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Awards and Scholarships

Kenneth R. Schrankel, Ph.D., receives the 2014 Dr. Richard L. Hall Distinguished Service Award

FEMA distributes up to two awards annually; one to honor distinguished service to the flavor industry and one to a globally recognized researcher in the field of flavor science.  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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