Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced it will award $24 million to research projects for improving food safety. The grants were awarded to 35 projects at 26 schools across the country through NIFA’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative’s (AFRI) Food Safety
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Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan announced Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded 17 grants in 13 states to improve the safety of the food supply through research, education and extension.

USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) awarded the grants, totaling $10.4 million, to universities to
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North Carolina State University (NCSU) has received a $25 million federal grant to study how human noroviruses are transmitted and survive in food, with a goal of finding better ways to control them and reduce the number of foodborne illnesses they cause.

The grant was announced Wednesday by Agriculture Secretary

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