The U.S. Department of Agriculture has sanctioned two companies for failing to pay reparation awards issued under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act.

The USDA on July 20 restricted T&R Produce Wholesale Trucking, Sanford, Fla., and Puerto Nuevo Cold Storage Inc., doing business as Puerto Nuevo Food Products, Puerto Nuevo, Puerto Rico.

The award amounts were not available at press time.