(7) Block 16, INSPECTION POINT, contains the notice that an inspection is
to be performed both at origin and at destination. The vendor is required to have the
USDA inspect the product in the contractor's plant. The contractor is charged for these
inspections. The military veterinary service (VS) will perform a verification inspection at
(8) Block 17, ACCEPTANCE POINT, contains the acceptance point or that
point where final inspection is performed by the government before accepting the
product from the contractor. In this example, the sub-block DESTN (Destination) is
marked with an "X". This should direct you to block 6, the delivery point. If the ORIGIN
block were marked, you would go to block 3, the contractor's name and address.
(9) Block 19, SCHEDULE (Product Nomenclature) contains the product
nomenclature, which fully identifies the product. In this case, the product ordered is:
Quartered frozen chicken, broiler or fryer, type II, grade A, 3 to 3 l/2 pounds, without
neck or giblets.
(10) Block 19, SCHEDULE (referenced specification), contains the
referenced specification FED PP-C-248, which is a federal specification for chicken.
You would use this specification when performing your inspection.
(11) Block 19, SCHEDULE (National Stock Number [NSN]), shows the
National Stock Number, or NSN, which is a cataloging number used for all items
procured by the federal government. It is placed on the packaging of these items for
identification purposes. NOTE: Subsistence items all have NSN's that begin with 89.
(12) Block 19, SCHEDULE (Quantity), contains the quantity of product to be
delivered, in this case, 38,000 pounds.
(13) Block 19, SCHEDULE (Unit), shows the unit of product to be delivered.
Therefore, for this order for subsistence, 38,000 pounds of frozen quartered chicken will
be delivered to Scobey Cold Storage Co., San Antonio, Texas, by J. McMaster
Company on 8 July 86.
STANDARD FORM 26, AWARD/CONTRACT
a. Standard Form 26, Award/Contract, is used for indefinite delivery,
requirements contracts, that is, a contract which covers delivery of perishable food
items over a period of time, as well as for all semiperishable food items.
b. Figure 3-2 illustrates a Standard Form 26. Notice that essentially the same
information is contained on it as on the DPSC Form 300, but in a slightly different