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Fall Meeting

The Fall meeting will be held on Thursday, October 9th at the Kroger Corporate Building, 2175 Parklake Drive, Atlanta Georgia. Full agenda HERE or on the Meetings page.

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Dr. Jim Ayres Young Investigator Award

Congratulations to the 2014 winners of the Dr. Jim Ayres Travel Scholarship competition.

  • First Place - Stephanie Barnes $1000
  • Second Place - Lisa M. Trimble $500
  • Third Place - Ola Afolayan $250.
Stephanie Barns, First Place Winner
1st Place - Stephanie Barnes
Lisa M. Trimble, Second Place Winner
2nd Place - Lisa M. Trimble
More pictures coming soon!

Papers for next year's competition must be submitted by May 1, 2015. For submission criteria and important dates, download the application here

Spring Meeting

The Spring meeting was held at the Salvation Army temple with a great attendence from students and professionals in all areas of the industry. Informative presentations were given by: Jessica Badour (Ga. Dept. Agr.), Lisa Trimble (UGA), Paul Hardy (Industrial Magnetics), Jennifer Desrosiers (LPS Laboratories), and Krissa Jones (Ga. Dept. of Agr.).

The busines meeting included the election of officers and a delegate IAFP meeting synopsis by Tori Stivers. We thank out going Vice President Steven Fuller for all of his hard work during the past year.

Rae Hunter and Lori Ericksen
2014 Spring Meeting
Scholarship winners Ola and Chi-Ching
2014 Spring Meeting
UGA Food Science/Technology Students who attended the Sept. 2013 GAFP meeting -
2014 Spring Meeting

David Fry Regulator
For more about qualification criteria for the David Fry Regulator Stipend, see the GAFP Report or click here


2015 Annual IAFP Meeting

Next year's meeting will be held July 25-28 (Saturday - Tuesday) at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon.

2014 Annual IAFP Meeting

Each year, the International Association for Food Protection hosts an Annual Meeting, providing attendees with information on current and emerging food safety issues, the latest science, innovative solutions to new and recurring problems, and the opportunity to network with thousands of food safety professionals from around the globe. Held in various locations throughout North America, this meeting has grown over the years to become the leading food safety conference worldwide.

The IAFP Annual Meeting is attended by more than 2,800 of the top industry, academic and governmental food safety professionals from six continents. This renowned event owes its reputation and success to the quantity, quality and diversity of each year’s program; the quality and relevance of exhibits sharing the latest in available technologies; leading experts speaking on a variety of timely topics; and special recognition of outstanding professionals and students for their contributions in the food safety field.

Membership Video

New Members
GAFP would like to welcome our newest members:

  • Jessica Anderson
  • Javier Colley
  • Scott Miller
  • Johnell Colsby
  • Dong Chen
  • Ashley Davidson
  • Chris Davis
  • John Miller
Our Mission
To provide food safety professionals worldwide with a forum to exchange information on protecting the food supply.

Constitution and Bylaws
Find out more about the bylaws that govern the association by reading our Constitution and Bylaws.

Corporate Sponsorship
Thanks to our current sponsors:
ClorDiSys Solutions
Food Safety Net Services
Gregory Pest Solutions
Golden State Foods
Industrial Magnetics

If your organization would like to become a sponsor, complete the Sponsorship form or contact Mark Norton for details:

Sponsorship Levels

  • Listing on GAFP website with link to companies Website
  • Complimentary registrations to both meetings
  • Table top at all meetings
  • Access to membership database

  • Listing on GAFP website with link to companies Website
  • Complimentary registrations to both meetings
  • Listing on GAFP website with link to companies Website