GAO Scraps Challenge Over DLA Chicken Parts Contract

Law360, New York (November 5, 2013, 4:04 PM EST) -- The U.S. Government Accountability Office on Monday nixed a bid protest by Star Food Service Inc., which claimed that a solicitation by the Defense Logistics Agency for various chicken parts improperly bundled requirements, in violation of the Small Business Act.

The GAO dismissed Star Food's assertion that the DLA's decision to bundle various chicken parts into one contract unduly restricted small businesses, finding that the agency does not currently procure chicken parts through separate contracts, thus rendering Star Food's claims moot.

“We agree with the agency...
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