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Welcome to the CPS News & Announcements center. Here you can find information on recently funded projects, CPS events and applying for upcoming grants.

Congratulations to Bryan Silbermann and Produce Marketing Association 
October 11, 2012

The Center for Produce Safety (CPS) congratulates Bryan Silbermann and the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) for receiving an Award of Distinction at the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences annual College Celebration at UC Davis.  

Center for Produce Safety Awards $1.8M to Ten Projects 
October 1, 2012

Davis, California, October 1, 2012 – The Center for Produce Safety (CPS) at the University of California, Davis, today announced ten new grant awards for research directed at answering critical questions in specific areas of food safety practices for fruit, vegetable and tree nut production, harvest and post-harvest handling.

Top FAQs about Produce Wash Water Management for Small-Scale and Direct Market Farms 
August 23, 2012
CPS Welcomes New Board Members 
July 10, 2012

The Center for Produce Safety (CPS) Advisory Board welcomes four new board members.

International Paper, Duda Farm Fresh Foods and H-E-B donate $200,000 to the Center for Produce Safety Campaign for Research 
May 7, 2012

Three companies have donated a total of $200,000 to the Center for Produce Safety.

Georgia-Pacific Donates $250,000 to CPS Campaign for Research 
April 3, 2012

Georgia-Pacific has gifted $250,000 to the Center for Produce Safety (CPS) located at the University of California, Davis.  This is the largest donation from an industry supplier to support the research program at CPS.

ABC Research Laboratories offers travel funds for scientists to attend CPS Produce Research Symposium 
March 23, 2012

ABC Research Laboratories is proud to offer three research travel awards to attend the upcoming CPS Produce Research Symposium on June 27th, 2012. This grant is available to all researchers working to improve produce safety.

CPS Calls for 2012 Research Proposals 
February 1, 2012

The Center for Produce Safety at the University of California, Davis, today announced its 2012 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 to address the fresh produce industry's food safety research needs.

Food Safety for Produce Industry Top Priority for PMA Members with $900,000 Contribution to The Center for Produce Safety  
January 11, 2012

Food safety in the produce industry continues to be top of mind for consumers and industry leaders in 2012.

For all press inquiries please contact Bonnie Fernandez-Fenaroli at bonnie@centerforproducesafety.org.

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