PACA Trust Litigation Alert

PACA Trust Litigation Alert
On May 31, 2013, a civil action was filed in New York against Robert Guiliano d/b/a Guiliano Brother’s Produce in an effort to collect about $287,100.00 in alleged PACA trust debt.
On June 3, 2013, a civil action was filed in California against Miki’s…

Belle Foods Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

On July 1, 2013, Belle Foods LLC filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the Northern District of Alabama.
Although Belle Foods presented a top 20 list of unsecured creditors, the business has not yet submitted its full schedules of debts and assets, statement of financial affairs or other…

Jason Klinowski Quoted in “AndNowUKnow’s” Recent Article on Pro’s Ranch Markets Bankruptcy

On May 30, 2013, Eric Anderson of AndNowUKnow published an article discussing the Pro’s Ranch Markets bankruptcy case.
Here is a link to Eric’s article: Pro’s Ranch Markets Files for Bankruptcy with an Anticipated $7,229.773 in PACA Claims.  The article noted that…

Pro’s Ranch Markets Bankruptcy

On May 28, 2013, Pro’s Ranch Markets filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the District of Arizona.  Although the company has yet to file its schedules, the Debtor anticipates $7,229,772.85 in pre-petition PACA claims from 83 companies.
To be clear, the Pro’s Ranch Markets…

Freeborn to Exhibit at United Fresh!

Please stop by Booth # 840 and visit Jason Klinowski of Freeborn & Peters.  Members of our Food Industry Team will be on hand to greet everyone.  Come see us!

PACA Trust Litigation Alert!

PACA Trust Litigation Alert
On April 23, 2013, a civil action was filed in Florida against Old Fashion Honey Corp. d/b/a U.S. Food Logistics in an effort to collect about $465,670.00 in alleged PACA trust debt.
On April 24, 2013, a civil action was filed in California against Producers Choice…

Canadian Food Inspection Agency Not Liable for Negligent Performance of its Duties

In April of 2013, Nicholas Kluge wrote an article titled: Government Liability for an Unnecessary Product Recall  This article analyzed the recent decision of Los Angeles Salad Co. v. Canadian Food Inspection Agency, 2013 BCCA 34, which is a British Columbia Court of Appeals case.  In this…

PACA Trust Litigation Alert

PACA Trust Litigation Alert
On April 16, 2013, a civil action was filed in Puerto Rico against Fernando Baez-Gonzalez and Joanna Torres-Gonzalez in an effort to collect about $50,000.00 in alleged PACA trust debt.
On April 17, 2013, a civil action was filed in California against Warehouse…

Jason Klinowski to Attend the CPMA’s Convention & Trade Show in Toronto

 
Members of Freeborn & Peters’ Food Industry Team will attend the Canadian Produce Marketing Association’s annual convention and trade show in Toronto this week. If you are attending, please do not hesitate to contact us during the show.  We are looking forward to the…

PACA Trust Litigation Alert!

PACA Trust Litigation Alert
On March 21, 2013, a civil action was filed in Pennsylvania against Jerilu Fruit and Produce Company d/b/a Jerilu Produce Center to collect about $423,700.00 in alleged PACA trust debt.
On April 3, 2013, a civil action was filed in California against The Alphas…