Round 5 Approved Contractors for the Farmers to Families Food Box Program

All boxes are Combination Boxes

Vendor Name

Vendor State

Phone Number

Total Boxes Awarded

Contract Value

States Serviced

Cascadia Produce LLC

WA

Recoopering Packaged Commodities For Food Aid Programs

This notice supersedes EOD-110 dated May 10, 2002. In accordance with applicable laws, steamship companies must load only clean, undamaged packaged commodities and execute an ocean bill of lading accurately reflecting the number of units loaded. The steamship line must not load bags or shipping containers deemed damaged beyond repair into any vessel hold, barge, or container. Any commodities that have been subject to detrimental or unsanitary conditions will not be accepted for loading.

Stipulation and Agreed Order Requires Dean Foods to Pay 90 Percent of its Post-Bankruptcy USDA Milk Marketing Obligations

On January 15, 2021, the Honorable Chief Judge David R. Jones, of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, signed and entered a Stipulation and Agreed Order (Order) between the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), which is serving as legal counsel of record for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and Dean Foods.

USDA Seeks Nominees for the National Honey Board

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking nominees for the National Honey Board.  The Secretary of Agriculture will appoint individuals to succeed eight members and alternates whose terms expire Dec. 31, 2021. The deadline for nominations is June 1, 2021.

The board is composed of 10 industry members and 10 alternates. The board is seeking one first handler, one importer, one producer, one marketing cooperative representative and their alternates to serve three-year terms in office.