Michigan Department of Corrections statement on Aramark Correctional Services

Contact: Russ Marlan, Public Information Officer 517-373-6391

Although Aramark is responsible for its share of problems, they are not responsible for every issue that has been raised in recent months. We investigated recent allegations connecting Aramark's services to inmate illnesses and pests. We determined none of these incidents were caused by Aramark. Despite heavy scrutiny and challenges, Aramark has served more than 20 million meals through July with great efficiency. We are pleased with the new process for tracking Aramark's performance going forward and will work closely with the company to make sure this partnership is a success.