USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) last week purchased 741,000 pounds of chicken fajita strips at an approximate cost of $1,427,790 for school lunch and other domestic food nutrition assistance programs. The complete purchase report can be found on AMS’s Web site. Details of the July 8 purchase follow:

Product Pounds Award Prices Total Dollars
Chicken Fajita Strips 741,000 $1.8900 – $1.9900 $1,427,790.00


The next invitation for chicken and chicken products was issued on July 13. Offers are due by July 22. Acceptances will be announced by July 29 for delivery from September 1-October 15. The invitation can be found on AMS’s Web site.