USDA restricts businesses for PACA violations
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has restricted four companies from operating in the produce industry after not paying for shipments, violating the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act.
The companies, according to a USDA news release, are:
- SCC International Inc., Rio Rico, Ariz., for not paying $4,704 to an Arizona produce seller. Sergio Chamberlain was named as the officer, director and/or major stockholder of the business.
- Yuri and Eugene Inc., Los Angeles, for not paying $56,645 to a California seller. Nam Yi was identified as the officer, director and/or major stockholder of the business.
- New York Mark Group Inc., Long Island City, N.Y., for not paying $87,659 to a California Seller. NYM Holding Inc. and Deng Long were listed as officers, directors and/or major stockholders of the business.524
- TNS Produce Inc., Alexandria, Va., for not paying $21,524 to a seller in Hawaii. Susan Nguyen is listed as the officer, director and/or major stockholder.