USDA Looking for Bids on 342,000 Pounds of Catfish
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is looking for offers to sell 342,000 pounds of catfish products to be used in the National School Lunch Program and other Federal Food and Nutrition Assistance Programs.
Acceptances on the frozen, unbreaded raw fillets will be announced on November 20, 2020 and deliveries are to be made between January 1, 2021 and June 30, 2021.
In September, the USDA was eyeing bids on seafood including wild shrimp and Alaska pollock for Federal programs. The USDA said the goal of the purchases was to assist the U.S. seafood sector as restaurants and the foodservice sector were shut down due to the coronavirus...Full Story »