CENTER FOR PRODUCE SAFETY CALLS FOR RESEARCH PROPOSALS
January 16, 2014
2014 Food Safety Research Proposals Due March 14
The Center for Produce Safety (CPS) today announced TODAY its 2014 request for food safety research proposals. The center and its public and industry research partners are making $3 million available to fund general and commodity-specific research aimed at addressing the fresh produce industry’s food safety research needs.
The 2014 Request for Proposals (RFP) seeks to fund both general produce food safety questions and commodity-specific questions to fill basic knowledge gaps. A complete list of research priorities is posted on the home page of the CPS website.
Proposals are due by March 14, 2014, 5 p.m. PST, and should be submitted through the CPS Grant System website. All qualified research professionals are eligible to apply for CPS funding.
CPS has compiled an impressive four-year body of work, awarding nearly $13.6 million and funding 85 one and two-year research projects at 27 universities and organizations.