Dr. Yasuhiro Inatsu wins the Post Harvest Superior Researcher AwardPrize at SEAsia 2013.

Updated:December 13, 2013 (Friday)

Award winner

Dr.Yasuhiro Inatsu
Senior researcher, Food Safety Division (Head, Food Hygiene Laboratory)

Justification of the award

"Contributions to International Post Harvest Research regarding hygiene management"


December 4, 2013

Summary of the work

Food poisoning caused by fresh vegetables is a problem in all over the world. The necessity of the implementation of appropriate hygiene measures at each stage, from farm to table is widely recognized.The justification for Dr. Inatsu's winning the award was his prominent research results on sterilizing technology for fresh vegetables in the "Production Process" Project commissioned by the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. In addition, his collaborative investigation and research with researchers in South Asian countries are appreciated as improving hygienic condition in fresh produce farm .

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