GHI Congress on Food Safety and Security: 24 March 2019


The Global Harmonization Initiative (GHI) is an international non-profit network founded in 2004 to promote harmonization of global food safety regulations and legislation. Read more about GHI here.

GHI held its first World Congress to address the problem of differences in regulations between countries and scientifically unjustified food scares which lead to the destruction and/or refusal of safe food. Read more about the Congress here.

The GHI World Congress was a platform for presenting the most suitable assays for food safety assessments within different fields- chemistry and microbiology to genetic toxicology and genomics. Congress participants produced a declaration which calls for and establishes a target to change regulations based on available knowledge.

SAFE consortium is a GHI Supporting Organization.