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Synopsis for inspection of food facilities

Solicitation Number: FDA-10-FOOD
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Office: Food and Drug Administration
Location: Office of Acquisitions and Grants Services - Rockville
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Added: Feb 23, 2010 4:00 pm
The Food and Drug Administration intends to award sole source contracts to State Agencies for Food Sanitation Inspections of food establishments. The State Agencies must have the authority and capability necessary to gain access to private commercial establishments in order to conduct regulatory inspections in accordance with the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. It is anticipated that awards will be made for a 12 month base contract period with the possibility of up to two 12 month options. The solicitation will be available on or about March 10, 2010, on the FedBizOpps website at Prospective offerors are responsible for downloading the solicitation and amendments. It is the responsibility of the offeror to monitor the FedBizOpps website for the release of the solicitation and amendments. Hard copies will be provided to individuals eligible under the Americans with Disabilities Act and Rehabilitation Act upon request. The proposed contract actions are for services for which the Government intends to solicit and negotiate with only one source as authorized by statute under the authority of FAR 6.302-5. This notice is issued for informational purposes and not a request for competitive proposals. Any interested party should submit a statement of capabilities in sufficient detail to determine if the requirements of this synopsis can be met no later than 15 days from the date of this announcement. A determination by the Government not to compete the proposed contracts based on responses from this notice is solely within the discretion of the government. Information received will normally be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement. Responses to this notice must be sent via email to No phone calls will be accepted.
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Solicitation 1

Posted Date:
April 9, 2010
SF 33.doc (108.00 Kb)
Description: RFP Cover page. Please sign and send in with your proposal.
2010 Food RFP.doc (1,361.50 Kb)
Description: Request for Proposal. Fill out section B and return along with appropriate documentation. Sections C-M do not need to be returned.
SF18.pdf (170.13 Kb)
Description: RFQ Cover page. Please sign and return if your proposal is less than $100,000.
2010 Food RFQ.doc (1,221.50 Kb)
Description: Request for Quotation.
Attachment 1.doc (43.50 Kb)
Description: Guidelines for State Coverage of NLEA Under Food Inspection Contracts
Attachment 2.doc (739.50 Kb)
Description: FDA Office of Regulatory Affairs Electronic State Access to Field Accomplishments and Compliance Tracking System
Attachment 3.doc (55.00 Kb)
Description: Audit Program
Attachment 4.pdf (58.15 Kb)
Description: Non-public Information Agreement (Signatures required)
Attachment 5.doc (28.50 Kb)
Description: Contractor Certificate and Government Grant of Commission
Attachment 6.pdf (45.37 Kb)
Description: Disclosure of Lobbying Activities
Description: Audit Agreement (Required if audits are proposed upon)
5630 Fishers Lane, Room 2129
Rockville, Maryland 20857-0001
Tania Gates
Phone: 301-827-7176
Fax: 301-827-7039
Lisa O'Neill,
Contracting Officer
Phone: 301-827-7184
Fax: 301-827-7039