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'Marketplace' Report: Overbilling for Troops' Chow

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'Marketplace' Report: Overbilling for Troops' Chow

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'Marketplace' Report: Overbilling for Troops' Chow

'Marketplace' Report: Overbilling for Troops' Chow

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The federal government is investigating possible price gouging and corruption by food companies that supply meals to U.S. troops in Iraq. Marketplace's John Dimsdale talks to Alex Cohen about the deals made between the Pentagon's key vendor and firms, including Perdue Farms and Sara Lee.