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Fda Fern Microbiological Cooperative Agreement Cp (u18)-nc

Investigators
Converse, Reagan
Institutions
North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Start date
2015
End date
2020
Objective
NCDA&CS RFA-FD-15-019North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services Project SummaryThe North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (NCDA&CS), Food & DrugProtection Division (FDPD) Laboratory is pleased to have the opportunity to submit a proposalfor continuation of our Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Food Emergency Response Network(FERN) Microbiological Cooperative Agreement. We are committed to completing the key projectareas outlined in RFA-FD-15-019, including: • analyses of FDA FERN samples; • provision of surge testing capacity to FDA; • utilization of standard methods and equipment platforms; • participation in proficiency testing programs to confirm competency; • participation in FDA and FERN sponsored training; and • method development, validations and matrix extensions.The Laboratory has the infrastructure and personnel in place to accomplish all deliverables setforth by FERN and FDA in this Cooperative Agreement. Through current inspection andsurveillance programs, threat agent and foodborne organism analyses, and extensive technicalexpertise, FDPD can provide added value to our federal partners.Page 1 of 1
Funding Source
Food and Drug Administration
Project source
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Project number
5U18FD005536-02
Categories
Chemical Contaminants
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