Audit Finds Aramark Overbilled Ky. Prison System

Law360, New York (October 8, 2010, 3:15 PM EDT) -- An audit of the Kentucky Department of Corrections' $12 million food services contract with Aramark Corp. has found that the contractor overbilled by $32,000 and failed to keep adequate documentation of its performance.

Kentucky State Auditor Crit Luallen released a 61-page report Thursday finding that the state's DOC failed to properly monitor the contract, and there were “significant deviations” between operational practices and the contract language.

The company's poor documentation prevented auditors from determining whether Aramark followed food recipes, used the right amount of ingredients or...
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