The International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) has announced that Sterilex Corporation is the winner of the 2016 Food Safety Innovation Award.

Sterilex received the honor for its Sterilex Ultra Powder product, a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency-registered solid floor sanitizer used to enhance food safety in food manufacturing environments. Based on Sterilex proprietary PerQuat® technology, the highly versatile, sanitation product kills food pathogens such as Listeria, E. coli, and Salmonella.

The Food Safety Innovation Award is presented annually to an individual or organization that creates a new idea, practice or product that has had a positive impact on food safety, thus improving public health and quality of life.

“Sterilex is proud to have such a positive impact on food safety and to enhance public health through our innovative Sterilex Ultra Powder product,” says Alex Josowitz, executive vice president of business development and operations for Sterilex. “Sterilex Ultra Powder was developed to solve a clear need in processing environments and we feel very honored to receive such prestigious recognition from IAFP and the industry as a whole.”