10/16/19 Daily Newsflash Roundup: USDA Actions, Endorsements & More!

10/16/19 Daily Newsflash Roundup: USDA Actions, Endorsements & More!

The latest roundup of Produce Market Guide news from the Daily Newsflash newsletter.

  • California Pizza Kitchen, Playa Vista, California is a new Foodservice firm to the Market.

  • Chef'd LLC, El Segundo, California - On Oct. 15, 2019 the USDA imposed sanctions on Chefd Inc., operating out of El Segundo, Calif., for failing to pay a $91,439 award in favor of a New York seller. As of the issuance date of the reparation order, Emily Waldorf, Peter Boyes, Lawrence Perkins and Jason Ackerman were listed as the officers, directors and/or major stockholders of the business.

  • Eight Point Distributors Inc., Honolulu, Hawaii has updated Business Address and Website.

  • Green World US LLC, Miami, Florida has updated Business Address.

  • HMSHost, Bethesda, Maryland is a new Foodservice firm to the Market.

  • Leggett Farming Partnership, Nashville, North Carolina has updated Phone & Fax and Operations.

  • MLC Berries Inc., Los Angeles, California - On Oct. 15, 2019 the USDA imposed sanctions on MLC Berries Inc., operating out of Los Angeles, Calif., for failing to pay a $39,099 award in favor of an Oregon seller. As of the issuance date of the reparation order, Miguel Campos was listed as the officer, director and/or major stockholder of the business.

  • Old West Export Inc., Visalia, California - On Oct. 15, 2019 the USDA imposed sanctions on Old West Export Inc., operating out of Visalia, Calif., for failing to pay a $187,393 award in favor of a California seller. As of the issuance date of the reparation order, Frances Murillo and Dave Muse were listed as the officers, directors and/or major stockholders of the business.

  • Orto Foods Inc., Congers, New York is a new Shipper to the Market.

  • Peri & Sons Farms Inc., Firebaugh, California has been Endorsed for Billing Practices, Business Integrity, Certification Management, Communication, Customer Service, On Time Shipping, Order Management, Packaging, Pay Practice, Quality, and Receiving & Processing.

  • Produce Logistics LLC, San Antonio, Texas is a new Wholesaler to the Market.

  • Richard Barrett Produce Co Inc., Muleshoe, Texas has been Endorsed for Communication.

  • Sandifer Farms LLC, Blackville, South Carolina - On October 15, 2019, the USDA imposed sanctions on Sandifer Farms LLC, operating out of Blackville, SC, for failing to pay a $172,156 award in favor of a Florida seller, issued under the PACA. As of the issuance date of the reparation order, Bruce A. Barron and Phillip L. Sandifer were listed as members of the business. Another principal of the business at the time of the order was Michael C. Harris. He has challenged his responsibly connected status.

  • Stewart Family Farms, Mission, Texas is a new Shipper to the Market.

  • Trinity Frozen Foods, Pembroke, North Carolina has updated Business Address, Phone & Fax, Produce, and Website.

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