Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act to Increase the Statutory Ceilings on License Fees: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Domestic Marketing, Consumer Relations, and Nutrition of the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 4694, July 7, 1988
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture. Subcommittee on Domestic Marketing, Consumer Relations, and Nutrition
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1989 - Fruit - 165 pages
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Page 149 - ... division — the International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) — is a national trade association comprised of food distribution companies which primarily supply and service independent grocers and foodservice operations throughout the US and Canada. NAWGA...
Page 72 - Mr. Chairman, this concludes my statement. My associates and I will be glad to respond to any questions the committee may have.
Page 74 - United Fresh Fruit and Vegetable ASSOCiatiOn 727 North Washington Street. Alexandria. Va. 22314...
Page 3 - PACA established a code of fair trading practices covering the marketing of fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables in interstate and foreign commerce. It protects growers, shippers, distributors, retailers and others who deal in those commodities by prohibiting unfair and fraudulent practices.
Page 111 - ... and to protect the public interest. (2) Perishable agricultural commodities received by a commission merchant, dealer, or broker in all transactions, and all inventories of food or other products derived from perishable agricultural commodities, and any receivables or proceeds from the | sale of such commodities or products, shall be held by such commission merchant, dealer, or broker in trust for the benefit of all unpaid suppliers or sellers of such commodities or agents involved in the...
Page 158 - Enclosed for consideration by the Congress is a draft bill "To amend provisions of law concerned with Indian health care.' The draft bill would authorize appropriations under the Indian Health Care Improvement Act for fiscal years 1981 through 1984. A summary of the draft bill is enclosed. The draft bill would authorize the continuation of several important Indian health...
Page 148 - Agriculture before the Subcommittee on Domestic Marketing, Consumer Relations and Nutrition House Committee on Agriculture October 3, 1991 Mr.
Page 54 - I again thank you for the opportunity to appear before you today, and would be happy to answer any questions you might have.
Page 124 - ZAUCHA Mr. Chairman and members of the subcommittee, my name is Thomas K. Zaucha and I am President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Grocers Association (NGA). The National Grocers Association is the national trade association representing retail and wholesale grocers that comprise the independently owned and operated sector of the food distribution industry. This industry segment accounts for half of all food store sales in the United States more than $200 billion.