Fight Over $10B Military Food Contract Draws Lawmakers' Ire

Law360, New York (April 17, 2013, 9:22 PM EDT) -- A House oversight panel sharply criticized the Defense Logistics Agency's multibillion-dollar efforts to deliver food to troops in Afghanistan as a textbook example of contracting gone wrong, expressing bewilderment that the DLA would continue the contract for years despite never fully agreeing with the contractor on what the work would cost.

The Defense Logistics Agency has been fighting with Swedish contractor Supreme Foodservice GmbH since it awarded the company a contract to deliver food in 2005, and the two sides are now more than $2.55 billion...
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