FBO Notice Date 12/14/17
BIDS Reference Number 891
Document Type: Amendment
Subsistence

Department of Justice, Bureau of Prisons, Acquisitions Branch, 22030

89 -- Form 10 Q2 FY18 Subsistence-Kosher Meals SOL 15B41818Q00000007-1COMBINE DUE 121817Name: Client Services, Title: Client Services, Phone: 1.877.933.3243, Fax: 703.422.7822, Email: Clientservices@fedbid.com;AMENDMENT NOTICE: This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial itemsprepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. The solicitation number is 15B41818Q00000007-1 and is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwiseindicated herein. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-96. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 311999 with a small business size standard of 500.00 employees. This requirement is unrestricted and only qualified offerors may submit bids. The solicitation pricing on www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2017-12-18 11:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com. FOB Destination shall be Terre Haute, IN 47802

TheDOJ BOP FIELD OFFICES - FCI TERRE HAUTE requires the following items, Meet or Exceed, to the following:
LI 001: Kosher Meat - 18 Ounce Beans and Franks Meal consisting of:- 4 ounce Beef Franks or Cocktail Franks no artificial colors, - 8 ounce-weight Vegetarian Beans w/Tomato Sauce - 6 ounce-weight Diced PotatoesNote: The finished product of the Beef Frank may not contain more than 3.5% of a non dairy- non-meat binders and extenders or 2% isolated soy protein may be used, but must be shown in the ingredients statement on the product's label by its common name.12 per case. 80 Cases., 1, lot;
LI 002: Kosher Dairy - 7 Ounce Cheese Omelet Meal consisting of:- 3 ounce-weight Plain Egg Omelet- 1 ounce cheese- 3 ounce Potatoes12 per case. 33 Cases., 1, lot;
LI 003: Kosher Meat - 20 Ounce Chicken Cacciatore Meal consisting of: Chicken Cacciatore made from: - 4 ounce-weight Breaded Chicken Nuggets made from chunked and formed white meat, (not from mechanically de-boned meat), Breaded (Combined breading and added ingredients may not exceed 35% including no more than 5% soy used as a stabilizer)- 4 ounce-weight Tomato Sauce- 4 ounce-weight Diced Tomatoes- 1/2 ounce-weight Mushrooms- 1/2 ounce-weight diced Onion, Garlic, spices and vegetable oil- 3 ounce-weight Pasta Macaroni- 4 ounce-weight Sliced or Diced Carrots12 per case. 20 Cases., 1, lot;
LI 004: Kosher Meat - 20 Ounce Chicken Chow Mein Meal consisting of:Chicken Chow Mein entree made from:- 4 ounce-weight Breaded Chicken Nuggets made from chunked and formed white meat (not from mechanically de-boned meat), Breaded (Combined breading and added ingredients may not exceed 35% including no more than 5% soy used as a stabilizer)- 6 ounce-weight Gravy thickened w/corn starch- 1 ounce-weight Celery, Bell Pepper and Onion- 2 ounce-weight Green Beans- 3.5 ounce-weight White Rice- 3.5 ounce-weight Sweet Peas and Carrots12 per case. 40 Cases., 1, lot;
LI 005: "Kosher Meat - 16 ounce Chicken Patty Meal consisting of:- 4 ounce-weight Chicken Patty made from chunked and formed white meat (not from mechanically de-boned meat). Breaded (Combined breading and added ingredientsmay not exceed 35% including no more than 5% soy used as a stabilizer)- 2 ounce-weight Chicken Gravy- 6 ounce-weight Mashed Potatoes,- 4 ounce-weight Mixed Vegetables."12 ct per case. 80 Cases., 1, lot;
LI 006: KosherParve - 19 Ounce Vegetable Protein Chili Meal consisting of:Vegetable Protein Chili made from:- 4 ounce-weight Textured Soy Protein concentrate seasoned to resemble ground beef.- 3.5 ounce-weight Kidney Beans- 4 ounce-weight Crushed Tomatoes, Onions spices and stabilizers as required to maintain taste and consistency- 3.5 ounce-weight White Rice-4 ounce-weight Mixed Vegetables12 Per case. 22 Cases., 1, lot;
LI 007: Kosher Parve - 14 ounce Fish Fillet Meal consisting of:- 4 ounce-weight Fish Fillet cut from solid muscle fillet block pollack, whiting, flounder, cod, tilapia: or other white fish flesh fillet (not Breaded)- 2 ounce-weight Tomato Sauce- 4 ounce-weight White Rice- 4 ounce-weight Mature Lima Beans12 per case. 78 Cases., 1, lot;
LI 008: Kosher Meat - 16 Ounce Meatloaf Meal consisting of:- 4 ounce-weight Meatloaf (made with ground beef with not more than: 20% fat; 20% added ingredients)- 2 ounce-weight Brown Gravy- 6 ounce-weight Mashed Potatoes- 4 ounce-weight Mixed VegetablesNote: The finished product of the Meatloaf may not contain more than 3.5% of anon dairy- non-meat binders and extenders or 2% isolated soy protein may be used, but must be shown in the ingredients statement on the product's label by itscommon name.12 per case. 80 Cases., 1, lot;
LI 009: Kosher Meat - 16 Ounce Salisbury Steak Meal consisting of:- 4 ounce-weight Salisbury Steak (made with ground beef with not more than: 20% fat; 20% added ingredients)- 2 ounce-weight Brown Gravy- 6 ounce-weight Mashed Potatoes- 4 ounce-weight Mature Lima BeansNote: The finished product of the Salisbury Steak may not contain more than 3.5% of a non dairy- non-meat binders and extenders or 2% isolated soy protein maybe used, but must be shown in the ingredients statement on the product's label by its common name.12 per case. 85 cases., 1, lot;
LI 010: Kosher Parve - 13 Ounce Vegetable Protein Cutlet Meal consisting of:- 3.6 ounce-weight (minimum) Vegetable Protein Cutlet. Product not to exceed 260 mg sodium must have a minimum of 12g protein and not less than 5g of dietary fiber. (Must use soy protein concentrate for at least 70% of the Protein requirement) Product must be coated with batter mix or bread crumbs not to exceed 30% of total weight.- 2 ounce-weight Mushroom Gravy- 3.4 ounce-weight White Rice- 4 ounce-weight Lima Beans12 per case. 30 Cases., 1, lot;
LI 011: Kosher Meat - 20 Ounce Spaghetti and Meatballs Meal consisting of:- 4 ounce-weight cooked Beef Meatballs (made with ground beef with not more than: 20% fat; 20% added ingredients ;)- 5 ounce-weight Spaghetti Pasta- 3 ounce-weight Tomato Sauce- 8 ounce-weight Sweet PeasNote: The finished product of the Meatball may not contain more than 3.5% of anon dairy- non-meat binders and extenders or 2% isolated soy protein may be used, but must be shown in the ingredients statement on the product's label by itscommon name.12 per case. 85 Cases., 1, lot;
LI 012: Kosher Meat - 16 Ounce Turkey Cutlet Meal consisting of:- 4 ounce-weight Turkey Cutlet made from chunked and formed white meat (not from mechanically de-boned meat), Breaded (Combined breading and added ingredients may not exceed 35% including no more than 5% soy used as a stabilizer)- 2 ounce-weight Gravy- 6 ounce-weight Mashed Potatoes- 4 ounce-weight Mixed Vegetables.12 per case. 50 cases., 1, lot;
LI 013: Kosher 7 Ounce Spanish Omelet Meal consisting of:- 3 ounce-weight Plain Egg Omelet- 1 ounce Spanish Sauce- 3 ounce Potatoes"12 Count per case. 50 Cases., 1, lot;
LI 014: Kosher Bologna Luncheon Meat (chicken or turkey), Frozen, 4 Ounce multiple slice portion, (Shelf Stable may be 1-4 oz slice) Wrapped in Sealed Plastic. *Each individual package must be marked with the kosher certification hechsher. 50 Per Case. 15 Cases., 1, lot;

Solicitation and Buy Attachments

***Question Submission: Interested offerors must submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Buyer to respond. Questions must be submitted by using the 'Submit a Question' feature at www.fedbid.com. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.***

For this solicitation, DOJ BOP FIELD OFFICES - FCI TERRE HAUTE intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. DOJ BOP FIELD OFFICES - FCI TERRE HAUTE is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids. All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at www.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.FedBid.com. Offerors that are not currently registered to use www.FedBid.com should proceed to www.FedBid.com to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.FedBid.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the www.FedBid.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.FedBid.com process. Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or clientservices@fedbid.com.Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use.Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer beingdetermined as non-responsive.
As defined in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 2.101, the terms “offer” and “offeror” refer to a response to asolicitation that, if accepted, would bind the submitter to perform the resultant contract. The terms “bid” and “bidder” refer to an offer submitted in response to an Invitation for Bid (IFB). The term “proposal” refers to anoffer submitted in response to a Request for Proposal (RFP). The terms “quotation,” “quote,” and “quoter” refer to a non-binding submission in response to a Request for Quotation (RFQ) which is not an offer.

Unless the Buyer indicates otherwise within a particular line item description, each Sellershall include in its online Bid/Proposal/Quotation individual pricing for all required line items in order to be considered for award (i.e., Do not use the “Included in another line item” function when pricing each line item). If a lineitem cannot be separately priced, you must notify the buyer through the FedBid ‘Submit a Question’ feature regarding which line item(s) should be included inwhich other line item(s) and request reposting. Failure to comply with this term may result in the Bid/Proposal/Quotation being determined to be unacceptable.

Bid/Offer MUST be good for 60 calendar days after close of Buy, unless otherwise indicated.

The Contracting Officer will indicate elsewhere in this Buy as to whether responses will be evaluated for award based either upon (a) price and pricing factors only (Bids/Quotes) or (b) price and other factors (Proposals/Quotes). All Bids/Proposals/Quotations must conform to the listed specifications or the Statement of Work. If award criteria are based upon (b) price and other factors, the Contracting Officer shall clearly indicate the criteria tobe applied elsewhere in this Buy.

In addition to providing pricing at www.FedBid.com for this solicitation, each Bidder/Offeror/Quoter must provide any required, NON-PRICING responses (e.g. technical proposal, representations and certifications, etc.) so that they are received no later than the closing date andtime for this Buy. Submissions can be sent to clientservices@fedbid.com.

For Exact Match Only Commodity Buys- NO SUBSTITUTIONS, EXACT MATCH ONLY. The Bidder/Offeror/Quoter may not substitute any item/service listed on this order without prior written approval from the BOP Contracting Officer. No other individual is authorized, either verbally or in writing to change part numbers, manufacturer, quantity, delivery dates, or any other specifications of this Buy. Items/services that do not conform to descriptions and part numbers found in this Buy will be rejected at the time of delivery causing a return at the contractor's expense.

For all buys other than Exact Match Sellers MUST document what they are bidding for evaluation for award. Sellers must include, extended specs and/or manufacturer name and part numbers (if applicable). Failure to do this mayresult in non-consideration of the Bid/Proposal/Quotation. This information isREQUIRED in order for a seller’s Bid/Proposal/Quotation to be evaluated for award. FAR 52.211-6.

New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty.

Shipping must be free on board (FOB) destination CONUS (Continental U.S.), which means that the seller must deliver the goods on its conveyance at the destination specified by the buyer, and the seller is responsible for the cost of shipping andrisk of loss prior to actual delivery at the specified destination.

Thissolicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award, pursuant to applicable regulations and guidelines. Registration information can be found at www.sam.gov.

No partial shipments are permitted unless specifically authorized at the time of award.

Q&A -Please submit all questions by using the 'Submit a Question' button. This buy will then be reposted with Q&A based on the questions that come in (if applicable).

(a)In accordance with sections 536 and 537 of the Commerce, Justice, Science, and RelatedAgencies Appropriations Act, 2014 (Title II, Division B, Pub. L. 113-76), none ofthe fundsmade available by that Act may be used to enter into a contract, memorandum of understanding,or cooperative agreement with a corporation -(1) convicted of a felony criminal violation under any Federal law within thepreceding 24 months, where the awarding agency is aware of the conviction, unless an agencyhas considered suspension or debarment of the corporation and made a determination that thisfurther action is not necessary to protect the interests of the Government, or(2) that has any unpaid Federal tax liability that has been assessed, for whichalljudicial and administrative remedies have been exhausted or have lapsed, and that is not beingpaid in a timely manner pursuant to an agreement with the authority responsiblefor collectingthe tax liability, where the awarding agency is aware of the unpaid tax liability,unless an agency has considered suspension or debarment of the corporation and made adetermination that this further action is not necessary to protect the interests of the Government.(b) By accepting this award or order, in writing or by performance, the offeror/contractorrepresents that -(1) the offeror is not a corporation convicted of a felony criminal violation under anyFederal or State law within the preceding 24 months; and,(2) the offeror is not a corporation that has any unpaid Federal or State tax liabilitythat has been assessed, for which all judicial and administrative remedies havebeen exhausted orhave lapsed, and that is not being paid in a timely manner pursuant to an agreement with theauthority responsible for collecting the tax liabi lity.

This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and written solicitation will not be issued.

Evaluation will be based on an acceptable past performance and lowest price technically acceptable.

See the attached document for specific buy terms.

Acceptance of an offer will be in the form of a signed 1449 document by the required timeand date specified.

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DOJ/BPR/PPB/15B41818Q00000007-1/listing.html