Food Safety Innovation Award

Plaque and $2,500 Honorarium. Presented to an individual or organization for creating a new idea, practice, or product that has had a positive impact on food safety, thus, improving public health, and the quality of life.

Submit a Nomination

Please consider nominating a worthy colleague or submitting your application for one of our 2019 awards. Award nominations (other than the Black Pearl) must be submitted electronically. Emailed or mailed copies sent to the IAFP office will not be accepted. For information on Student Travel Awards visit the Student page. The deadline for all 2019 award nominations and applications is Tuesday, February 19, 2019.

Make a Nomination

Sponsored by: Walmart Food Safety Collaboration Center

2018 Recipient(s): QualMap

    Past Awardees

  • 2017 — Novolyze
  • 2016 — Sterilex Corporation
  • 2015 — Alchemy Systems LP
  • 2014 — David Kingsley
  • 2013 — Ceeram
  • 2012 — None given
  • 2011 — Food Marketing Institute and GS1 US
  • 2010 — Hyglos GmbH
  • 2009 — Paula Fedorka-Cray
  • 2008 — Bruce J. Bradley
  • 2007 — Microbiology Laboratory Staff of the California Dept. of Health Services Food and Drug Laboratory Branch (FDLB)
  • 2006 — Edward C. Mather
  • 2005 — Maricopa County Environmental Services Deapartment, Environmental Health Division, Phoenix, Arizona