Entries Welcome For 2022 Significant Contribution To Food Safety Award

Nominations are open for the 2022 Significant
Contribution to Food Safety Award, sponsored by New Zealand
Food Safety.

As part of the New Zealand Institute of
Food Science and Technology (NZIFST) Awards, the Significant
Contribution to Food Safety Award recognises developments in
a process or operation – either by an organisation, team
or individual – to improve food safety in the food

New Zealand Food Safety welcomes nominees who

  • made improvements in areas such as science
    and research, equipment or processing technology, product
    and packaging development, and industry best practice,
  • built and maintained an effective food safety
    culture through staff engagement, leadership, or continual

“We are proud that New Zealand is
home to many forward-thinking, solutions-oriented food
safety champions, and we want to tell their stories through
the Significant Contribution to Food Safety Award,” says
New Zealand Food Safety’s Deputy Director General, Vincent

“The success of our food safety system
depends on the dedication and expertise of people throughout
New Zealand’s food industry and it’s important to
recognise the people and organisations that maintain and
grow New Zealand’s strong reputation as a provider of safe
and suitable food,” Mr Arbuckle says.

To nominate
individuals, teams, and/or organisations, visit Significant
Contribution to Food Safety Award. Self-nominations are
also accepted. Nominations close at 5pm on 3 June

The Award will be announced on 6 July at the 2022 NZIFST
Conference, in Rotorua.

The Significant
Contribution to Food Safety Award winner will receive a
trophy, and a 12-month NZIFST membership. Previous winners
of the Award are Denver McGregor (2021), Aaron Dodunski
(2020), Rosie Waller (2019), Professor Nigel French (2018)
and Dr Lesley Rhodes (2017).

If you have any
questions, please email nzfsawards@mpi.govt.nz
or call 0800 00 83

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