USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service Reminds Buyers of Responsibilities for Preserving PACA Trust Rights in Electronic Invoicing

September 27, 2022 USDA AMS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is reminding buyers and sellers of fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables subject to the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) of the actions that must be taken for a seller to preserve their PACA trust rights in Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) or electronic invoicing (collectively, “EDI”) systems.

PACA Reparation Cases Now Available on Blue Book Online

February 23, 2021 Blue Book Services

Blue Book Services’ Claims Activity Table (CAT) was recently enhanced to include active PACA Reparation complainants. “The CAT gets thousands of views from Blue Book members each month, and the addition of PACA reparation complaints is something members have been asking for,” said Doug Nelson, Blue Book’s Vice President/Trading Assistance Manager.