALG.A.P.’s 35th Accreditation Body Worldwide, G.A.P. Awards 2013 – Application Phase Closed!, GLOBALG.A.P. TOUR 2013: Upcoming Events, GLOBALG.A.P. Monthly Membership Highlight, GLOBALG.A.P. Media Partners
July/August 2013 TOUR 2013 in Quito - Ecuador Moving toward Comprehensive Production Management with the GLOBALG.A.P. System, GLOBALG.A.P. Aquaculture Standard Opens Up Worldwide Markets for Vietnam Fish Producers, GLOBALG.A.P. New CPCC For Responsible Water Management Enter Trail Phase, National Interpretation Guideline V4.0-2 for India Now Published, FA-CAP China: Ozzy Organics Leads the Way to the First Farm Assurer Capacity Building Program in China, Farm Assurer Profile: Agricultural Production Safety, LLC – Helping California Growers Keep Their Fields Safe, Farm Assurer Profile: Crop Production Consultants – Meeting a Pressing Demand with Passion and Dedication, G.A.P. Awards 2013 – Application Phase Closed!, First Farm Assurer Training Successfully Completed in Argentina, GLOBALG.A.P. TOUR 2013: Upcoming Events, GLOBALG.A.P. Monthly Membership Highlight, GLOBALG.A.P. Media Partners
June/July 2013 GLOBALG.A.P. Board Appointments, GLOBALG.A.P. is Hiring!, TOUR 2013 in Israel - "GLOBALG.A.P. is Part of Our Policy.", Vinh Hoan Corp. - Building on GLOBALG.A.P. Aquaculture at Every Stage of Production, GRASP National Interpretation Guideline for The Netherlands Now Published, Three Schemes Re-benchmarked for GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V.4, GLOBALG.A.P. TOUR 2013: Upcoming Events, GLOBALG.A.P. Monthly Membership Highlight, GLOBALG.A.P. Media Partners
May/June 2013 Carrefour Argentina Supports GLOBALG.A.P. Platform, CBL "Sustainable Meat Initiative" as New GLOBALG.A.P. Add-On, Tucumán Kicks Off GLOBALG.A.P. TOUR 2013 Series, Think Global - Act Local 10 Years of Sustained G.A.P. Commitment in South America, Star Farm Pakistan - A GLOBALG.A.P. Farm Assurer Success Story, CNMPU - Certified Natural Meat Program of Uruguay Successfully Re-benchmarked for GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V.4, G.A.P. Awards 2013 - Calling all Producers!, GLOBALG.A.P. TOUR 2013: Upcoming Events, GLOBALG.A.P. Monthly Membership Highlight, GLOBALG.A.P. Media Partners
April / May 2013 GFSI Recognizes IFA & PSS; Lipman Produce, North America´s Largest Tomato Grower, Joins GLOBALG.A.P.; Troutlodge Inc. Spearheads Aquaculture Certification in North America; GLOBALG.A.P., ASC and GAA Agree to Work Together; MPS-GAP Successfully Re-benchmarked for GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V.4 Flowers & Ornamentals; G.A.P. Awards 2013 - Calling All Producers!; GLOBALG.A.P. Welcomes New Board Members, GLOBALG.A.P. TOUR 2013: Upcoming Events; GLOBALG.A.P. Monthly Membership Highlight
March 2013 Nigel Garbutt leaves GLOBALG.A.P., MéxicoG.A.P.: Now A One-Stop Solution for Mexican Producers, Four Schemes Re-benchmarked for GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V.4, First localg.a.p. Livestock Training in Africa, G.A.P. Awards 2013 - Applications Welcome, GLOBALG.A.P. TOUR 2013: Upcoming Events, GLOBALG.A.P. Monthly Membership Highlight
February 2013 FRUIT LOGISTICA Tradeshow, IPL to Introduce Automated Interface to the GLOBALG.A.P. Database, Lenta: “All our suppliers have GLOBALG.A.P. Certification.”, Australis Aquaculture Receives GLOBALG.A.P. Certification for Sustainable Farming in Vietnam, First localg.a.p. Training In Africa, GLOBALG.A.P. Solutions for Buyers, GLOBALG.A.P. TOUR 2013: Upcoming Events, GLOBALG.A.P. Monthly Membership Highlight
January 2013 Board Meeting, IPM Essen 2013 Horticulture Tradeshow, French Retailer Système U to Implement GLOBALG.A.P. Certification Requirements, Introducing SQSA - GLOBALG.A.P.'s First Aquaculture Farm Assurer, MexicoG.A.P. to be the Food Safety Choice for Avocado Producers, GLOBALG.A.P. to Conduct Benchmarking for Floriculture Sustainability Initiative, GLOBALG.A.P. Farm Assurer Trains Kenyan Ministry of Agriculture Officers, SwissGAP Re-Benchmarking with GLOBALG.A.P. Completed, GLOBALG.A.P. Participation at Fruit Logistica Including News Conference, GLOBALG.A.P. Committee Meetings, GLOBALG.A.P. TOUR 2013: Upcoming Events, GLOBALG.A.P. Monthly Membership Highlight
December 2012 First Four G.A.P. Award Winners, "All Farms Benefit from GLOBALG.A.P. Audits", Aquaculture Training for GLOBUS Counter Staff, Russia Joins List of Countries with GLOBALG.A.P. Certificates, First Aquaculture Certificates in Australia and Greece, GLOBALG.A.P. Committee Meetings, GLOBALG.A.P. TOUR 2013: Upcoming Events, GLOBALG.A.P. Monthly Membership Highlight
November 2012 New GLOBALG.A.P. Website!, Carrefour France - Contribution to Sustainable Consumption Policy, Pick n Pay Pledges Commitment to Food Safety and Welcomes localg.a.p., Success Story: B&S Grupo Exportador - Mexico Calidad Suprema, Wildeklawer Continues Commitment to GLOBALG.A.P., Multiexport Spearheads GLOBALG.A.P. Aquaculture V4 Certification, GLOBALG.A.P. Monthly Membership Highlight
October 2012 Marks & Spencer and GLOBALG.A.P. Share Standards, New Module for Responsible Water Use Developed, New Producer Toolkit for Microbiological Risks, New Animal Welfare Add-Ons for Broilers & Finishing Pigs, GLOBALG.A.P. SUMMIT 2012 in Madrid, GLOBALG.A.P. Monthly Membership Highlight
September 2012 Marine Harvest is Committed to Becoming GLOBALG.A.P. Certified Worldwide, Primaflor Becomes a GLOBALG.A.P. Member in 2012, The Agricultural Cooperative of Messi in Greece, GLOBALG.A.P. Board Update, GLOBALG.A.P. SUMMIT 2012 in Madrid, GLOBALG.A.P. Monthly Membership Highlight
August 2012 Spar Slovenia Has Future Plans to Work with More GLOBALG.A.P. Certified Suppliers, SA San Miguel Hopes to Develop GRASP Add-On, GLOBALG.A.P. Helps A.S.K.G.E. ARDAS Gain International Sales, Option 2 Certification Success: Agricultural Cooperative of Zagora at Pelion Mountain, Aquaculture Producers at VIETFISH 2012 Share that GLOBALG.A.P. Certification Improves Quality of Products
July 2012 Arava Export Growers Becomes a GLOBALG.A.P. Member, GLOBALG.A.P. Reaches Out to Aquaculture Consumers with New QR Code, GLOBALG.A.P. Community Shares Its Experiences: Humberto Canale
June 2012 Rimi Baltic Becomes a GLOBALG.A.P. Member, GRASP Awareness Raising Workshop Sponsored by Coopernic Group in Spain, AgrupaEjido Increases Its GLOBALG.A.P. Certifications to Cover 1,300 Hectares, The GLOBALG.A.P. Community Shares Its Experiences: Kelani Valley Plantations
May 2012 METRO Cash & Carry Bulgaria Arranges GLOBALG.A.P. Training for Suppliers, World's Largest Meat Company, JBS, Certifies Feedlots in Australia, McDonald's Europe Sponsors GLOBALG.A.P. Poultry Workshops in Brazil, The GLOBALG.A.P. Community Shares Its Experiences: Hortofrutícola Mabe

GLOBALG.A.P. North America Newsletters:

Issue Highlights
April 2013 Public Workshop Invitation/Announcement: IFA/PSS Fruit & Vegetables Training in San Diego, CA
September 2012 Public Workshop Invitation/Announcement: IFA/PSS Fruit & Vegetables Training in Anaheim, CA
August 2012 Press Release: GLOBALG.A.P. Continues to Monitor Salmonella Outbreak in Cantaloupe Melons
July 2012 Stakeholder Committee on Animal Welfare Progresses, FAO Representative to Share Transparency Goals at SUMMIT 2012, Introducing New Farm Assurer: Lighthouse Food Safety and Quality, Producer Highlight: Sargent Farms
June 2012 Major U.S. Retailers Accept IFA and PSS Standards, Consumer Aquaculture QR Code Now Available,  MexicoG.A.P. Accepted as an Equivalent Checklist, Join Us at the GLOBALG.A.P. SUMMIT 2012
May 2012 GFSI Re-benchmarking Updates, More Farm Assurers Come On Board, Join Us for the GLOBALG.A.P. SUMMIT 2012
April 2012 GFSI Re-benchmarking Set for April, Over 6,000 Pig Producers Added to the GLOBALG.A.P. IT Platform, Annual News Conference at the ESE in Brussels, GLOBALG.A.P. Offers Assurance Linking the Entire Supply Chain: Farm to Fork, Join Us at the GLOBALG.A.P. SUMMIT 2012
March 2012
Explaining U.S. Produce Certification Options, 2012 Aquaculture Packet Released, GLOBALG.A.P. North America Appoints Thomas Fenimore VP of Operations, Benchmarking Regulations Now Available
February 2012
United Fresh's Harmonized GAP as GLOBALG.A.P. National Interpretation Guideline Approved for U.S., More than 2 Million Tons of Certified Aquaculture in 2011, GLOBALG.A.P. Pushes Deeper Into Global Markets with localg.a.p. and Add-On Modules
January 2012
More Than A Thousand Ranches Certified Under GLOBALG.A.P. in 2011, IFA Version 4 Now Obligatory, Hershey Fruit and Vegetable Training, Compound Feed Manufacturing Standard Version 2.1 Published, Join Us on LinkedIn
 
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