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Welcome

We are the North Central Region that was selected by Department of Health and Human Services Food and Drug Administration (Grant Number 1R01FD005685-01) titled “Strategies  for Successful Implementation of FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act) in the North Central Region through Adoption of a Systems Approach and Stakeholder Engagement Framework” to represent the 12 states (Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Ohio, and Wisconsin) in the Midwest region of the United States. Our grant is covered under the Institutional Review Board, Office for Responsible Research at Iowa State University (IRB ID 16-123 4/5/2016).

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Recent News

July 13, 2018

UCONN is currently advertising for an Extension Educator for Food Safety.  Find more information on their website.  Applications will start being reviewed on July 20 and accepted until the position is filled.

 

July 12, 2018

Looking for information about the USDA aligning Harmonized GAP and the PSR?  Check out the FAQ's from AMS.   https://www.ams.usda.gov/sites/default/files/media/FAQsUSDAGAPFSMAProduc...

July 12, 2018

NIFA is currently recruiting for the position of Deputy Director of the Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition.  You can find the job posting at USA Jobs (https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/504733300).

July 12, 2018

FDA Announces new Cooperative Agreements

FDA Adds New States to Cooperative Agreement Program to Support Produce Safety

July 12, 2018

June 29, 2018

Read the July 2018 Newsletter here.
ncr_fsma_public_newsletter_july_2018.pdf