President's Lifetime Achievement Award

Given at the discretion of the IAFP President to recognize an individual who has made a lasting impact on "Advancing Food Safety Worldwide" through a lifetime of professional achievement in food protection.

  • 2021 Recipient(s): Carl Custer

Past Awardees

  • 2020 Dallas G. Hoover
  • 2019 Gary R. Acuff
  • 2018 Jenny Scott
  • 2017 Christine Bruhn
  • 2016 Thomas Montville
  • 2015 Gale Prince
  • 2014 John Sofos
  • 2013 William H. Sperber
  • 2012 Robert L. Buchanan
  • 2011 O.D. "Pete" Cook
  • 2010 Wilbur Feagan
  • 2009 R. Bruce Tompkin
  • 2008 Samuel A. Palumbo
  • 2007 Alexander von Holy
  • 2004 Reginald W. Bennett