INDUSTRY GROUPS JOIN IN PACA COMPROMISE

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Industry groups have reached a compromise on a long-standing dispute over the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act that would phase out retailer license fees by 1999.The compromise would also restrict nonpayment probes by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. "There's something for everybody in this compromise," Sarah Delea, director of public affairs for United Fresh Fruit and

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Industry groups have reached a compromise on a long-standing dispute over the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act that would phase out retailer license fees by 1999.

The compromise would also restrict nonpayment probes by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. "There's something for everybody in this compromise," Sarah Delea, director of public affairs for United Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Association, Alexandria, Va., told SN.

The industry groups involved

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