Advance conformance with the Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards (VNRFRPS)

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Opportunity ID: 328721
Opportunity Number: FOR-FD-20-021
Opportunity Title: Advance conformance with the Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards (VNRFRPS)
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Food and Nutrition
Health
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 93.103
Eligible Applicants: State governments
County governments
City or township governments
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: HHS-FDA
Agency Name: Department of Health and Human Services
Food and Drug Administration
Posted Date: Aug 17, 2020
Last Updated Date: Aug 17, 2020
Estimated Synopsis Post Date:
Fiscal Year: 2021
Award Ceiling:
Award Floor:
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: The purpose of this FOA is to assist State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial (SLTT) retail food regulatory programs with achieving conformance with the Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards (VNRFRPS), helping to fulfill training needs, tracking inspector standardization, and other projects to provide jurisdictions resources to reduce the retail foodborne illness risk factors. The grantee may provide financial assistance to SLTT retail food regulatory programs to pursue projects that will advance conformance with the VNRFRPS. The VNRFRPS define what constitutes a highly effective and responsive program for the regulation of foodservice and retail food establishments. According to the CDC, 2014, more than half of foodborne illness outbreaks that occur each year are associated with food from restaurants. The VNRFRPS represent an important component of a comprehensive strategic approach to help ensure the safety and security of the food supply at the retail level.
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