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.

Better cooperation in the chain: take that first step yourself

Better cooperation in the chain: take that first step yourself

1/26/2021

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

12/21/2020

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

11/26/2020

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

10/29/2020

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

9/28/2020

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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The benefits – and challenges – of webinars

The benefits – and challenges – of webinars

8/25/2020

The coronavirus and social distancing, as we have noted in this blog before, has given a boost to digitisation, including the digitisation of our services. Four webinars th...

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Feed sector doesn’t need antibiotics

Feed sector doesn’t need antibiotics

7/28/2020

In more and more countries, the use of antibiotics is facing pressure. It has been banned in the European Union since 2006.

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You can never fool all people all the time

You can never fool all people all the time

6/29/2020

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 remin...

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Are online audits the future?

Are online audits the future?

5/28/2020

With certified companies in every corner of the world, online tools have been indispensable for a well-functioning certification scheme for many years.

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Climate change and feed safety: the time to act is now

Climate change and feed safety: the time to act is now

5/6/2020

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...

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