Esther Peterson plaque




For a lifetime of vision, integrity and caring sensitivity to the needs of retail food customers. Ms. Peterson served as special assistant for consumer affairs under U.S. Presidents Johnson and Carter and pioneered the role for the food industry as vice president for consumer affairs at Giant Food Inc.



1987 Dr. Jean Mayer, Tufts University, Harvard School of Public Health
1988 Dr. Sanford Miller, FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
1989 Israel Cohen, Giant Food Inc.
1990 T George Harris, Psychology Today
1991 Dr. C. Everett Koop, Surgeon General of the United States
1992 Dr. Michael F. Jacobson, Center for Science in the Public Interest
1993 Herbert J. Baum, Campbell Soup Company, North and South America
1994 Alexander Grant, Associate FDA Commissioner for Consumer Affairs
1995 Karen Johnson, Borden, Inc.
1996 Carol D. Scroggins, Fleming Cos.
1997 Elizabeth Dole, American Red Cross
2000 Mary Ellen Burris, Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
2005 Odonna Mathews, Giant Food Inc.
2011 Susan T. Mayo, Retired, Farm Fresh
2014 Joanie Taylor, Schnuck Markets, Inc.
2015 Cheryl Macik, Wakefern Food Corporation
2016 Maureen Murphy, Price Chopper Supermarkets / Market 32