Association of Food and Drug Officials
June 5, 2012
Contact: Joe Corby, 518-860-2838, firstname.lastname@example.org
STAN HAZAN - SENIOR DIRECTOR OF SCIENTIFIC AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS OF NSF INTERNATIONAL RECEIVES THE ASSOCIATION OF FOOD & DRUG OFFICIALS (AFDO) ASSOCIATE MEMBER AWARD
Providence, Rhode Island, June 5, 2102 – Stan Hazan, NSF International was awarded the Associate Member Award at the 116th AFDO Annual Educational Conference on June 5, 2012.The Associate Member Award is to be awarded to an Associate Member of AFDO. Qualification for this award is based upon long-term active membership in the Association, active involvement in committee work, development of model codes and demonstrated promotion of the objectives of the Association. This award is presented each year at the Annual Educational Conference.
Stan Hazan has worked for 23 years at NSF International, a global organization that writes national public health product standards, inspects, tests and certifies products for the food, water, and consumer goods industries. As an expert in third party certification, he has worked closely with federal and state agencies, legislative bodies, and organizations such as AFDO to help promote public health and safety initiatives. Stan is a member of AFDO’s Associate Committee.
“We are very pleased that Stan is being recognized by his peers for his work to support AFDO. Stan has and will continue to play a leading role on AFDO’s Associates Committee and the Laws and Regulations Committee helping to protect and advance public health,” said Kevan P. Lawlor, NSF International President and CEO.
Joseph Corby, Executive Director stated, “Stan is a true champion for food safety and a most trusted partner in so many food safety efforts. His willingness to work together with the food protection community and AFDO demonstrates his commitment to the vision of an improved tomorrow.”
The Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO), established in 1896, successfully fosters uniformity in the adoption and enforcement of science-based food, drug, medical devices, cosmetics and product safety laws, rules, and regulations. AFDO and its six Regional Affiliates provide the mechanism and the forum where regional, national and international issues are deliberated and resolved to uniformly provide the best public health and consumer protection in the most expeditious and cost effective manner.