GMA Food Safety Award

Plaque and $2,000 Honorarium. This Award alternates between individuals and groups or organizations. In 2019, the award will be presented to a group or organization for highly significant food safety development or in recognition of a long history of outstanding contributions to food safety.

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: GMA

2018 Recipient(s): Jenny Scott

    Past Awardees

  • 2017 — Center for Food Safety Engineering and Department of Food Science - Purdue University
  • 2016 — Dale Morton
  • 2015 — Elliot Ryser
  • 2014 — Silliker, Inc.
  • 2013 — Vijay Juneja
  • 2012 — Kansas State University, University of Wisconsin–River Falls
  • 2011 — Edmund A. Zottola
  • 2010 — Cornell Institute of Food Science
  • 2009 — Joy Gaze
  • 2008 — International Commission on Microbiological Specifications for Foods (ICMSF)
  • 2007 — John N. Sofos
  • 2006 — Microbial Food Safety Research Unit (ARS/USDA)
  • 2005 — Larry R. Beuchat
  • 2004 — The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network
  • 2003 — Katherine Swanson
  • 2002 — Nelson Cox
  • 2001 — R. Bruce Tompkin
  • 2000 — Elmer H. Marth
  • 1999 — Michael P. Doyle
  • 1998 — Food Research Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin