FDA Announces Request for Applications for Vet-LRN Program Cooperative Agreement PA-12-194
June 6, 2012
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing a solicitation for applications from institutions and organizations for inclusion into its Veterinary Laboratory Response Network (Vet-LRN) Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Cooperative Agreement Program.
Vet-LRN is a CVM program that coordinates facilities, equipment, and professional expertise of government and veterinary diagnostic laboratories across the country and Canada in response to investigations involving animal food or drug related illnesses.
The cooperative agreements are intended to provide increased sample analyses in the event of animal food or drug related illnesses or other large-scale animal food/feed emergency events requiring surge capacity testing of implicated diagnostic or animal food samples.