USDA NIFA Announces Release of FY17 Food Safety Outreach Program RFA

USDA-NIFA is pleased to release the FY 2017 Food Safety Outreach Program Request for Applications (RFA). The USDA-NIFA Food Safety Outreach Competitive Grant Program provides funding for food safety training and education for small and mid-sized producers, processors, and small fresh fruit and vegetable merchant wholesalers affected by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

The Request for Applications can be found at the following link:

To view the press release and any additional program information view the following link:

Program Contacts:

Jodi Williams, PhD - National Program Leader, Food Safety


Dawanna James-Holly, PhD - Program Specialist, Food Science and Food Safety