GAO Pans Air Force's Sole Sourcing Of Food Contracts

Law360, New York (August 30, 2012, 6:52 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Government Accountability Office on Tuesday sided with a mid-sized Texas contractor and said the Air Force violated the rules when it sole-sourced food contracts at air bases, a loss for food giant Sodexo Inc.

The GAO said the Air Force should open air base catering to bidding, siding with Corpus Christi, Texas-based contractor Asiel Enterprises Inc.

Asiel, which had been the provider of food at Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana and Dyess Air Force Base in Texas, complained after the Air Force moved...
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