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Southern Sun faces $750K PACA complaint

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has filed an administrative complaint against Southern Sun LLC, Swedesboro, N.J., alleging it failed to pay almost $750,000 owed to produce sellers.
Apr 06, 2020 by Chris Koger #Produce (General), #PACA

USDA sanctions five businesses for PACA violations

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has imposed sanctions on five businesses to enforce the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act.
Apr 05, 2020 by Chris Koger #Produce (General), #PACA

USDA names Bella Fresh Houston in $3.15 million PACA case

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has filed a complaint against Bella Fresh Houston LLC, alleging the company failed to pay more than $3.15 million to produce suppliers.
Mar 31, 2020 by Chris Koger #Produce (General), #PACA

Three companies and principal operators lose PACA licenses

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has sanctioned business in three states for violations of the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act.

Mar 31, 2020 by Chris Koger #Produce (General), #PACA

Produce groups urge quick action on market stabilization plan

The U.S. fresh produce industry needs the federal government’s immediate assistance to recover from economic distress caused by the ongoing coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak.

Importance of PACA protections escalates in pandemic

Fresh produce industry groups are alerting growers and other PACA licensees about the importance of maintaining the protections afforded by the law as the spread of coronavirus COVID-19 continues.

PAB Produce posts PACA surety bond

PAB Produce Inc., Los Angeles, has posted a surety bond with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to employ Jose Del Toro Jr.
Mar 26, 2020 by Chris Koger #Produce (General), #PACA

USDA files PACA complaint against Eternal Food Service

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has filed a Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act administrative complaint against the Enson Group LLC, doing business as Eternal Food Service.
Mar 26, 2020 by Chris Koger #Produce (General), #PACA

Western Growers: PACA should cover all claims during crisis

The fresh produce industry is facing unprecedented losses with the COVID-19 pandemic according to Western Growers, which is asking the USDA to cover all PACA claims to ensure produce sellers are fully protected.

Have PACA questions during the COVID-19 crisis? The USDA has answers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has compiled a list of FAQs for the Perishable Agriculture Commodities Act as customers ask suppliers about extending payment terms.