Harold Barnum Industry Award

Plaque and $1,500 Honorarium. Presented to an individual for outstanding service to the public, IAFP and the food industry.

  • Sponsored by: MERCK Animal Health
  • 2021 Recipient(s): Melanie J. Neumann

Submit a Nomination

Nominate a worthy colleague for one of our 2022 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 2022 award nominations is Tuesday, February 15, 2022.

Past Awardees

  • 2020 Andrew James Clarke
  • 2019 Ken Davenport
  • 2018 Pamela Wilger
  • 2017 Michael Roberson
  • 2016 Douglas Marshall
  • 2015 Peter Taormina
  • 2014 Zeb Blanton, Jr.
  • 2013 Loralyn Ledenbach
  • 2012 Gordon W. Hayburn
  • 2011 Veny Gapud
  • 2010 Frank Yiannas
  • 2009 Allen R. Sayler
  • 2008 Robert H. Deibel
  • 2007 Jenny Scott
  • 2006 Paul A. Hall
  • 2005 Catherine Nnoka
  • 2004 None Given
  • 2003 Fred A. Weber
  • 2002 None Given
  • 2001 William H. Sperber
  • 2000 Kenneth Anderson
  • 1999 Russell S. Flowers
  • 1998 None Given
  • 1997 John G. Cerveny
  • 1996 Dane T. Bernard
  • 1995 Damien A. Gabis
  • 1994 R. Bruce Tompkin
  • 1993 David D. Fry
  • 1992 Ronald Case
  • 1991 Thomas C. Everson
  • 1990 Roy Ginn
  • 1989 Lowell Allen
  • 1988 Kenneth Kirby
  • 1987 J. H. Silliker
  • 1986 Hugh C. Munns
  • 1985 William L. Arledge
  • 1984 Omer Majerus
  • 1983 C. Dee Clingman
  • 1982 Howard Ferreira