Earthbound Farm was proud to be named one of the 2012 NSF Food Safety Leadership Award Winners by NSF International at the 2012 Food Safety Summit in Washington, DC.
This year, three winners were recognized for their outstanding commitment to food safety in Research Advances (Dr. Vijay K. Juneja), Systems Improvement (Earthbound Farm) and Lifetime Achievement (Dr. Ewen C.D. Todd).
“'The work of Dr. Vijay Juneja, Will Daniels’ team at Earthbound Farm, and Dr. Ewen Todd has contributed to incredible and important discoveries and advances in food safety. Their leadership in applying science-based methods and research to solve important food safety issues embodies the spirit of NSF International’s Food Safety Leadership Awards. In presenting them with this award, we are also thanking them for their contributions to food safety and the protection of public health,' said Kristen Holt, Senior Vice President of NSF International’s Global Food Safety Division."
NSF International is an independent global organization that writes public health standards, tests and certifies products for the food, water and consumer goods industries. Each year their Food Safety Leadership Awards program recognizes individuals and organizations that have made a real and lasting impact on food safety. NSF International created the awards program in 2004 to encourage the development of educational programs, processes or technologies that help advance global food safety.