USDA lifts sanctions on three produce companies

12/20/2012 05:50:00 PM
Tara Schupner

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has lifted sanctions on three produce companies after they satisfied Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act reparation orders.

The companies are:

  • Sheng Hung Hong Co. Inc., Cleveland. The responsibly connected officer is Ju K. Wu. Sheng Hung Hong can operate in the industry once it applies for and receives a PACA license, according to a news release from the USDA.
  • Platinum Growers Inc., Canyon Lake, Calif. The responsibly connected officers are Brian Douglas, Megan Douglas, and William Rosier.
  • Terra Produce Connection Corp., Miami. The responsibly connected officer is Virnalisi Velez.

The USDA also sanctioned four companies for failing to pay reparation awards:

  • Del Monte Farms LLC, (no affiliation with Del Monte Corp. or Del Monte Foods), Vineland, N.J., for failing to pay $4,760 to a Pennsylvania seller. The responsibly connected individual is Daniel Del Monte.
  • Produce Express of AZ LLC, Yuma, Ariz., for failing to pay $22,199 to an Arizona seller. The responsibly connected individual is Nava Pablo.
  • Wild West Produce LLC, Paso Robles, Calif., for failing to pay $1,634 to a California seller. The responsibly connected individual is Amy Luera.

Raul Moreno Flores, doing business as Fresh 2U, Los Angeles, for failing to pay $2,000 to a California seller. The sole responsibly connected proprietor is Raul Moreno Flores.



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