GMP+ Blogs

Roland van der Post (Managing Director) shares his vision with the GMP+ community on a monthly basis via his blog.

Since September 2021 Roland took over the blog from Johan den Hartog (Business Development director). Roland share his experience through his blogs. The blogs of recent years can be read here.

Working together for knowledge-sharing

Working together for knowledge-sharing

28/06/2021

Achieving a GMP+ FSA certificate is a big step for companies. But there is a further task after that: raising or maintaining the knowledge levels of new and existing employ...

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Increased focus on and space for regional and cultural nuances

Increased focus on and space for regional and cultural nuances

27/05/2021

The GMP+ Feed Certification scheme is a worldwide scheme. But it would be an illusion to think that the implementation of a scheme – or feed safety management in general –...

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A plus for all-round assurance

A plus for all-round assurance

29/04/2021

It’s a well-known term in the feed & food industry: ‘Good Manufacturing Practices’, or GMP. People who are not yet familiar with GMP+ Feed Safety Assurance (GMP+ FSA) c...

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Dedication is not something you can capture in rules

Dedication is not something you can capture in rules

29/03/2021

Laws, rules and standards about safe animal feed are important and necessary. However, they have one drawback: they don’t necessarily change people’s “hearts & minds”....

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Updated scheme & faith in the future

Updated scheme & faith in the future

25/02/2021

Following years of preparation, we will be launching the updated GMP+ Feed Certification scheme on 1 March. The new scheme has been designed to be more accessible and give...

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Better cooperation in the chain: take that first step yourself

Better cooperation in the chain: take that first step yourself

26/01/2021

The animal feed sector has been committed to assuring optimum feed safety for decades. In recent years, responsible and sustainable working has also taken on greater import...

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Onwards together for Feed Safety Worldwide

Onwards together for Feed Safety Worldwide

21/12/2020

If 2020 has taught us one thing, it is that people, animals and the economy remain vulnerable. The world became acquainted with COVID-19, and African swine fever remained a...

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With better laboratory analyses, feed safety wins out

With better laboratory analyses, feed safety wins out

26/11/2020

Reliable laboratory analyses are crucial for a trustworthy feed chain, as well as to our shared ambition of Feed Safety Worldwide. Two years after the launch of our standar...

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Roadmap to a future-proof feed sector

Roadmap to a future-proof feed sector

29/10/2020

Recently FEFAC, the European Feed Manufacturers' Federation, published its Feed Sustainability Charter 2030. In it, FEFAC outlines five ambitions for the next decade: carbo...

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Why we want our strongest allies to be our strongest critics

Why we want our strongest allies to be our strongest critics

28/09/2020

With a community of over 18,500 companies dedicated to feed safety, it is easy to forget that there are thousands of other feed companies not certified for the GMP+ Feed Ce...

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