AIFST Allergen Bureau ‘Julie Newlands Award’ for best practice food allergen management in Australia

The award is named in honour of Julie Newlands, inaugural Director and the first Honorary Treasurer of the Allergen Bureau Ltd. Sadly, Julie passed away in November 2017.

Annual award based on contribution to a consistent, science-based approach to food allergen risk assessment, management and communication that guides industry best practice and assists allergen sensitive consumers to make informed choices based on label information in Australia.

Previous winners
2019 Sarah Proctor, Lion Dairy & Drinks
2018 Sue Wilkinson, Robern Menz

NZIFST Allergen Bureau Award for best practice food allergen management in New Zealand

Annual award based on contribution to a consistent, science-based approach to food allergen risk assessment, management and communication that guides industry best practice and assists allergen sensitive consumers to make informed choices based on label information in New Zealand.

Previous winners
2019 Woolworths New Zealand
2018 Talley’s Ice Cream

FAMS Allergen Bureau travel grant for postgraduate and early career researchers

Bi-annual award based on the oral or poster abstract at the Food Allergen Management Symposium (FAMS) that best addresses globally consistent, science-based, food allergen risk assessment and labelling.

Previous winners
2019 Hesrie van Heerden, Food & Allergy Consulting & Testing Services  – Emerging allergen related regulatory implications of introducing Cannabis sativa into the Food and Beverage industry
2017 
Ji Liang, University of New South Wales – Development of a sensitive ELISA for detection of fish allergens from the southern hemisphere fish species

….and Awards that the Allergen Bureau has received

As well as sponsoring industry awards, the Allergen Bureau has also been the recipient of several industry awards.

2016 Australian Institute for Food Science & Technology – Food Industry Innovation Award

  • Allergen Bureau, Ionata Digital and Food Innovation Australia Ltd (FIAL) – for VITAL Online

2016 Australian Information Industry Association (aiia) Tasmanian iAwards

  • President’s Award 2016 for Overall Excellence, Ionata Digital – for VITAL Online
  • Infrastructure & Platforms Innovation of the Year, Allergen Bureau, Ionata Digital and Food Innovation Australia – for VITAL Online
  • Research & Development Project of the Year, Allergen Bureau, Ionata Digital and Food Innovation Australia – for VITAL Online
  • Industrial & Primary Industries, Allergen Bureau, Ionata Digital and Food Innovation Australia – for VITAL Online