US Doesn't Owe $2M for Army Energy Bars, Fed. Circ. Told

Law360, New York (August 2, 2013, 3:57 PM EDT) -- The federal government on Thursday asked the Federal Circuit to reject an appeal by a private contractor that the military abandoned in what was once a joint plan to publicly commercialize Army ration energy bars.

Despite finding that the government breached its contract, the Court of Federal Claims denied energy bar manufacturer D'Andrea Brothers LLC the nearly $2 million in damages it had requested. The government on Thursday argued that the decision was not made in error because there is a lack of causality between the...
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