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FDA announces the availability of funding and requests applications for Grants to Enhance Food Safety: National Food Safety Training, Education, Extension, Outreach, and Technical Assistance Competitive Grants Program for fiscal year (FY) 2015 to address the needs of small and medium-sized farms, beginning farmers, socially disadvantaged farmers, small processors, or small fresh fruit and vegetable merchant wholesalers, especially as they relate to the implementation of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

Projects will help increase their understanding and adoption of established food safety standards, guidance, and protocols. Projects will also facilitate the integration of food safety standards and guidance with a variety of agricultural production systems, encompassing conventional, sustainable, organic, and conservation and environmental practices.

Letter of Intent Due Date(s): 02/16/2015
Application Due Date(s) 03/16/2015 by 11:59 PM Eastern Time.

For more information please refer to: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-FD-15-003.html#sthash.KxhKXEJe.dpuf