June 30, 2006
June 30, 2006 -- The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) on Thursday rejected offers for frozen lamb products due to price considerations. Rejected offer prices for lamb leg roasts and lamb roasts ranged from $3.09 per pound to $4.13 per pound. Four vendors submitted offers for this bid.
Bids for the next lamb purchase are due by 1:30 p.m., central time, on Friday, July 7, with the acceptance announce not later than Friday, July 14. Inquiries should be addressed to the Contracting Officer; Livestock and Seed Program; USDA, AMS, Stop 0253 Room 2610-South, 1400 Independence Ave. SW; Washington, D.C. 20250; telephone (202) 720-9538.
Additional program information can be accessed at: www.ams.usda.gov/lscp/otherredmeat/orm_purchaseinfo.htm
. Staff contact: Peter Orwick, ext. 33