Cooperative Agreement to Support Shellfish Safety Assistance Project (U01)


The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), Office of Food Safety (OFS) is announcing its intent to award a single source cooperative agreement to the Interstate Shellfish Sanitation Conference (ISSC). The purpose of this cooperative agreement is to enhance the FDAâ₏™s molluscan shellfish sanitation program and provide the public greater assurance of the quality and safety of these products. Molluscan shellfish have been recognized by FDA as a significant source of seafood-borne illnesses and continue to be the subject of congressional, state, industry, and public concern. FDA has given high priority to enhance the agency's shellfish safety program and to provide the public greater assurance of the quality and safety of these products. FDA administers the National Shellfish Sanitation Program (NSSP). Under that program, the NSSP Model Ordinance serves as guidance for State shellfish sanitation programs and the promulgation of state regulations and laws concerning shellfish safety. This cooperative agreement will enhance FDA efforts to help ensure that shellfish are free of harmful pathogens.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Office: Food and Drug Administration
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreement
Number of Awards Available
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
The following organization is eligible to apply: Interstate Shellfish Sanitation Conference
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
Bryce Jones
Grants Management Specialist
Phone 240-402-2111
E-mail Address
Financial Information
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards up to $500,000.00


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