05/07/2013 10:24 am ET Updated Jul 07, 2013

Michigan's New Prison Food Contractor Accused Of Skimping On Size And Quality Of Meals To Boost Profits | Detroit Free Press

LANSING -- Aramark, the company Michigan officials have selected to provide meals for about 45,000 state prisoners, has skimped on food and overbilled corrections departments in other states, according to audit reports.

Florida and Aramark parted ways in 2008 after the state repeatedly fined the company for contract violations and an audit accused Aramark of cutting costs and boosting profits by skimping on meals.

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