Three people to be honored for going above and beyond to encourage more Americans to eat seafood for better health

The Seafood Nutrition Association (SNP) is proud to announce its Class of 2022 Seafood Nutrition Association Honorees, a group of individuals who have gone above and beyond to support SNP’s mission, inspiring a healthier America with exceptional reach and impact in raising awareness of the essential nutritional benefits of eating seafood. These individuals, who will be formally recognized at the Seafood Nutrition Association Honors Gala on September 21, are passionate about improving the lives of Americans and have demonstrated exceptional impact.

“There are so many leaders within the seafood community making a positive impact on the health of Americans through seafood nutrition,” said SNP President Linda Cornish. “We are proud to announce the exemplary leaders selected for the 2022 SNP Honors, who have gone above and beyond in promoting the nutritional and health benefits of seafood.”

SNP FEES 2022:

Renowned Omega-3 Scientist and Researcher Dr. Joseph R. Hibbeln to Receive Inaugural SNP Seafood Science Excellence for Human Health Award, which honors a leader in seafood science in the area of ​​human health and nutrition who has demonstrated extraordinary impact and focus in improving public health through seafood nutrition. This nominee has dedicated a significant amount of time to research, education, and outreach to promote knowledge and awareness of the essential health benefits that come from consuming seafood.

Joe is receiving this honor for his work leading the systematic review on “Relationships between seafood consumption during pregnancy and childhood and neurocognitive development” as published in PLEFA in October 2019. Joe led the scientific advice and other expert scientists from around the world. in this effort over a period of 12 months to produce this seminal study. In addition, he has spent significant time strengthening the body of seafood nutrition science through his lifelong research in seafood nutrition, omega-3s, and brain health. .

Mr. Joseph Bundrant, CEO of Trident Seafoods, will receive the SNP Seafood Industry Visionary Award, which honors a leader within the seafood industry who demonstrates impressive support for SNP and its mission. This nominee brings together and encourages the industry to collaborate and focus on the public health benefits of SNP’s mission to increase seafood consumption for the health of all Americans. As a result of this nominee’s significant efforts, a broad segment of the industry has increased its support for raising awareness of seafood nutrition.

Joe is receiving this honor for championing SNP and serving as a founding investor in SNP nearly 10 years ago. Joe is personally passionate about the public health benefits of seafood nutrition and he envisioned an organization that would provide evidence-based messaging to empower Americans to eat more seafood for better health. He has encouraged his family, team and network to collaborate and support the work of the Seafood Nutrition Partnership in their respective capacities. Joe’s contributions of his time, talents and resources have had a lasting impact on SNP’s mission and many lives have been improved through the nutrition of seafood.

Mr. Kelly Armetta, Executive Chef at the Hyatt Regency Boston, will receive the SNP Seafood Nutrition Champion Award, which honors a leader within the food, health, nutrition, and communications space who has been exceptional in translating seafood nutrition science that motivates consumer behavior change to increase seafood consumption sea. This person spends significant time and uses her unique platform to serve as an advocate and communicator for the good of the community.

Kelly is receiving this honor for her work on SNP’s Eating Heart Healthy program and her continued support of SNP. Here is the overview of the show and the recipes developed by Kelly and recorded in fun and accessible cooking videos. Kelly took on the challenge of creating seafood recipes that followed the theme of FISH: Fast, Cheap, Sustainable, Healthy. In the end, she created a series of recipes averaging $10 to feed a family of four. He personally demonstrated these recipes to several Eating Heart Healthy cohorts and many of the graduates still use his recipe to this day.

This year’s SNP honorees join the esteemed 2019 SNP honorees: Annessa Chumbley, RDN; Detlef Schrempf; Jack Kilgore; Judson Reis; and Laurel Bryant.

The outstanding efforts of these individuals will be formally recognized at the Seafood Nutrition Association Honors Gala on September 21, 2022 (tickets) prior to SNP’s 6th Annual State of the Science Symposium in Washington DC on September 22. from 2022 (tickets). Sponsors of the SNP Honors Gala are Presenting Principal Sponsors: DSM and Forever Oceans; Silver Sponsor: CenSea, Inc. and Monument Advocacy.

If you would like to make a donation in honor of these individuals or place a congratulatory ad in the Gala program, please contact Amy Frizzel, Director of Development, at [email protected]

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