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Governor's Award for Excellence in Food Safety

Sponsored by the Delaware Food Safety Council

Award Nominations

The Governor’s Award for Excellence in Retail Food Safety recognizes excellence among Delaware’s Retail Food Establishments. The goals of this program are to recognize food establishments for conscientious and committed effort on an ongoing basis to reduce the risk factors that may cause foodborne illness and provide a safe product to consumers.

With the award in its 10th year, we are looking forward to receiving more nominations than ever as we also encourage the nomination of food establishments that offer and promote healthy menu options for children and adults.

2012 Nomination Period is Open!

2012 Nomination Announcement and Form

2010 Award Winners
2010 Award Winners

Governor Jack Markell awarded the 2010 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Retail Food Safety to three Delawareans on Sept. 16. Pictured (from left to right) are: Delaware Division of Public Health Director Dr. Karyl Rattay, Governor Markell, Alison O’Shea of the Limestone Road Wawa in Wilmington; Carol Brooks of Great New Beginnings in Bear; Fred Rohm of the Frederica Senior Center, accepting on behalf of Janet Smith; and Delaware Health and Social Services Secretary Rita Landgraf.