Food Safety Magazine Distinguished Service

The Food Safety Magazine Distinguished Service Award honors individuals who best exemplify the characteristics of the dedicated food safety professional. Beyond high-profile individuals, the nominee may be someone who has worked tirelessly behind the scenes, profoundly impacting food safety around them. Those honored are recognized by members of the profession for their collective works in promoting or advancing science-based solutions for food safety issues. Recipients are chosen by the award committee of Food Safety Magazine. Recommendations can be submitted to the committee via Please include a bio of the nominee, as well as a description of why the nominee is deserving of this award. 

In 2020, Food Safety Magazine will not present this award.

Sponsored by: Food Safety Magazine

2019 Recipient(s): Theodora Morille-Hinds

    Past Awardees

  • 2018 — Darin Detwiler
  • 2017 — Reginald Bennett and Dane Bernard
  • 2016 — John Larkin
  • 2015 — Connie Kirby
  • 2014 — Ann Marie McNamara