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Elizabeth Andress

Date Honored: 10/04/1999

1999 D.W. Brooks Award for Excellence in Extension

Elizabeth Andress, a professor and extension leader in foods and nutrition, has developed a reputation as the foremost expert on home food preservation in the United States and Canada.

To help meet the public's need to combat food-borne illnesses, Andress developed research-based educational programs related to food safety.

She helped develop and implement nutrition and food safety training programs for school food service staffs, including the annual School Nutrition Culinary Institute for school nutrition supervisors and managers, sponsored by the Georgia Department of Education.