Managing Director of GMP+ International Johan den Hartog shares his feed safety vision with the GMP+ community on a monthly basis via his blog. With more than extensive experience in the sector, he knows better than anyone what is going on.
He writes about his visits worldwide to spread the mission of GMP+ International - Feed Safety Worldwide, responds to current events in the world and shares his experience through his blogs. The blogs of recent years can be read here.
US President Abraham Lincoln once said: ‘You can fool all people some of the time and some people all the time. But you can never fool all people all the time.’ I was reminded of that quote when I recently read an article about the cheating affair at Volkswagen.Read more
Scientists agree: changes in global temperature have negative effects on food safety. As a feed sector, we must be prepared for this and be open to innovations and new ways of working.Read more
Everyone in the world must have access to safe food. That is why every company in the animal feed chain must commit itself to safe feed.Read more
It took them over four years, but in November the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) at last published their report about the expert meeting on feed safety that took place in May of 2015.Read more
Among certified companies and other schemes there sometimes is some confusion about the role of (other) scheme holders. Some companies see the scheme holder as the ‘authority’ that enforces rules. Some safety schemes see fellow scheme holders as competitors.Read more
In my blogs I try to convey the themes that are important to GMP+ International as clearly as possible. But in some cases, I talk to someone and think: 'Exactly! I could not have said it better!'Read more