To engage in collaborative activities that contribute to a reduction in global food-borne illness attributed to fresh produce, by:
Influencing the political discussion relating to food safety issues and food safety standards (e.g.: Codex, ISO, GlobalG.A.P. and GFSI) that affect the produce industry.
Acting as a forum for comment, discussion, strategy development and action on issues relating to food safety in the produce industry.
Informing our supply chain stakeholders on issues relating to food safety in the produce industry.
Identifying food safety compliance, regulatory, implementation and industry issues and to leverage our international networks to address such issues, and
Ensuring members are aware of food safety incidents and responses. Use this information to enhance prevention of, preparation for, responses to and recovery from food safety incidents.