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.

Taking responsibility for biosafety

Taking responsibility for biosafety

3/30/2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) makes clear how disruptive infectious diseases can be for our society and economy. Feed industry companies previously received this unwelcome mes...

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Feed Safety as a driver for innovation

Feed Safety as a driver for innovation

2/25/2020

As Managing Director of an international feed certification scheme, I am well aware that companies from all over the world are GMP+ FSA certified.

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GMP+ FSA in 2020: more comprehensible and applicable for everyone

GMP+ FSA in 2020: more comprehensible and applicable for everyone

1/27/2020

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.

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FAO/WHO expert report affirms our mission

FAO/WHO expert report affirms our mission

12/19/2019

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 th...

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Against competition, in favor of coalitions

Against competition, in favor of coalitions

11/28/2019

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 ‘authori...

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Three essential lessons for a safe feed chain

Three essential lessons for a safe feed chain

10/31/2019

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 no...

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Feed safety is a team effort

Feed safety is a team effort

9/30/2019

Individual feed companies receive certificates for GMP+ Feed Safety Assurance (GMP+ FSA). But feed safety does not exist by virtue of the performance of individual companie...

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Anchoring the integrity of GMP+ FSA

Anchoring the integrity of GMP+ FSA

8/26/2019

All company audits for GMP+ Feed Safety Assurance (GMP+ FSA) are carried out by independent Certification Bodies (CB’s), that are accepted by GMP+ International.

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Integrity, the feed chain’s most crucial ingredient

Integrity, the feed chain’s most crucial ingredient

7/26/2019

When we talk about feed safety, it is tempting to only focus on applying the correct standards and procedures.

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The growing importance of non-GMO certification

The growing importance of non-GMO certification

6/27/2019

Around the world, the demand for non-GMO feed and food is growing rapidly.

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