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.

The benefits – and challenges – of webinars

The benefits – and challenges – of webinars

25/08/2020

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

28/07/2020

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

29/06/2020

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?

28/05/2020

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

06/05/2020

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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Taking responsibility for biosafety

Taking responsibility for biosafety

30/03/2020

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

25/02/2020

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

27/01/2020

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

19/12/2019

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

28/11/2019

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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