Well Under Industry Avg.: Georgia farms reduce prison food costs
- Shifting to `kitchen-ready' foods. // FoodService Director;2/15/97, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p52
Focuses on the Georgia Department of Corrections' use of its meat processing plants and canning facilities to decrease food service costs throughout its 74 prison facilities. Heightening the facility's food service training program; Strengths of Georgia's meat processing and canning operations;...
- Georgia DOC packages milk. // FoodService Director;11/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p18
Cites the annual savings that the Georgia Department of Corrections expects to realize from the installation of two 1/2 pint milk packaging machines. Capacity of the machines; Decrease in food-cost per inmates.
- One Clique: Why Rivals on the Streets Become Allies Behind Bars. Campbell, Sharrod // Corrections Today;Feb2009, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p36
The article discusses the efforts of the Georgia Department of Corrections to manage security threat groups (STGs). Four accepted categories of STGs, the author states, include motorcycle clubs, extremist/separatist groups, prison gangs, and street gangs. Also discussed is race as a commonality...
- USES VARY: Definition of 'raw food cost' poses debate. Althaus, Christine // FoodService Director;10/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p46
Focuses on various food cost terms used in comparing financial standards across the correctional foodservice market in the United States. Definition of raw food cost and total cost; Reason jail and detention center's costs are higher; Information on the calculation of various costs.
- How prison operators are cutting costs. // FoodService Director;10/15/97, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p82
Looks at the cost control measure introduced on food service providers for the prison system in the United States. Reference to the role of the American Correctional F/S Association; Impact of shipping costs on overall service costs.
- Shifts: State prisons avg. $1.3 mil. in food buys. Pond, James // FoodService Director;10/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p72
Highlights the increase in food purchases in prisons in the United States in 1999. Average food spending of local prisons; Amount spent for the entire Federal Bureau of Prisons; How some certain facilities are showing the ability to reduce food costs. INSET: In North Carolina Corrections:...
- Georgia's Progressive Procurement. Yarkin, David // Government Procurement;Aug/Sep2009, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p22
The article looks at the successful and systematic procurement program established by Georgia Department of Administrative Services (DOAS) when it leveraged the larger spend on a preventive and corrective maintenance contract. It says that the strategy of DOAS was to combine the cost of three...
- Feeding inmates in the Big Easy. // Food Management;Oct98, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p16
Presents statistics on the amount of foods prepared by the Orleans Parish Criminal Sheriff's (OPCS) Food Services Division (FSD) for inmates in New Orleans, Louisiana.
- Lining up for food-service privatization. Ryan, Frances // Caribbean Business;5/2/1996, Vol. 24 Issue 17, p2
Reports that the Puerto Rico Corrections Administration (CA) is considering enlarging the privatization of food services to all or the majority of its 10,000 inmates and 7,000 employees. Others governmental agencies likely to follow the Corrections Administration; Benefits of the possible...