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USDA seeks nominees for the National Potato Promotion Board

- General News
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Marketing Service is seeking nominees for the National Potato Promotion Board to succeed 65 members with terms that expire Feb. 28, 2023.

IFPA gives produce impact of USDA’s Food System Transformation Framework

- General News
International Fresh Produce Association has responded to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s announced “Food System Transformation Framework” highlighting the aspects most likely to impact fresh produce and floral.

USDA warns of phishing scheme targeting its food purchase programs

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture is warning vendors who wish to participate in USDA food purchase programs of a possible phishing scheme.

USDA cites Florida citrus firm for PACA violations

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USDA has imposed sanctions on G & K Citrus LLC, Miami, Fla., for violating the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act.

National Potato Council applauds first shipments of U.S. potatoes to Mexico in decades

- General News
The National Potato Council today welcomed the news that the first shipments of U.S. fresh potatoes crossed into Mexico yesterday, May 11.

Florida firm satisfies terms of alleged PACA violations

- General News
In a complaint filed on Sept. 29, 2021, the USDA alleged that American Fruit & Produce Corp., Miami, Fla., failed to make full payment promptly in the total amount of $667,214 to 21 sellers for multiple lots of produce in violation of the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA).

USDA lifts PACA sanctions on NY produce business

- General News
USDA announced that Fong Shing International Corp. satisfied a reparation order in the amount of $53,540 issued under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) involving unpaid produce transactions.

USDA lifts PACA sanctions on Texas firm

- General News
USDA announced that Candymar Produce Inc. satisfied a $1,920 reparation order issued under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) involving unpaid produce transactions.

USDA restricts PACA violators in California and Florida

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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 Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA).

USDA to conduct vote on South Texas Onion Marketing Order

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USDA today announced that it will conduct another referendum among South Texas onion producers to determine their level of support for continuing their federal marketing order.