The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced plans to purchase chicken for distribution to various food nutrition assistance programs.

Purchases will be made under the authority of Section 32 of the Act of August 24, 1935, with the purpose to encourage the continued domestic consumption of these products by diverting them from the normal channels of trade and commerce. Please see the following link for further details.

Questions regarding this procurement should be directed to Hilary Cole (Hilary.Cole@usda.gov).