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Awards and Scholarships

Joanne S. Ferrara receives the 2016 Dr. Richard L. Hall Distinguished Service Award

FEMA distributes up to four awards annually; one to honor distinguished service to the flavor industry, one to a globally recognized researcher in the field of flavor science and awards recognizing leaders within the association. FEMA also recently established a scholarship to reward a graduate student in the flavor science or a related flavor or food safety discipline in honor of Dr. Richard Hall.

Did You Know?

During Prohibition, FEMA supported federal legislation allowing the sale of flavors and extracts that were "unfit for beverage use," and helped the federal government establish the "drawback" mechanism.

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