Protest Of FDA Contract Award For Animal Husbandry Services, U.S.GAO, September 28, 1995.
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Protest Of FDA Contract Award For Animal Husbandry Services, U.S.GAO, September 28, 1995.

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Matter of: Ebon Research Systems File: B Date: Septem Agency's consideration of protester's in-house expertise in veterinary medicine was reasonable and in accordance with solicitation for animal husbandry services that provided for evaluation of corporate background resources such as "technical expertise in animal care," because such expertise is reasonably related . (FDA) for animal husbandry services. Ebon, who was the incumbent contractor, argues that the agency improperly evaluated the technical and cost proposals, and irrationally selected Bionetics for award. We deny the protest. BACKGROUND On Janu , the FDA issued the solicitation for a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for animal husbandry. Federal agencies are required to award government contracts in accordance with numerous acquisition laws and regulations. If a party interested in a government contract believes that an agency has violated procurement law or regulation in a solicitation for goods or services, or in the award of a contract, it may file a bid protest with our office. Haz-Stor Company protests the award of a contract to Haz-Mat Containment Corporation for six hazardous materials storage buildings under invitation for bids (IFB) No. , issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). We deny the protest in part and dismiss it in part. The FDA issued the IFB on J , for between one and.

protests sustained in FY dropped to 12%, down from 13% in FY). Because the filing of a protest with GAO may trigger an automatic stay of contract award or performance, such protests can be said to “disrupt” agency operations. See, e.g., Memorandum for Secretaries of the Military Departments, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.   Second, pre-award protests can an essential part of your firm’s proposal preparation process. By clarifying the RFP upfront, you can set your firm up to be in the best position to win the award later down the line. A recent GAO decision presents a great example of the effective use of a pre-award protest. The protest concerns an RFP issued by. Browsing: Contract Awards. Federal government contract awards in the news. Contract Awards. Aug Accenture Federal to Build Modernized, Advanced Battle Management System for Air Force. ASRC Federal Data Solutions, has won the Ames Consolidated Information Technology Services 4 contract by NASA. The 5-year. GAO’s recent decision in HP Enterprise Services, LLC illustrates the challenges resulting from the recent changes to GAO’s task order protest also provides a useful overview of the current scope of GAO’s jurisdiction over such protests. HP Enterprise Services, LLC—Reconsideration, B (Janu ). Here is a bit of background on the recent jurisdictional.

  Protests of Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) orders remain unaffected by the NDAA and a contractor therefore still may protest to the GAO the award of an FSS order of any value. The NDAA amended 10 U.S.C. § c(e)(1)(B) by substantially increasing the GAO’s jurisdictional threshold for DoD task order protests from $10 million to $25 million. FDA regulates the food, food additives, drugs and vaccines given to animals, including both our pets and the animals raised for human consumption. Read these Consumer Updates to learn more.   There is also discussion under , if the agency would request dismissal of the GAO Protest. The GAO may consider a protest if protesting party files a protest in another forum within 10 days of actual or constructive knowledge of initial adverse agency action (see ). Contract award announcements can be found in three places: About 80% of over-$25, contract awards are announced at FedBizOpps. Most $25, awards are published by the Federal Procurement Data Center, but 6 months after the fact. Award information for any size procurement is .