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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.

Center for Produce Safety Awards $3M to Sixteen Projects 
September 25, 2013

Davis, California, September 25, 2013 – The Center for Produce Safety (CPS) at the University of California, Davis, today announced sixteen new grant awards valued at $3 million.

Center for Produce Safety Identifies Key Learnings from 2013 Symposium 
July 25, 2013

Davis, CA July 25, 2013 - The Center for Produce Safety identifies key learnings from most recent Produce Research Sympsoium.

Center for Produce Safety Looks to the Future 
July 17, 2013

Davis, CA, July 17, 2013 – Center for Produce Safety looks to the future as the CPS Board of Directors completes a review of the CPS strategic plan.

Center for Produce Safety Partners with California Commodity Groups 
March 7, 2013

Davis, CA, March 7, 2013 –The Center for Produce Safety (CPS) has partnered with four California commodity groups representing cantaloupe, leafy greens and pistachios in the current call for research proposals.

UPDATE: Almond Board of California joins the California commodty partnerships with CPS in the 2013. ABC is has partnered in past CPS calls for research.

Center for Produce Safety and National Mango Board Collaborate on Research 
February 26, 2013

Davis, CA, February 26, 2013 –The National Mango Board (NMB) is a new research collaborator that is part of the Center for Produce Safety Partners in Research program.

Pacific Northwest Tree Fruit Industry Sets Regional Research Priorities 
February 20, 2013

Davis, CA, February 20, 2013 - This is the fourth year the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission (WTFRC) and the Center for Produce Safety (CPS) will collaborate to fund produce safety research.

CPS partners with Australian produce industry - Opportunity for US and Australian scientists to collaborate 
February 12, 2013

Davis, CA, February 12, 2013 - A new partner noted in this year's CPS proposal request is the Australian produce industry - Fresh Produce Safety Australia & New Zealand (FPSANZ) project, a joint initiative by the University of Sydney Faculty of Agriculture and Environment (USyd FAE) and PMA Australia - New Zealand (PMA A-NZ).

Center for Produce Safety Announces Call for Research Proposals 
February 1, 2013

Davis, California, February 1, 2013 - The Center for Produce Safety at the University of California, Davis, today announced its 2013 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.

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