WASHINGTON — USDA has announced plans to purchase chicken leg quarters for surplus removal. A Solicitation will be issued in the near future.
Inquiries may be made by telephoning 202-720-4517 or addressing the Contracting Officer, USDA/AMS Commodity Procurement Staff, 1400 Independence Ave., S.W., STOP 0239, Washington, D.C. 20250-0256. An electronic version of this Purchase Announcement can be found at the Commodity Procurement website at http://www.ams.usda.gov/commoditypurchasing.
All offers must be submitted electronically through the Web-Based Supply Chain Management (WBSCM) system at http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?navid=WBSC. Offers submitted by any means other than WBSCM will be considered non-responsive.
Offerors are urged to review all documents as they pertain to this program, including the AMS Master Solicitation for Commodity Procurements, dated April 2015; the Qualification Requirements for Prospective Vendors, dated October 2014; and the Chicken Parts Commodity Specification dated April 2013. These documents are available on the AMS Commodity Procurement website at www.ams.usda.gov/commoditypurchasing.