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

Nominate a worthy colleague for one of our 2020 awards. Award nominations (other than the Black Pearl Award) must be submitted by email as one PDF to awards@foodprotection.org. Mailed copies sent to the IAFP office or to any other email address will not be accepted. For information on Student Travel Awards, visit the Student page. The deadline for all 2020 award nominations is Tuesday, February 18, 2020.

Make a Nomination

Sponsored by: Walmart Food Safety Collaboration Center

2020 Recipient(s): Clear Labs

    Past Awardees

  • 2019 — Clean Works
  • 2018 — QualMap
  • 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