GAO Grants Costs For 2 Cos. In Food Contract Fight

Law360, New York (July 18, 2011, 5:33 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Government Accountability Office said in a decision released Monday that the U.S. Department of Defense must pay back two contractors for the costs of some of their bid protests over a $2 billion Middle East food services contract.

In April 2010, the Pentagon's Defense Logistics Agency awarded the lucrative contract — for food delivery to the U.S. military in Kuwait, Iraq and Jordan — to Dubai-based Anham FZCO LLC, according to a GAO decision from June 20. The other two companies that bid on...
To view the full article, register now.