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NSF Names 2014 Food Safety Leadership Award Winners

Annual program recognizes outstanding accomplishments in food safety.

NSF International, a global public health and safety organization, recognized three individuals with its 2014 Food Safety Leadership Awards. The NSF International Food Safety Leadership Awards recognize individuals and organizations for real and lasting improvements to food safety. NSF created the awards to encourage innovation in educational programs, processes and technologies to advance food safety.

Leadership Lifetime Achievement Award: William Keene, PhD, MPH (posthumous), senior epidemiologist, Acute & Communicable Disease Prevention, Oregon Public Health Division

Food Safety Leadership Awards for Training and Education: Jason Bashura, MPH, RS, senior food defense analyst, FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (has since moved to PepsiCo); and Brian Nummer, PhD, extension food safety specialist, Utah State University