Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Food Safety Challenge Area

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Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Food Safety Challenge Area: This AFRI Challenge Area promotes and enhances the scientific discipline of food safety, with an overall aim of protecting consumers from microbial and chemical contaminants that may occur during all stages of the food chain, from production to consumption. This requires an understanding of the interdependencies of human, animal, and ecosystem health as it pertains to foodborne pathogens. The long-term outcome for this program is to reduce foodborne illnesses and deaths by improving the safety of the food supply, which will result in reduced impacts on public health and on our economy. In order to achieve this outcome, this program will support single-function Research Projects and multi-function Integrated Research, Education, and/or Extension Projects, and Food and Agricultural Science Enhancement (FASE) Grants that address one of the Program Area Priorities (see Food Safety RFA for details).
Federal Grant Title: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Food Safety Challenge Area
Federal Agency Name: National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Grant Categories: Food and Nutrition Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-AFRI-004916
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.310
CFDA Descriptions: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI)
Current Application Deadline: May 18, 2015 APPLICATION DEADLINE for "Enhancing
Original Application Deadline: May 18, 2015 APPLICATION DEADLINE for "Enhancing
Posted Date: Feb 18, 2015
Creation Date: Feb 18, 2015
Archive Date: Jun 17, 2015
Total Program Funding: $6,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: none
Minimum Federal Grant Award: none
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligibility is linked to the project type. All project types are described beginning in Part II, C.
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