UNITED BACKS REFORM OF PACA

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- In response to a bill that would abolish the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act, the United Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Association, Alexandria, Va., has drafted compromise legislation to reform, rather than do away with, the now controversial 65-year-old act.The association has lined up Rep. Richard Pombo, R-Calif., as a backer of its bill, which had not been introduced by late

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- In response to a bill that would abolish the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act, the United Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Association, Alexandria, Va., has drafted compromise legislation to reform, rather than do away with, the now controversial 65-year-old act.

The association has lined up Rep. Richard Pombo, R-Calif., as a backer of its bill, which had not been introduced by late last week, but is expected to be shortly, United officials said at their annual trad

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