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USDA says individual not connected to NJ violator

- General News
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has determined that Parminder Singh is not responsibly connected to Southern Sun LLC, operating out of Woolwich, N.J.

USDA lifts PACA sanctions on Georgia business

- General News
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that Jusgo Duluth LLC, doing business as Jusgo Supermarket, satisfied a reparation order in the amount of $135,785 issued under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) involving unpaid produce transactions.

USDA announces revised performance measures for AMS grant programs

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The updated performance measures satisfy the 2018 Farm Bill directive for AMS to examine and develop new SCBGP performance measures in consultation with the State Departments of Agriculture and specialty crop stakeholders.

AMS releases solicitation for TEFAP Fresh Produce Packages

- General News
Please note bids are due by Wednesday, August 04 2021 at 1:00 pm central time. Bids must be submitted through the Web-Based Supply Chain Management System.

USDA restricts PACA violators in California, Nevada, New York and Puerto Rico

- General News
The USDA has imposed sanctions on four produce businesses for failing to meet contractual obligations to the sellers of produce they purchased and failing to pay reparation awards issued under the PACA.

USDA lifts PACA reparation sanctions on NY business

- General News
The USDA announced that Family Fruit 2 Inc., satisfied a reparation order in the amount of $47,025 issued under the PACA involving unpaid produce transactions.

USDA imposes sanctions on North Carolina company for PACA Violations

- General News
The USDA has imposed sanctions on Southern Produce Distributors Inc., Faison, N.C., for violating the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act.

USDA files action against Colorado brokerage for alleged PACA violations

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has filed an administrative complaint against Ringer & Son Brokerage Co. Inc. for alleged violations of the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA).

USDA warns of fraudulent emails misusing PACA name

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), warns member of the produce industry to beware of a fraudulent “phishing” scam where criminals have been sending fraudulent email messages using the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act Division (PACA) name.

USDA report shows California leads U.S. citrus production

- General News
The last USDA citrus report of the season sees a rise in orange production, led by California.