BID-RIGGING SCHEME EXPOSED: Charges brought against NYC school foodservice suppliers

July 2000
FoodService Director;07/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p5
Trade Publication
Reports on the number of distributors and the number of individuals who have been charged by the United States Department of Justice with rigging bids for supply and delivery of frozen food and fresh produce to the New York City Board of Education. Annual food purchases in New York City schools; Likely penalty for the suppliers involved if convicted; Law used as basis for punishing the suppliers.


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