NSF‐GFTC, part of NSF International’s Global Food Division, announced the winners of its 2016 Food Safety Recognition Awards on Feb. 25, 2016 at the Canadian Food Safety Forum. The forum was hosted by NSF‐GFTC at the Pearson Convention Centre in Brampton, Ont.
NSF‐GFTC established this awards program to recognize Canadian food and beverage companies and individuals who are helping to advance food safety and quality.
Winners of the 2016 NSF GFTC Canada Food Safety Recognition Awards were:
Food Safety Leadership Award: Tom Graham, Director, National Inspection Division, Operations Policy & Systems Directorate, Operations Branch, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Ottawa
Food Safety Excellence Award: Malabar Super Spice, Burlington, Ont.
Allied Trades Food Safety Award: Abell Pest Control, Canada‐wide
The finalists (runners up) were:
Food Safety Excellence: E.D. Smith, Winona, Ont.
Allied Trades Food Safety: Holland Marsh Growers’ Association, Bradford, Ont.
“There are many food safety success stories in Canada and our awards are a mechanism to share and celebrate those successes,”says Paul Medeiros, managing director, Consulting and Technical Services at NSF‐GFTC. “The safety and quality of the global food supply is important. This is why NSF International recognizes these leaders and companies who are in the forefront of innovation and continuous improvement, excellent food safety performance, and for embracing a food safety culture.”