June 25, 2024

Western Growers Science Team Honored to Receive IAFP Most Viewed Peer-Reviewed Research Publication Award

The editorial board of Food Protection Trends congratulates the Western Growers Science Team on their paper, “Fresh Produce Harvesting Equipment – A Review of Cleaning and Sanitizing Practices and Related Science,” for winning the 2024 Most Viewed Peer-Reviewed Publication Award. The award will be presented at The International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) meeting on July 17, 2024.

Authored by Susan M. Leaman, Justin Kerr, Trevor V. Suslow, Martin Wiedmann, Afreen Malik and WG Science team members Sonia Salas and De Ann Davis, this review, published in March 2023, has gained significant attention within the food industry. This award recognizes their paper as the most viewed publication over the last two calendar years, emphasizing its critical contribution to food safety practices.