USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) last week purchased 6,138,000 pounds of consumer pack whole chicken at a cost of $5,257,185.12 for school lunch and other domestic food nutrition assistance programs.  The complete purchase report for the consumer pack whole chicken can be found on AMS’s Web site.   Details of the September 9 purchase follow:

Product Pounds Award Prices Total Dollars
Consumer pack whole chicken 6,138,000 $0.8140 – $0.8797 $5,257,185.12