United States Department of Agriculture Files Action Against Atlantic Frozen Foods in Pennsylvania for Alleged PACA Violations



United States Department of Agriculture Files Action Against Atlantic Frozen Foods in Pennsylvania for Alleged PACA Violations


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WASHINGTON, DC - An administrative complaint has been filed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) against Pennsylvania-based Atlantic Frozen Foods. The complaint comes after the company’s alleged violations of the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA).

According to a release, the company allegedly failed to make payment promptly to six produce sellers in the amount of $1,176,084 from December 2021 through May 2023.

Direct From the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service:

Atlantic Frozen Foods will have an opportunity to request a hearing. Should USDA find that the company committed repeated and flagrant violations, it would be barred from the produce industry as a licensee for three years, or two years with the posting of a USDA-approved surety bond. Furthermore, its principals could not be employed by or affiliated with any PACA licensee for two years, or one year with the posting of a USDA-approved surety bond.


For contact information and to read the release in its entirety, please click here.



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