Center for Food Safety in Child Nutrition Programs

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Funding Opportunity ID: 293413
Opportunity Number: USDA-FNS-CFSR-17
Opportunity Title: Center for Food Safety in Child Nutrition Programs
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Food and Nutrition
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 10.585
Eligible Applicants: Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: USDA-FNS1
Agency Name: Department of Agriculture
Food and Nutrition Service
Posted Date: Apr 24, 2017
Close Date: Jun 26, 2017
Last Updated Date: Apr 24, 2017
Award Ceiling: $1,800,000
Award Floor: $1
Estimated Total Program Funding: $1,800,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) seeks to re-compete its Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition Programs and continue it as the Center for Food Safety in Child Nutrition Programs. FNS administers USDA nutrition assistance programs including the NSLP, SBP, CACFP, SFSP, and others. The Center for Food Safety in Child Nutrition Programs, hereafter referred to as the Center, will provide leadership in advancing food safety research and practices within USDA FNS nutrition assistance programs. The Center will conduct research and use innovative techniques to disseminate research results to effectively address the food safety needs of Child Nutrition Program stakeholders. To achieve its mission, the Center will be comprised of an interdisciplinary team that promotes the use of best practices and collaboration among stakeholders.
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