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First Call for the 2008 NSF Food Safety Leadership Awards Program

NSF International announced the first call for nominations for its 2008 Food Safety Leadership Awards (FSLA) Program. This awards program, now in its fifth year, recognizes key individuals and organizations who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in foodservice safety.         The nominations are divided into seven categories: technology breakthroughs, research advances, education, equipment design, product development, packaging innovation and systems improvements.

NSF International announced the first call for nominations for its 2008 Food Safety Leadership Awards (FSLA) Program. This awards program, now in its fifth year, recognizes key individuals and organizations who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in foodservice safety.
        The nominations are divided into seven categories: technology breakthroughs, research advances, education, equipment design, product development, packaging innovation and systems improvements. Nominations for a special lifetime achievement award are also being accepted.  Foodservice operators, manufacturers, researchers and members of academia are encouraged to submit nominations. An independent expert panel will select the winners.
        The 2008 award recipients will be announced at the Food Safety Summit, which will take place on Wednesday, March 19, 2008 during a special luncheon at the Washington, D.C. Convention Center. Presenting the awards at this new venue, where the entire focus is on food safety, complements the overarching goal of the awards program. 
        Nomination information is available at www.nsf.org/business/newsroom/fs_awards.asp or by calling 800-NSF-MARK ext. 5627.  Nominations will be accepted through Wednesday, October 31, 2007.
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