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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.
Mar 26, 2020 by Chris Koger
The Customs and Border Protection is reminding members of the public traveling through ports of entry to be aware of what produce and other food is prohibited from crossing into the U.S. from Mexico.
Mar 19, 2020 by Chris Koger
Farmers who use the H-2A guest worker program are facing COVID-19-related delays in the processing and approval of those workers.
Mar 18, 2020 by Tom Karst
The USDA said its food safety and pest and plant disease divisions, along with the Agricultural Marketing Service, continue to function as the coronavirus COVID-19 spread.
Mar 16, 2020 by Chris Koger
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has filed an administrative complaint against Trinity Fresh Distribution LLC, alleging the company owes almost $4 million to produce suppliers.
Mar 06, 2020 by Chris Koger
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has imposed sanctions on Write On Marketing Inc., for violating the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act.
Feb 25, 2020 by Chris Koger