$19 Million Settlement reached in Whistleblower case with DC schools food vendor

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A settlement has been reached in a whistleblower class action lawsuit brought against Chartwells and Thompson Hospitality, which formed a joint venture that provided food services for schools in the District starting in 2008.

Chartwells agreed to make $14 million in credits and payments to the school system and committed to provide $5 million in philanthropic support for DC area schools.

Filed July 8, 2013, the whistleblower lawsuit alleged that that the company overcharged the city and mismanaged the school meals programs, with food often arriving at schools late, spoiled or in short supply.

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