The U.S. Department of Agriculture has imposed sanctions on two Texas produce firms for failure to pay reparation awards issued under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act, according to a USDA release.
The following businesses and individuals are currently restricted from operating in the produce industry:
u G & J Fresh Produce LLC, McAllen, Texas, for failing to pay a $5,922 award in favor of a Texas seller. As of the issuance date of the reparation order, Josue De La Fuente and Gisela Munoz were listed as members of the business.
u Sun Belt Commodities Inc., Houston, for failing to pay a $122,221 award in favor of a California seller. As of the issuance date of the reparation order, Daniel Chen and James Lai were listed as the officers, directors, and/or major stockholders of the business.