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Congressional Support for Science Award

The Congressional Support for Science Award was established by IFT in 2001 to recognize outstanding contributions to science-based food policies, and to increase the role of science in policy development in order to enhance the safety, nutritional value, affordability, and variety of foods available to consumers. Each year, IFT honors two Members of the United States Congress in recognition of their achievements and efforts in making food-related policies that are based on sound science.

Nominate a Member of Congress for the Congressional Support for Science Award

To nominate a member of Congress, please review the Award Criteria and fill out the Nomniation Form (to the right).

2012 Recipients

Each year, IFT honors two Members of the United States Congress in recognition of their achievements and efforts in making food-related policies that are based on sound science. 2012 Recipients of IFT's Congressional Support for Science Award are Congressman John Dingell (D-MI) and Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY).

 Congressional Support for Science Award 2012