Case Law Index
Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act

January 1, 1984 - March 1, 2011

This index provides a comprehensive though not necessarily exhaustive compilation of reported and unreported federal and state court decisions involving the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act. For those cases that have been summarized by the National Agricultural Law Center, a link is provided to the summary. The index will be regularly updated to reflect new judicial developments. The cases are listed in reverse chronological order.

The "Text" link goes to the freely available Google Scholar text of the opinion; the "Summary" link goes to a summary of the opinion written by the National Agricultural Law Center staff.



SUPREME COURT


Marek v. Chesny, 473 U.S. 1, 105 S. Ct. 3012, 87 L. Ed. 2d 1 (1985) (PACA cited regarding attorney's fees)  Text



FIRST CIRCUIT


Corona Fruits & Veggies, Inc. v. Class Produce Group, LLC, No. RDB-09-967, 2010 WL 2132652 (D. Md. May 25, 2010) (appeal of an administrative reparation proceeding)   Text

Movsovitz & Sons of Florida, Inc. v. Doral Bank, No. 08-1898, 2010 WL 1978958 (D. P. R. May 17, 2010) (separation of PACA trust assets from other assets)   Text

J.J.R. Distrib. Corp. v. Sandler Bros., 645 F.Supp.2d 25 (D. Me. 2009) (failure to promptly pay; denying injunction)  Text

Peter Condakes Co. v. Sandler Bros., No. 09-cv-168-P-S, 2009 WL 2148867 (D. Me. July 16, 2009) (failure to promptly pay and maintain sufficient trust assets)   Text

In re Bartlett, 397 B.R. 610 (Bankr. D. Mass. 2008) (control over PACA assets)  Text

In re Bartlett, Bankr. No. 05-45130-HJB, Adv. No. 06-04045, 2007 WL 1111251 (Bankr. D.Mass. Apr. 12, 2007)

F.C. Bloxom Co. v. Dee Produce Corp., Civil No. 04-2043(HL), 2007 WL 120718 (D.P.R. Jan. 11, 2007)  Text

Tropical Banana Co. v. Juan's Dominican Market, Inc., No. C.A. 05-342T, 2006 WL 2927320 (D.R.I. Sept. 18, 2006)  Text

Movsovitz & Sons of Fla., Inc. v. Scotiabank, 447 F.Supp. 2d 156 (D.P.R. 2006)  Text   |    Summary

Brigiotta's Farmland Produce & Garden Ctr., Inc. v. Przykuta, Inc., No. 05-CV-273S, 2006 WL 3240729 (W.D.N.Y. July 13, 2006)   Text

Carnival Fruit Co. v. Grewal, No. 04-CV-252-SM, 2006 WL 276736 (D.N.H. Jan. 31, 2006)

Movsovitz & Sons of Fla., Inc. v. Axel Gonzalez, Inc., 367 F.Supp. 2d 207 (D.P.R. 2005)  Text

Alphas Co. v. Pauly Product Co., No. Civ. 04-CV-61-JD, 2005 WL 1713407 (D.N.H. June 23, 2005)

Bernath v. Potato Serv. of Mich., 300 F.Supp. 2d 175 (D. Me. 2004)  Text

B.C. Produce, Inc. v. G & G Lambert, Inc., No. Civ.A. 02-10875RWZ, 2003 WL 22113426 (D. Mass. Sept. 12, 2003)

In re Ozcelik, 267 B.R. 485 (Bankr. D. Mass. 2001) (no superpriority claim for seller)  Text

Hiller Cranberry Prods., Inc. v. Koplovsky, 106 F. Supp. 2d 146 (D. Mass. 2000) (shareholder liability)  Text

Hiller Cranberry Prods., Inc. v. Koplovsky, 165 F.3d 1 (1st Cir. 1999) (non-payment claims under PACA)  Text

Johnson v. Koplovsky Foods, Inc., 5 F. Supp. 2d 48 (D. Mass. 1998) (damages claims under PACA)  Text

Hiller Cranberry Prods., Inc. v. Koplovsky Foods, Inc., 2 F. Supp. 2d 157 (D. Mass. 1998) aff'd in part, rev'd in part sub nom., Hiller Cranberry Prods., Inc. v. Koplovsky, 165 F.3d 1 (1st Cir. 1999) (PACA claims against buyer and shareholders)  Text

In re Melon Produce, Inc., No. 88-10112, 1994 WL 163172 (Bankr. D. Mass. Mar. 31, 1994) (PACA claims)  Text

Inn Foods, Inc. v. Olympic Int'l Bank & Trust Co., Civ. A. 89-2209-Y, 1994 WL 774505 (D. Mass. Dec. 14, 1993) aff'd sub nom., Inn Foods, Inc. v. Equitable Co-op. Bank, 45 F.3d 594 (1st Cir. 1995) (PACA and government procurement)  Text

In re John DeFrancesco & Sons, Inc., 114 B.R. 335 (Bankr. D. Mass. 1990) (Chapter 11 and PACA)  Text

Lyng v. A. Pellegrino & Sons, Inc., 694 F. Supp. 976 (D. Mass. 1988) (PACA claims)  Text

Blanchette v. Cataldo, 734 F.2d 869 (1st Cir. 1984) (PACA claims)  Text



SECOND CIRCUIT


Avanti Enters. v. A&T Produce, No. 09-CV-1185, 2010 WL 3909243 (E.D. N.Y. Sept. 30, 2010) (PACA action for failure to pay for produce)  Text

A. Ferlito Farms v. Empire Fresh Cuts, No. 5:10-CV_1044, 2010 WL 3909521 (N.D. N.Y. Sept. 30, 2010) (rights under a PACA trust)

D.Arrigo Bros. Co. of New York v. Garden State Produce Co., No. 09 Civ. 4185(DLC)(KNF), 2010 WL 3448004 (S.D. N.Y. Aug. 18, 2010) (enforcement of statutory trust)

Gold Medal Produce Inc. v. Ricosu Tropical Products, Inc., No. 09 Civ. 9858(CM)(RLE), 2010 WL 2267728 (S.D. N.Y. May 28, 2010) (service of process)

Basciani Foods, Inc. v. Mid Island Wholesale Fruit & Produce, Inc., No. 09-CV-4585(JS)(WDW), 2009 WL 3756603 (E.D.N.Y. Nov. 3, 2009) (enforcing payment out of PACA trust)  Text

Nathel & Nathel, Inc. v. Carlos Produce, No. 08-CV-4880 (JS)(WDW), 2009 WL 3297799 (E.D.N.Y. Oct. 9, 2009) (violations of PACA trust)  Text

Felix Produce Corp. v. New Lots Food Corp., No. 05-CV-5116 (JS)(ARL), 2009 WL 2985444 (E.D.N.Y. Sept. 14, 2009) (default judgment for failure to pay for produce)

In re Parra, 412 B.R. 99 (Bankr. E.D.N.Y. 2009) (violation of PACA statutory trust)  Text

S. Katzman Produce, Inc. v. Won, No. 08-CV-2403 (KAM)(VVP), 2009 WL 2448408 (E.D.N.Y. Aug. 7, 2009) (default judgment for failure to pay for produce)  Text

E. Armata, Inc. 27 Farmers Mkt., Inc., No. 08-5212 (KSH), 2009 WL 2386074 (D.N.J July 31, 2009) (entering a default judgment against violators of PACA)  Text

Winez Int'l Inc. v. Genesis Imp. & Exp. Inc., No. 07-CV-1887 (FB)(CLP), 2009 WL 1833602 (E.D.N.Y. June 25, 2009) (upholding judgment awarding for breach of trust)

Costa Oro, LLC v. Evergreen Int'l, Inc., No. 08-cv-3714, 2009 WL 765226 (N.D. Ill. Mar. 23, 2009) (dealer under PACA; breach of fiduciary duties)   Summary

Dayoub Mktg., Inc. v. Seven Seas Trading Co., No. 04 Civ 01881 (GBD)(HBP), 2009 WL 890034 (S.D. N.Y. Mar. 31, 2009) (damages for failure to pay for produce)  Text   |    Summary

Morris Okun, Inc. v. Vince's Farmers Market, No. 08 Civ. 7715(DLC), 2009 WL 562276 (S.D. N.Y. Mar. 4, 2009) (guarantee of unpaid invoices)  Text

Atl. Tropical Produce Corp. v. El Nene Meat & Food Corp., No. 06 Civ. 2413(DC), 2009 WL 436050 (S.D. N.Y. Feb. 23, 2009) (third-party liability under PACA)

H.C. Schmieding Produce Co. v. Alfa Quality Produce, Inc., 597 F.Supp.2d 313 (E.D. N.Y. 2009) (PACA does not recognize claim of preferential payments to creditor)  Text   |    Summary

Bonell Produce Co., Inc. v. Chloe Foods, Inc., No. 08-CV-4218 (FB)(CLP), 2008 WL 4951942 (E.D. N.Y. Nov. 19, 2008) (injunction to prevent violation of statutory trust)   Summary

H.C. Schmieding Produce Co., Inc. v. Alfa Quality Produce, Inc., No. 08 Civ. 0367(BMC), 2008 WL 4443278 (E.D. N.Y. Sept. 26, 2008) (control of PACA trust assets)  Text   |    Summary

A&J Produce Corp. v. Bronx Overall Econ. Dev. Corp., 542 F.3d 54 (2d Cir. 2008) (PACA trust assets; priority of trust creditors and secured creditors to trust assets)  Text   |    Summary

"R" Best Produce, Inc. v. DiSapio, 540 F.3d 115 (2d Cir. 2008) (person subject to personal jurisdiction under PACA)  Text   |    Summary

Ger-Nis Int'l, LLC v. FJB, Inc., No. 07 CV 898(CM), 2008 WL 2600074 (S.D. N.Y. June 25, 2008) (property subject to statutory trust)

Agri Exotic Trading, Inc. v. New Man Designed Sys., Ltd., No. 07-CV-0049 (NG)(MDG), 2008 WL 2397565 (E.D. N.Y. June 12, 2008) (entitlement to damages)   Text

Watermelon Express, Inc. v. Randone, No. 06 Civ. 10199(WHP), 2008 WL 2156729 (S.D. N.Y. May 19, 2008) (person in control of PACA assets)

Koam Produce, Inc. v. U.S., No. 06-4838-ag, 2008 WL 686375 (2nd Cir. Mar. 12, 2008) (bribing a produce inspector)   Text

RHA Trading Inc. v. LNM Tropical Imp., LLC, No. 06 CIV 7126(GEL), 2007 WL 4440929 (S.D. N.Y. Dec. 18, 2007) (enforcement of default reparation order)

Watermelon Express, Inc. v. Marine Park Farmer's Mkt., Inc., No. 05-CV-4649 (FB)(JO), 2007 WL 4125105 (E.D. N.Y. Nov. 16, 2007) (pretrial interest, attorney's fees, and other costs)   Text

Sage Fruit Co., LLC v. Michail Nash Corp., No. 07-CV-4204(CPS), 2007 WL 3226639 (E.D. N.Y. Oct. 29, 2007) (preliminary injunction)

Root Bros. Farms v. Mak, No. 05 Civ. 10863(LBS)(HBP), 2007 WL 2789481 (S.D. N.Y. Sept. 25, 2007) (notice under PACA)

Top Banana, L.L.C. v. Dom's Wholesale & Retail Center, Inc., No. 04 CV 2666(GBD), 2007 WL 2746810 (S.D. N.Y. Sept. 19, 2007) (Individual in control of PACA trust assets)  Text

Watermelon Express, Inc. v. Marine Park Farmer's Mkt., Inc., No. CV 05-4649(FB)(JO), 2007 WL 4125111 (E.D. N.Y. Sept. 14, 2007) (awarding of pre-judgment interest and attorney's fees)   Text

Coosemans Specialties, Inc. v. Gargiulo, 485 F.3d 701 (2nd Cir. 2007)  Text

Ger-Nis Int'l, L.L.C. v. FJB, Inc., No. 07-CV-898 (RCC), 2007 WL 656851 (S.D.N.Y. Mar. 1, 2007)

Lee Loi Indus., Inc. v. Impact Brokerage Corp., 473 F.Supp. 2d 566 (S.D.N.Y. 2007)  Text

Union Pac. R.R. Co. v. Inn Foods, Inc., 206 Fed. App'x 34 (2nd Cir. 2006)

Hunts Point Tomato Co. v. USDA, 204 Fed. App'x 981 (2nd Cir. 2006)

G & T Terminal Packaging Co. v. USDA, 468 F.3d 86 (2nd Cir. 2006)  Text

"R" Best Produce, Inc. v. Shulman-Rabin Mktg. Corp., 467 F.3d 238 (2nd Cir. 2006)  Text

Hintz & Reiman, Inc. v. J&J Produce, No. 05 Civ. 5739 LTS/KNF, 2006 WL 709106 (S.D.N.Y. Mar. 21, 2006)

Genecco Produce, Inc. v. Sol Group Mktg. Co., No. 04-CV-6282 CJS, 2006 WL 328385 (W.D.N.Y. Feb. 9, 2006)

D.M. Rothman & Co. v. Korea Commercial Bank of N.Y., 411 F.3d 90 (2nd Cir. 2005)  Text

Consumers Produce Co. v. M & T Chirico, Inc., 385 F.Supp. 2d 354 (W.D.N.Y. Sept. 30, 2005)

Genecco Produce, Inc. v. Sandia Depot, Inc., 386 F.Supp. 2d 165 (W.D.N.Y. 2005)  Text

Cont'l Food Group, L.L.C. v. P.J. Produce, Inc., 372 F.Supp. 2d 750 (S.D.N.Y. 2005)  Text

A & J Produce Corp. v. Chang, 385 F.Supp. 2d 354 (S.D.N.Y. 2005)  Text

Top Banana, L.L.C. v. Dom's Wholesale & Retail Ctr., Inc., No. 04 Civ.2666(GBD) (AJP), 2005 WL 1149774 (S.D.N.Y. May 16, 2005)  Text

Top Banana, L.L.C. v. Dom's Wholesale & Retail Ctr., Inc., No. 04 CV 2666(GBD), 2005 WL 1529736 (S.D.N.Y. June 28, 2005)  Text

Dayoub Mktg., Inc. v. S.K. Produce Corp., No. 04 Civ. 3125(WHP), 2005 WL 3006032 (S.D.N.Y. Nov. 9, 2005)  Text

E. Armata, Inc. v. Korea Commercial Bank of N.Y., 367 F.3d 123 (2nd Cir. 2004)  Text

Am. Banana Co. v. Republic Nat. Bank of N.Y., 362 F.3d 33 (2nd Cir. 2004) (statutory trust rights)   Text   |    Summary

B.T. Produce Co. v. Robert A. Johnson Sales, Inc., 354 F.Supp. 2d 284 (S.D.N.Y. 2004) (reparations award)  Text   |    Summary

Tray-Wrap, Inc. v. Pac. Tomato Growers, Ltd., No. 02 Civ. 1615(DC), 2004 WL 2471492 (S.D.N.Y. Nov. 1, 2004)  Text

Nobles-Collier, Inc. v. Hunts Point Tomato Co., No. 02 Civ. 4128(LMM), 02 Civ. 5287(LMM), 2004 WL 102756 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 22, 2004) (attorneys' fees)   Summary

Spinale v. United States, No. 03Civ.1704KMWJCF, 2004 WL 50873 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 9, 2004)

Koam Produce, Inc. v. DiMare Homestead, Inc., 329 F.3d 123 (2nd Cir. 2003) (reparations award)  Text   |    Summary

In re Delyser, 295 B.R. 430 (Bankr. W.D.N.Y. 2003) (statutory trust)  Text   |    Summary

Horizon Mktg. v. Kingdom Int'l Ltd., 244 F.Supp. 2d 131 (E.D.N.Y. 2003) (preliminary injunction; statutory trust)  Text   |    Summary

Albee Tomato Co. v. Korea Commercial Bank of N.Y., 282 F.Supp. 2d 6 (S.D.N.Y. 2003) (liability of bank)  Text   |    Summary

Am. Banana Co. v. PMD Produce Brokerage Corp., No. 96 Civ. 8127(RO), 2003 WL 22999204 (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 19, 2003)

"R" Best Produce, Inc. v. Eastside Food Plaza, Inc., No. 02 Civ. 6925(DLC), 2003 WL 22231577 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 30, 2003) (liability of corporate officer)   Summary

Eastside Food Plaza, Inc. v. "R" Best Produce, Inc., No. 03 Civ. 106(SAS), 2003 WL 21727788 (S.D.N.Y. July 23, 2003) (standing)   Summary

Talpa Sales, Inc. v. "R"' Best Produce Inc., No. 03 Civ. 106(DLC), 2003 WL 1845234 (S.D.N.Y. Apr. 3, 2003)

Koam Produce, Inc. v. Dimare Homestead, Inc., 222 F.Supp. 2d 399 (S.D.N.Y. 2002) (attorneys' fees)  Text   |    Summary

Koam Produce, Inc. v. DiMare Homestead, Inc., 213 F.Supp. 2d 314 (S.D.N.Y. 2002) (reparations award)  Text   |    Summary

E. Armata, Inc. v. David Lee's Produce Serv. Corp., No. 99 Civ.2042(AGS), 2002 WL 31834451 (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 17, 2002) (liability of bank)   Summary

"R" Best Prod., Inc. v. 646 Corp., No. 00 Civ. 8536(HB), 2002 WL 31453909 (S.D.N.Y. Oct. 31, 2002)

Regal Mktg. Inc. v. Sonny & Son Produce Corp., No. 01 Civ.1911(WK), 2002 WL 1788026 (S.D.N.Y. Aug. 1, 2002)

Koam Produce, Inc. v. DiMare Homestead, Inc., No. 01 Civ. 2494 (LLS), 2001 WL 1590539 (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 13, 2001) (reparation award appeal)  Text

E. Armata, Inc. v. David Lee's Produce Serv. Corp., No. 99 Civ. 2042, 2001 WL 1287006 (S.D.N.Y. Oct. 24, 2001) (bank dissipation of PACA trust)

E. Armata, Inc. v. David Lee's Produce Serv. Corp., No. 99 Civ. 2042 (AGS), 2001 WL 1132049 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 25, 2001) rev'd in part on reh'g, No. 99 Civ. 2042, 2001 WL 1287006 (S.D.N.Y. Oct. 24, 2001) (non-payment of shipped produce)

Am. Banana Co., Inc. v. Republic Nat. Bank of N.Y., N.A., No. 99 Civ. 1330 (AGS), 2001 WL 1132045 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 25, 2001) (non-payment of produce)

Sunniland Fruit Co., Inc. v. PMI Produce Corp., Inc., No. 00 Civ. 8410 (SAS), 2001 WL 761174 (S.D.N.Y. July 6, 2001) (trust beneficiary)

Schulz v. Pataki, 137 F. Supp. 2d 80 (N.D.N.Y. 2001) (federal antitrust standing denied)  Text

Six L's Packing Co., Inc. v. Post & Taback, Inc., 132 F. Supp. 2d 306 (S.D.N.Y. 2001) (modified judgment prohibited installment payments by trustee)  Text

C.H. Robinson Co. v. Alanco Corp., 239 F.3d 483 (2d Cir. 2001) (PACA trust not subject to attorney's lien)  Text

Lincoln Diversified Sys., Inc. v. Manos Plus, Inc., No. 98 Civ. 5593 (RWS), 2000 WL 1880338 (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 27, 2000) (FRCP 56 under PACA claim)

Frankie Boy Produce Corp. v. Sun Pac. Enters., 99 CIV. 10158 (DLC), 2000 WL 1532914 (S.D.N.Y. Oct. 17, 2000) (reparation award appeal)   Text

Lincoln Diversified, Inc. v. Mangos Plus, Inc., No. 98 Civ. 5593 RWS, 2000 WL 890198 (S.D.N.Y. July 5, 2000) (creditor claims under PACA)

Am. Banana Co., Inc. v. Republic Nat'l Bank of New York, N.A., No. 99 Civ. 1330 AGS, 2000 WL 521341 (S.D.N.Y. May 1, 2000) (PACA claim applicability to a 3rd Party)

In re Clinton St. Food Corp., 254 B.R. 523 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 2000) (fraud claim of bid rigging)  Text

C.H. Robinson Co. v. Alanco Corp., No. 97 Civ. 6018 (AJP), 2000 WL 101238 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 28, 2000) aff'd, 239 F.3d 483 (2d Cir. 2001) (superior rights to PACA proceeds involving attorney's fees)  Text

Schulz v. Pataki, No. 98 CV 150, 1999 WL 33290646 (N.D.N.Y. Nov. 20, 1999) (statutory pre-requisites of a PACA claim)  Text

D.M. Rothman Co., Inc. v. Cohen Mktg. Int'l, Inc., No. 98 Civ. 7905 (RO), 1999 WL 493419 (S.D.N.Y. July 9, 1999) (unsecured creditor claim under PACA)

Cayuga Indian Nation of New York v. Pataki, No. 80-CV-930, 1999 WL 224615 (N.D.N.Y. Apr. 15, 1999) (prejudgement interest award)  Text

Fishgold v. OnBank & Trust Co., 43 F. Supp. 2d 346 (W.D.N.Y. 1999) (loan satisfaction claim under PACA)  Text

Kanowitz Fruit & Produce Co., Inc. v. United States, 166 F.3d 1200 (2d Cir. 1998) (license revocation order review)

Albee Tomato, Inc. v. A.B. Shalom Produce Corp., 155 F.3d 612 (2d Cir. 1998) (disgorgement under PACA)  Text

Hiller Cranberry Prods., Inc. v. Koplovsky, 5 F. Supp. 2d 89 (N.D.N.Y. 1998) (PACA claims)  Text

Havana Potatoes of New York Corp. v. United States, 136 F.3d 89 (2d Cir. 1997) (license revocation order review)  Text

N. Am. Produce Corp. v. Reddi-Salad Co., Inc., No. 91 CV 1242, 1997 WL 793103 (E.D.N.Y. Nov. 28, 1997) (PACA claims)

In re Centennial Textiles, Inc., 209 B.R. 31 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 1997) (trust beneficiary rights under summary judgment)  Text

In re Fishgold, 206 B.R. 50 (Bankr. W.D.N.Y. 1997) (fiduciary fraud discharge exception under PACA)  Text

County Produce, Inc. v. U.S. Dep't of Agric., 116 F.3d 1472 (2d Cir. 1997) (PACA and employment bar)

County Produce, Inc. v. U.S. Dep't of Agric., 103 F.3d 263 (2d Cir. 1997) (license revocation order review)  Text

Loi Banana Corp. of Brooklyn v. Cent. Brooklyn Produce Wholesalers & Comm'n Merchs., Inc., No. CV 93-4102 (RJD), 1996 WL 391574 (E.D.N.Y. July 10, 1996) (PACA claims)

In re Kornblum & Co., Inc., 81 F.3d 280 (2d Cir. 1996) (Chapter 7 and PACA)  Text

Tray-Wrap, Inc. v. Meyer Tomatoes, No. 90 Civ. 7688 (DLC), 1996 WL 54321 (S.D.N.Y. Feb. 9, 1996) (attorney's fees and costs)

Albee Tomato, Inc. v. A. B. Shalom Produce Corp., No. 89 Civ. 01888 (MJL), 1995 WL 766306 (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 28, 1995) aff'd in part, rev'd in part sub nom., Albee Tomato, Inc. v. A.B. Shalom Produce Corp., 155 F.3d 612 (2d Cir. 1998) (summary judgment under PACA)

In re Morabito Bros., Inc., 188 B.R. 114 (Bankr. W.D.N.Y. 1995) (supplier's rights under trust)  Text

Endico Potatoes, Inc. v. CIT Grp./Factoring, Inc., 67 F.3d 1063 (2d Cir. 1995) (definition of perishable agricultural commodities and PACA claims)  Text

G. & T. Terminal Packaging Co., Inc. v. Hawman, 122 F.3d 1056 (2d Cir. 1995) (reparation award)

E. Armata, Inc. v. Platinum Funding Corp., 887 F. Supp. 590 (S.D.N.Y. 1995) (PACA claims)  Text

In re Casey, 181 B.R. 763 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 1995) (Chapter 7, PACA, willful and malicious injury)  Text

In re Kornblum & Co., Inc., 177 B.R. 187 (S.D.N.Y. 1995) vacated, 81 F.3d 280 (2d Cir. 1996) (Chapter 7 and PACA)  Text

Tray-Wrap, Inc. v. Meyer, No. 90 Civ. 7688 (DLC), 1994 WL 710804 (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 20, 1994) aff'd, 71 F.3d 404 (2d Cir. 1995) (reparation award appeal)

G & T Terminal Packaging Co., Inc. v. Hawman, No. 87 Civ. 7521 (MJL), 1994 WL 669546 (S.D.N.Y. Nov. 30, 1994) (attorney's fees)

Post & Taback, Inc. v. Merrill Lynch Bus. Fin. Servs. Inc., 859 F. Supp. 757 (S.D.N.Y. 1994) (PACA claims)

Riccelli's Produce, Inc. v. Horton Tomato Co., Inc., 155 F.R.D. 411 (N.D.N.Y. 1994) (PACA claims)

In re N. Merberg & Sons, Inc., 166 B.R. 567 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 1994) (Chapter 7 and PACA)  Text

In re Chipwich, Inc., 165 B.R. 135 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 1994) (PACA claims)  Text

Finest Fruits, Inc. v. Exportal Ltda., No. 93 Civ. 360 (RO), 1993 WL 541663 (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 30, 1993) (reparation proceeding)

Mid-Valley Produce Corp. v. 4-XXX Produce Corp., 833 F. Supp. 193 (E.D.N.Y. 1993) (PACA claims)  Text

Post & Taback, Inc. v. Merrill Lynch Bus. Fin. Servs., Inc., No. 91-CV-3927 (MJL), 1993 WL 13011573 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 23, 1993) (PACA trust interests notice)

A & J Produce Corp. v. CIT Grp./Factoring, Inc., 829 F. Supp. 651 (S.D.N.Y. 1993) aff'd in part, rev'd in part sub nom., Endico Potatoes, Inc. v. CIT Grp./Factoring, Inc., 67 F.3d 1063 (2d Cir. 1995) (PACA liability application to President of distributor company)

Golub Corp. v. Andrew & Williamson Sales Co., No. 91-CV-366, 1993 WL 245582 (N.D.N.Y. July 2, 1993) (PACA and administrative appeal)

Mid-Valley Produce Corp. v. 4-XXX Produce Corp., 819 F. Supp. 209 (E.D.N.Y. 1993) (PACA liability)  Text

Morris Okun, Inc. v. Harry Zimmerman, Inc., 814 F. Supp. 346 (S.D.N.Y. 1993) (PACA claims)  Text

Loi Banana Corp. v. Maddalone Meat & Food Warehouse, Inc., No. 93 CV 0494 (SJ), 1993 WL 50538 (E.D.N.Y. Feb. 16, 1993) (preliminary injunction)

Tray-Wrap, Inc. v. Six L's Packing Co., Inc., 984 F.2d 65 (2d Cir. 1993) (reparation proceeding and jury trial request)  Text

Melmarkets, Inc. v. Victor Joseph & Son, Inc., No. 89 Civ. 6585 (PNL), 1992 WL 350794 (S.D.N.Y. Nov. 19, 1992) (PACA claims)

Point Produce, Inc. v. Mt. Vernon Grocery Corp., No. 91 Civ. 6150 (JFK), 1992 WL 170680 (S.D.N.Y. July 7, 1992) (PACA claims and definition of PACA creditor)

Debruyn Produce Co. v. Sobiech, No. 91 Civ. 7995 (PKL), 1992 WL 168098 (S.D.N.Y. June 30, 1992) (PACA claims)

Tray-Wrap, Inc. v. Six L's Packing Co., Inc., No. 87 Civ. 6594 (CMM), 1992 WL 138312 (S.D.N.Y. June 1, 1992) rev'd, 984 F.2d 65 (2d Cir. 1993) (reparation award appeal)

D'Arrigo Bros. Co. of N.Y., Inc. v. N. Am. Produce Corp., No. 91 Civ. 7707(RLC), 1991 WL 274471 (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 9, 1991) (PACA claims)

Tray-Wrap, Inc. v. Meyer, No. 90 Civ. 7688 (CSH), 1991 WL 150234 (S.D.N.Y. July 26, 1991) (reparation award appeal)

Tray-Wrap, Inc. v. Meyer, No. 90 Civ. 7688 (CSH), 1991 WL 107423 (S.D.N.Y. June 11, 1991) withdrawn, No. 90 Civ. 7688 (CSH), 1991 WL 120391 (S.D.N.Y. June 21, 1991) (reparation award appeal)

Tray-Wrap, Inc. v. Homestead Tomato Packing Co., Inc., 933 F.2d 1130 (2d Cir. 1991) (attorney's fees)  Text

Melmarkets, Inc. v. Victor Joseph & Son, Inc., No. 89 Civ. 6585 (PNL), 1990 WL 155594 (S.D.N.Y. Oct. 11, 1990) (reparation award appeal)

McCracken v. Finest Fruits, Inc., No. 89 Civ. 819 (SWK), 1990 WL 144140 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 27, 1990) (attorney's fees)

JSG Trading Corp. v. Tray-Wrap, Inc., 917 F.2d 75 (2d Cir. 1990) (preliminary injunction)  Text

Matter of United Fruit & Produce Co., Inc., 119 B.R. 10 (Bankr. D. Conn. 1990) (Chapter 7 and PACA)  Text

In re New York Produce Am. & Korean Auction Corp., No. 89 Civ. 8550 (MBM), 1990 WL 129197 (S.D.N.Y. Aug. 31, 1990) (Chapter 7 and PACA)

In re Cerreta, 116 B.R. 402 (Bankr. D. Vt. 1990) (Chapter 7 and PACA)  Text

D'Arrigo Bros. Co. of New York, Inc. v. Freshville Produce Distribs., Inc., No. 87 Civ. 1091 (PNL), 1990 WL 310632 (S.D.N.Y. Apr. 13, 1990) (PACA claims)

In re New York Produce Am. & Korean Auction Corp., 106 B.R. 42 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 1989) (Chapter 7 and PACA)

JSG Trading Corp. v. Tray-Wrap, Inc., No. 89 Civ. 5724 (JFK), 1989 WL 116450 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 25, 1989) rev'd, 917 F.2d 75 (2d Cir. 1990) (preliminary injunction under FRCP 65)

Finest Fruits, Inc. v. Bertuca, 714 F. Supp. 94 (S.D.N.Y. 1989) (breach of contract and fraud under PACA)  Text

G. & T. Terminal Packaging Co., Inc. v. Hawman, 870 F.2d 77 (2d Cir. 1989) (reparation award appeal)  Text

A & J Produce Corp. v. Foodways, Inc., No. 88 Civ. 0754 (MBM), 1988 WL 120159 (S.D.N.Y. Nov. 2, 1988) (preliminary injunction under PACA)

Finest Fruits, Inc. v. Korean Produce Corp., No. 87 Civ. 6579 (SWK), 1988 WL 96028 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 6, 1988) (PACA claims)

G. & T. Terminal Packaging Co., Inc. v. Hawman, No. 87 Civ. 7521 (MJL), 1988 WL 83422 (S.D.N.Y. Aug. 1, 1988) rev'd, 870 F.2d 77 (2d Cir. 1989) (USDA order appeal under PACA)

In re United Fruit & Produce Co., Inc., 86 B.R. 14 (Bankr. D. Conn. 1988) (PACA claims)  Text

In re Al Nagelberg & Co., Inc., 84 B.R. 19 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 1988) (PACA claims)  Text

Harry Klein Produce Corp. v. U.S. Dep't of Agric., 831 F.2d 403 (2d Cir. 1987) (accurate accounting and prompt payment under PACA)

Finest Fruits, Inc. v. Korean Produce Corp., No. 87 Civ. 6579 (SWK), 1987 WL 18454 (S.D.N.Y. Oct. 2, 1987) (PACA claims)   Text

Dole Fresh Fruit Co. v. United Banana Co., Inc., 821 F.2d 106 (2d Cir. 1987) (PACA claims)  Text

G & T Terminal Packaging Co., Inc. v. Joe Phillips, Inc., 798 F.2d 579 (2d Cir. 1986) (reparation award appeal)  Text

Al Finer Co. v. Premium Produce Corp., No. 86 Civ. 1485-CSH, 1986 WL 8318 (S.D.N.Y. July 18, 1986) (damages under PACA)

G & T Terminal Packaging Co., Inc. v. Joe Phillips, Inc., 618 F. Supp. 127 (S.D.N.Y. 1985) amended sub nom., G & T Terminal Packaging, Inc. v. Joe Phillips, Inc., No. 83 Civ. 6351 (BN) SWK, 1985 WL 2894 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 26, 1985) and rev'd, 798 F.2d 579 (2d Cir. 1986) (reparation award appeal)  Text



THIRD CIRCUIT


W. Coast Distrib., Inc. v. Preferred Produce & Food Serv., Inc., 3:09CV1323, 2010 WL 2635831 (M.D. Pa. June 29, 2010) (commingling of PACA assets)   Text

Fresh Direct, Inc. v. Harvin Foods, Inc., No. 10-040-GMS, 2010 WL 2541925 (D. Del. June 22, 2010) (agent binds the wholesale produce dealer)  Text

Frank Gargiulo & Son v. Riverdell Mkt. Corp., No. 08-5102 (JAG), 2009 WL 2151908 (D.N.J. July 14, 2009) (failure to complete payment for produce)  Text

In re Zach, Bankr. No. 1-08-bk-04160 RNO, Adv. No. 1-08-ap-00160 (Bankr. M.D. Pa. June 29, 2009) (exemption from discharge of PACA debts)

Bear Mountain Orchards, Inc. v. Mich-Kim, Inc., Nos. 07-853, 07-892, 2008 WL 4710920 (E.D. Pa. Oct. 22, 2008) (fradulant transfer of PACA trust assets)  Text  |  Summary

Pac. Int'l Mktg. v. A & B Produce, Inc., Nos. 03-3564, 03-5556, 2007 WL 2253521 (E.D. Pa. Aug. 2, 2007) (individual officer liability)  Text

Baiardi Food Chain v. United States, 482 F.3d 238 (3rd Cir. 2007)  Text

Pac. Int'l Mktg., Inc. v. A & B Produce, Inc., 462 F.3d 279 (3rd Cir. 2006)  Text  |   Summary

In re Fleming Co., No. 03-10945(MFW), 03-56207(MFW), Civ. 03-1049-SLR, 04-54600(MFW), Civ. 04-1284-SLR, 2006 WL 2793176 (D.Del. Sept. 28, 2006)  Text

In re Zagara's Fresh Markets, L.L.C., No. 03-43017 (GMB), 2006 WL 4452980 (Bankr. D.N.J. Apr. 13, 2006)  Text

Weis-Buy Servs., Inc. v. Paglia, 411 F.3d 415 (3rd Cir. 2005) (individual liability)  Text  |  Summary

J. Ambrogi Food Distrib. Inc. v. Top Dog America's Bar & Grille of PA, Inc., No. Civ.A.05-337, 2005 WL 1655891 (E.D. Pa. July 14, 2005)  Text

Botman Int'l, B.V. v. Int'l Produce Imp., Inc., No. Civ.A.99-5088, 2005 WL 1532533 (E.D. Pa. June 29, 2005)

In re Fleming Co., 316 B.R. 809 (D.Del. 2004) (definition of "perishable agricultural commodities" and attorney's fees)  Text  |   Summary

Chiquita Brands Co. N. Am. v. J & J Foods, Inc., No. Civ.A. 03CV05283, 2004 WL 2536860 (E.D. Pa. Nov. 8, 2004)

Botman Int'l, B.V. v. Int'l Produce Imp., Inc., No. Civ.A. 99 CV 5088, 2004 WL 1686948 (E.D. Pa. July 28, 2004)  Text

Pac. Int'l Mktg., Inc. v. A & B Produce, Inc., No. Civ.A.03-3564, Civ.A.03-5556, 2004 WL 1638133 (E.D. Pa. July 20, 2004)

Phillips Mushroom Farms, L.P. v. Gold Star Mushroom Co., No. Civ.A. 00-CV-6397, 2004 WL 620166 (E.D. Pa. Mar. 29, 2004)  Text

In re Masdea, 307 B.R. 466 (Bankr. W.D. Pa. 2004)   Text

Weis-Buy Servs., Inc. v. Paglia, 307 F.Supp. 2d 682 (W.D. Pa. 2004)  Text

Bandwagon Brokerage, Inc. v. Mafolie Foods Co., Inc., 168 F. Supp. 2d 506 (D.V.I. 2001) (buyer not a PACA dealer)  Text

In re Ameriserve Food Distrib., Inc., 267 B.R. 668 (D. Del. 2001) (collateral estoppel prohibited)  Text

Tanimura & Antle, Inc. v. Packed Fresh Produce, Inc., 222 F.3d 132 (3d Cir. 2000) (injunction to prevent dissipation of PACA trust assets)  Text

Weis-Buy Servs., Inc. v. Storey's Fruit & Produce, Inc., Civ. A. 98-6078, 2000 WL 1038122 (E.D. Pa. July 13, 2000) (attorney's fees under PACA)   Text

Cavendish Farms v. Ameriserve Food Distrib., Inc., No. A-00-615, 2000 WL 33682393 (Bankr. D. Del. June 22, 2000) (PACA claim a non-core proceeding under 28 U.S.C. 157(b)(3))   Text

In re Magic Rests., Inc., 205 F.3d 108 (3d Cir. 2000) (Rest. as a dealer under PACA)  Text

Weis-Buy Servs., Inc. v. Storey's Fruit & Produce, Inc., Civ. A. 98-6078, 2000 WL 10445 (E.D. Pa. Jan. 6, 2000) (attorney's costs and fees)

In re United Fruit & Produce Co., Inc., 242 B.R. 295 (Bankr. W.D. Pa. 1999) (PACA assets and estate Prop.)  Text

Botman Int'l, B.V. v. Int'l Produce Imports, Inc., Civ. A. 99-5088, 1999 WL 997752 (E.D. Pa. Nov. 4, 1999) (PACA applicability)

In re Long John Silver's Rests., Inc., 230 B.R. 29 (Bankr. D. Del. 1999) (perishable agricultural commodity definition)  Text

Idahoan Fresh v. Advantage Produce, Inc., 157 F.3d 197 (3d Cir. 1998) (PACA claims)  Text

ZAS Int'l Agric. v. ZAS USA, Inc., Civ. A. 98-4073, 1998 WL 469958 (E.D. Pa. Aug. 7, 1998) (PACA claims)

Carpenter v. Cmty. Bank of Homestead, 710 So. 2d 65 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 1998) (fiduciary relationship between bank and customers)  Text

In re Magic Rests., Inc., No. 95-376, 1997 WL 33100710 (D. Del. Oct. 8, 1997) (recovery of alleged trust assets)

In re Italian Oven, Inc., 207 B.R. 839 (Bankr. W.D. Pa. 1997) (dealer under PACA)  Text

Matter of Magic Rests., Inc., 204 B.R. 862 (Bankr. D. Del. 1997) aff'd sub nom., In re Magic Rests., Inc., 205 F.3d 108 (3d Cir. 2000) (PACA claims precluded summary judgment)  Text

Matter of Magic Rests., Inc., 202 B.R. 24 (D. Del. 1996) (interlocutory appeal and PACA)  Text

In re L. Natural Foods Corp., 199 B.R. 882 (Bankr. E.D. Pa. 1996) (dried fruit not perishable agricultural commodity)  Text

Matter of Magic Rests., Inc., 197 B.R. 455 (Bankr. D. Del. 1996) aff'd sub nom., In re Magic Rests., Inc., 205 F.3d 108 (3d Cir. 2000) (dealer under PACA)  Text

Shepard v. K.B. Fruit & Vegetable, Inc., 868 F. Supp. 703 (E.D. Pa. 1994) (PACA claims and summary judgment)  Text

Consumers Produce Co., Inc. v. Volante Wholesale Produce, Inc., 16 F.3d 1374 (3d Cir. 1994) (loan payments recovery under PACA)  Text

Consumers Produce Co., Inc. of Pittsburgh v. Volante Wholesale Produce, Inc., Civ. A. 90-1551, 1994 WL 69347 (W.D. Pa. Jan. 11, 1994) (PACA claims)

In re Columbia Gas Sys. Inc., 997 F.2d 1039 (3d Cir. 1993) (Chapter 11)  Text

In re Peter J. Schmidt Co., Inc., No. 92-695, 1993 WL 157721 (Bankr. D. Del. Mar. 29, 1993) (PACA claims)

In re H.R. Hindle & Co., Inc., 149 B.R. 775 (Bankr. E.D. Pa. 1993) (PACA claims)  Text

Sheppard v. KB Fruit & Vegetable, Inc., Civ. A. 91-6624, 1993 WL 21008 (E.D. Pa. Jan. 12, 1993) (competing PACA claims)

Consumers Produce Co., Inc. of Pittsburgh v. Volante Wholesale Produce, Inc., Civ. A. 90-1551, 1992 WL 565282 (W.D. Pa. Dec. 31, 1992) supplemented, Civ. A. 90-1551, 1994 WL 69347 (W.D. Pa. Jan. 11, 1994) and aff'd sub nom., Consumers Produce Co., Inc. v. Volante Wholesale Produce, Inc., 16 F.3d 1374 (3d Cir. 1994) (damages under PACA)

Sheppard v. KB Fruit & Vegetable, Inc., Civ. A. 91-6624, 1992 WL 191142 (E.D. Pa. Aug. 4, 1992) vacated, Civ. A. 91-6624, 1993 WL 21008 (E.D. Pa. Jan. 12, 1993) (PACA claims)

Atl. Produce Co. v. Frank Tambone, Inc., Civ. A. 91-6778, 1991 WL 238153 (E.D. Pa. Nov. 6, 1991) (PACA trustee responsibilities)

Gullo Produce Co. v. A.C. Jordan Produce Co., Inc., Civ. A. 90-652, 1991 WL 330837 (W.D. Pa. Oct. 29, 1991) (PACA claims)

Driscoll Potatoes, Inc. v. N.A. Produce Co., Inc., 765 F. Supp. 174 (D.N.J. 1991) abrogated by Tanimura & Antle, Inc. v. Packed Fresh Produce, Inc., 222 F.3d 132 (3d Cir. 2000) (PACA trust asset segregation request)  Text

In re Cinmar, Inc., Civ. A. 90-4853, 1991 WL 5893 (D.N.J. Jan. 16, 1991) (PACA claims)

Six L's Packing Co., Inc. v. Arter, Civ. A. 88-1998, 1991 WL 4400 (E.D. Pa. Jan. 6, 1991) (PACA claims and Bankruptcy)

Williamsport Purveyors Inc. v. U.S. Dep't of Agric., 916 F.2d 82 (3d Cir. 1990) (license denial order review)  Text

Gullo Produce Co., Inc. v. A.C. Jordan Produce Co., Inc., 751 F. Supp. 64 (W.D. Pa. 1990) (PACA claims)  Text

Six L's Packing Co. v. Arter, Civ. A. 88-1998, 1990 WL 9467 (E.D. Pa. Feb. 2, 1990) (PACA claims)

In re W.L. Bradley Co., Inc., 78 B.R. 92 (Bankr. E.D. Pa. 1987) (prejudgment interest and attorney's fees under PACA)  Text

In re W.L. Bradley Co., Inc., 75 B.R. 505 (Bankr. E.D. Pa. 1987) (PACA claims)  Text

In re Anthony Tammaro, Inc., 56 B.R. 999 (D.N.J. 1986) (PACA claims)  Text

Frupac Int'l Corp. v. Lesco Distrib. Int'l Co., Civ. A. 82-4875, 1985 WL 11180 (E.D. Pa. Apr. 30, 1985) (attorney's fees and costs under PACA)



FOURTH CIRCUIT


Basciani Foods v. Roy Enterprises, No. 3:09-cv-01182, 2010 WL 3702615 (S.D. W.Va. Sept. 16, 2010) (PACA liability for failure to pay for produce)  Text

Nickey Gregory Co., LLC v. AgriCap, LLC, C.A.6:07-3605-HMH, 2010 WL 2347005 (D. S.C. June 8, 2010) (unreasonable attorney fees under PACA)

Nickey Gregory Co. v. AgriCap, LLC, 597 F.3d 591, 2010 WL 743590 (4th Cir. 2010) (accounts receivables subject to PACA trust)  Text

Nickey Gregory Co., LLC v. AgriCap, LLC, 592 F.Supp.2d 862 (D. S.C. 2008) (beneficiaries of PACA trust)  Text   |    Summary

Nickey Gregory Co., LLC v. AgriCap, LLC, C.A. No. 6:07-3605-HMH, 2008 WL 4224613 (D. S.C. Sept. 2, 2008) (violation of statutory trust assets)  Text   |    Summary

In re Walford, 374 B.R. 184 (Bankr. M.D. N.C. 2007) (defalcation of PACA trust)

In re Walford, 374 B.R. 184 (Bankr. M.D. N.C. 2007) (defalcation of PACA trust)  Text

Nickey Gregory Co. v. Robison Farms, L.L.C., Civil Action No. 6:06-02070-HMH, 2006 WL 2161961 (D.S.C. July 28, 2006)   Text

Sudano v. USDA, 131 Fed. Appx. 404 (4th Cir. 2005)   Text

Nickey Gregory Co. v. Capital Produce Distrib., Inc., No. 3:04-CV-248, 2005 WL 2445905 (W.D.N.C. Oct. 4, 2005)  Text

Atl. Coast Produce, Inc. v. McDonald Farms, Inc., No. Civ.A.5:04 CV 00015, 2005 WL 1785134 (W.D. Va. July 21, 2005)

Atl. Coast Produce, Inc. v. McDonald Farms, Inc., No. Civ.A.5:04 CV 00015, 2005 WL 1785137 (W.D. Va. July 21, 2005)

Atl. Coast Produce, Inc. v. McDonald Farms, Inc., No. Civ.A 5:04 CV 00015, 2004 WL 1381165 (W.D. Va. June 17, 2004)

Atl. Coast Produce, Inc. v. McDonald Farms, Inc., No. Civ.A.5:04 CV 00015, 2004 WL 943900 (W.D. Va. Apr. 30, 2004)

In re McGee, 258 B.R. 139 (Bankr. D. Md. 2001) (state construction trust statute and PACA)  Text

In re Heilman, 241 B.R. 137 (Bankr. D. Md. 1999) (fiduciary capacity)  Text

Stowe Potato Sales, Inc. v. Terry's, Inc., 224 B.R. 329 (W.D. Va. 1998) (PACA trust preservation notice)  Text

In re Lady H Coal Co., Inc., 199 B.R. 595 (S.D.W. Va. 1996) aff'd sub nom., In re Leckie Smokeless Coal Co., 99 F.3d 573 (4th Cir. 1996) (breach of collective bargaining under PACA)  Text

In re Snyder, 184 B.R. 473 (D. Md. 1995) (fiduciary fraud)  Text

In re Snyder, 171 B.R. 532 (Bankr. D. Md. 1994) rev'd sub nom., Matter of Snyder, 184 B.R. 473 (D. Md. 1995) (fiduciary fraud)  Text

Tipco, Inc. v. Yeutter, 953 F.2d 639 (4th Cir. 1992) (PACA claims)   Text

Sid Goodman & Co., Inc. v. United States, 945 F.2d 398 (4th Cir. 1991) (PACA claim and fraud)  Text

Capital Produce Co., Inc. v. United States, 930 F.2d 1077 (4th Cir. 1991) (license suspension order review)  Text

In re Carolina Produce Distribs., Inc., 110 B.R. 207 (W.D.N.C. 1990) (PACA claims)  Text

In re Asinelli, Inc., 93 B.R. 433 (M.D.N.C. 1988) (PACA claims)  Text

In re Davis Distribs., Inc., 861 F.2d 416 (4th Cir. 1988) (PACA claims)  Text

United States v. Bailey Feed Mill, Inc., 592 F. Supp. 844 (E.D.N.C. 1984) (state claim for payment of soybeans)  Text



FIFTH CIRCUIT


W. Coast Distrib., Inc. v. Pearce, No. 3:07-CV-1869-O, 2010 WL 145283 (N.D. Tex. Jan. 14, 2010) (enforcement of statutory trust)  Text

May Produce Co. v. E. W. Imports, Inc., No. 3:09-CV-1383-L, 2009 WL 4884154 (N.D. Tex. Dec. 15, 2009) (attorneys fees under PACA)

Eagle Eye Distributing, Inc. v. Ben Parker, Inc., No. 3:09-CV-0095-L, 2009 WL 4251105 (N.D. Tex. Nov. 25, 2009) (PACA trust claims)  Text

Ruby Robinson Co. v. Kalil Fresh Mktg., Inc., No. H-08-199, 2009 WL 3378419 (S.D. Tex. Oct. 16, 2009) (preservation of PACA trust; attorneys fees)  Text

Benny's Farm Fresh Produce, Inc. v. Vine Ripe Tex., Inc., No. H-08-2669, 2009 WL 1856056 (S.D. Tex. June 29, 2009) (breach of duty to pay)

Sazone Brokerage, Inc. v. J & M Produce Sales, Inc., No. 4:08-CV-177-Y, 2008 WL 731975 (N.D. Tex. Mar. 19, 2008) (Temporary Restraining Order)

Bocchi Am. Assoc. Inc. v. Commerce Fresh Marketing Inc., 515 F.3d 383 (5th Cir. 2008) (qualifying for statutory trust protection)  Text

Partner's Produce, Inc. v. Transpecos Foods, L.P., Nos. SA-07-CA-220-WWJ, P-07-CV-11-WWJ, 2007 WL 3118283 (W.D. TX. Aug. 23, 2007) (who is a trustee)

In re Dixie Produce & Packaging, L.L.C., Bankr. No. 05-13410, Adv. No. 05-01098, 2007 WL 1239205 (Bankr. E.D. La. Apr. 27, 2007)  Text

Ideal Sales, Inc. v. Taylor Farms Texas, Inc., Civil Action No. 3:06-CV-1512-G, 2007 WL 1599143 (N.D. Tex. June 4, 2007)

William E. McBryde, Inc. v. Rodriguez, Civil Action No. SA-07-CA-143-X, 2007 WL 628793 (W.D. Tex. Feb. 13, 2007)

Fleming Cos. v. Dept. of Agric., 164 Fed. App'x 528 (5th Cir. 2006)   Text

Bocchi Americas Assoc. v. Commerce Fresh Mktg., Inc., Civil Action No. H-04-02411, 2006 WL 2882721 (S.D. Tex. Oct. 6, 2006)  Text

Bocchi Americas Assoc. v. Commerce Fresh Mktg., Inc., Civil Action No. H-04-02411, 2006 WL 2882728 (S.D. Tex. Oct. 6, 2006)  Text

Fresh Am. Corp. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 393 F.Supp. 2d 411 (N.D. Tex. 2005)  Text

In re Hermes, No. Civ.A. SA05CV187XR, 2005 WL 1593441 (W.D. Tex. July 7, 2005)  Text

Bocchi Americas Assoc. v. Commerce Fresh Mktg., Inc., No. Civ.A. H0402411, 2005 WL 3164240 (S.D. Tex. Nov. 28, 2005)

Fresh Am. Corp. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., No. 3:03-CV-1299-M, 2004 WL 1490077 (N.D. Tex. June 30, 2004)  Text

Fresh Am. Corp. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., No. Civ.A. 3:03-CV-1299, 2004 WL 983615 (N.D. Tex. Apr. 29, 2004)

Fleming Co. v. USDA, 322 F.Supp. 2d 744 (E.D. Tex. 2004)  Text

Reaves Brokerage Co. v. Sunbelt Fruit & Vegetable Co., 336 F.3d 410 (5th Cir. 2003)  Text

In re Cafeteria Operators, L.P., 299 B.R. 411 (Bankr. N.D. Tex. 2003)  Text

Produce Alliance, L.L.C. v. Fresh Am. Corp., No. Civ.A.3:03-CV-0152-G, 2003 WL 21554513 (N.D. Tex. July 8, 2003)

Produce Alliance, L.L.C. v. Fresh Am. Corp., No. 3:03-CV-0152-P, 2003 WL 21448390 (N.D. Tex. June 16, 2003)

Produce Alliance, L.L.C. v. Potato Specialty Co., No. Civ.A.5-03CV0138-C, 2003 WL 21518018 (N.D. Tex. June 11, 2003)

Reaves Brokerage Co. v. Fidelity Factors, L.L.C., No. CIV.A.3:99-CV-2848M, 2002 WL 32125950 (N.D. Tex. Feb. 8, 2002)

Reaves Brokerage Co., Inc. v. Fid. Factors, L.L.C., Civ. A.3:99-CV-2848M, 2001 WL 34111601 (N.D. Tex. Oct. 17, 2001) adopted, Civ. A.3:99-CV-2848M, 2002 WL 32125950 (N.D. Tex. Feb. 8, 2002) aff'd sub nom., Reaves Brokerage Co., Inc. v. Sunbelt Fruit & Vegetable Co., Inc., 336 F.3d 410 (5th Cir. 2003) (PACA trust)

Golman-Hayden Co., Inc. v. Fresh Source Produce Inc., 217 F.3d 348 (5th Cir. 2000) (personal liability under PACA)  Text

In re Flying Boat, Inc., 245 B.R. 241 (Bankr. N.D. Tex. 1999) aff'd in part, rev'd in part sub nom., United States v. McConnell, 258 B.R. 869 (N.D. Tex. 2001) (USDA user fees held as part of trust)  Text

Allred's Produce v. U.S. Dep't of Agric., 178 F.3d 743 (5th Cir. 1999) (license revocation order review)  Text

Hereford Haven, Inc. v. Stevens, Civ. A.3:98-CV-0575-P, 1999 WL 155707 (N.D. Tex. Mar. 12, 1999) (PACA claims)

Golman-Hayden Co., Inc. v. Fresh Source Produce, Inc., 27 F. Supp. 2d 723 (N.D. Tex. 1998) aff'd in part, rev'd in part sub nom., Golman-Hayden Co., Inc. v. Fresh Source Produce Inc., 217 F.3d 348 (5th Cir. 2000) (PACA claims and shareholder liability)  Text

S & V Distribs., Inc. v. Tomato Man, Civ. A.3:98-CV-0745-P, 1998 WL 485683 (N.D. Tex. Aug. 7, 1998) (reparation order appeal)

Hereford Haven, Inc. v. Stevens, Civ. A.3:98-CV-0575-P, 1998 WL 241254 (N.D. Tex. May 6, 1998) (transfer of venue)

R.C.F. Produce, Inc. v. Cesar's Produce, Inc., Civ. A.SA-98-CA0183HG, 1998 WL 1784215 (W.D. Tex. Mar. 31, 1998) (preliminary injunction)

Ideal Sales, Inc. v. McGriff, No. 3:95-CV-0991-R, 1997 WL 560779 (N.D. Tex. Sept. 2, 1997) (PACA claims)

Dole Ocean Liner Exp. v. Georgia Vegetable Co., 949 F. Supp. 467 (S.D. Miss. 1996) vacated sub nom., Dole Ocean Liner Express v. Georgia Vegetable Co., 136 F.3d 136 (5th Cir. 1998) (damages, arbitration award, and PACA)  Text

Stelly v. Galley Supply, Inc., Civ. A. 86-5662, 1996 WL 5742 (E.D. La. Jan. 5, 1996) (PACA claims)

Brookside Farms v. Mama Rizzo's, Inc., 873 F. Supp. 1029 (S.D. Tex. 1995) (PACA claims)  Text

Baker v. Dep't of Agric., 32 F.3d 565 (5th Cir. 1994) (injunctive relief and PACA employment restriction)

Stelly v. Galley Supply, Inc., Civ. A. 86-5662, 1994 WL 34050 (E.D. La. Jan. 31, 1994) (PACA claims)

Hawkins v. Agric. Mktg. Serv., Dep't of Agric., U.S., 10 F.3d 1125 (5th Cir. 1993) (license revocation; responsibly connected; willful, repeated, and flagrant violations)  Text

Faour v. U.S. Dep't of Agric., 985 F.2d 217 (5th Cir. 1993) (responsibly connected)  Text

Sterling v. First Intermark, Inc., 979 F.2d 1534 (5th Cir. 1992) (PACA claims)

Lyng v. JDC Enters., 117 B.R. 268 (S.D. Tex. 1990) (PACA claims)  Text

In re Search Warrant Issued July 14, 1987, 684 F. Supp. 1417 (N.D. Tex. 1988) dismissed sub nom., In re Search Warrant Issued, 857 F.2d 790 (5th Cir. 1988) (recordkeeping under PACA)  Text

Stelly v. Galley Supply, Inc., Civ. A. 86-5662, 1987 WL 26987 (E.D. La. Dec. 4, 1987) (PACA claims)

In re Monterey House, Inc., 71 B.R. 244 (Bankr. S.D. Tex. 1986) (PACA claims)  Text

In re Fresh Approach, Inc., 51 B.R. 412 (Bankr. N.D. Tex. 1985) (PACA claims)  Text

In re Fresh Approach, Inc., 49 B.R. 494 (Bankr. N.D. Tex. 1985) (enjoinment claim against USDA)  Text

In re Fresh Approach, Inc., 48 B.R. 926 (Bankr. N.D. Tex. 1985) (Chapter 11 and PACA)  Text



SIXTH CIRCUIT


In re N. Michigan Fruit Co., Inc., 433 B.R. 671 (W.D. Mich. 2010) (written notice of intention to preserve PACA trust benefits)  Text

Heeren Bros., Inc. v. New Era Canning Co., No. 1:09-cv-70, 2010 WL 2010997 (W.D. Mich. May 18, 2010) (consent decree regarding PACA trust)  Text

Sweet Ones, Inc. v. Mercantile Bank of Mich., No. 1:09-CV-1092, 2010 WL 1658205 (W.D. Mich. April 23, 2010) (secured claim against a dealer subject to PACA)  Text

Shipper Serv. Co. v. Fresh Louie's Produce Co., No. 10-CV-10528, 2010 WL 726242 (E.D. Mich. Feb. 24, 2010) (injunction; statutory trust)

Sanson Co. v. Araca Foods, Inc., No. 1:09CV791, 2009 WL 2461440 (N.D. Ohio Aug. 10, 2009) (failure to pay for produce delivered)  Text

Consumers Produce, Inc. v. R. Family Mkt., No. 4:08CV70, 2009 WL 2351642 (N.D. Ohio July 28, 2009) (attorney's fees under PACA)  Text

J.A. Besteman Co. v. Carter's Inc., No. 1:07-CV-931, 2008 WL 2037289 (W.D. Mich. May 12, 2008) (extent of statutory trust)  Text

Joe Randazzo's Fruit & Vegetable, Inc. v. W-W Produce, Inc., No. 04-75045, 2007 WL 925795 (E.D. Mich. Mar. 26, 2007)

J.A. Besteman Co. v. Carter's, Inc., 439 F.Supp. 2d 774 (W.D. Mich. 2006)  Text

Paradise Farms, S.A. v. Chiquita Frupac, Inc., No. 1:02CV714, 2006 WL 640501 (S.D. Ohio Mar. 10, 2006)

Davis Melon Sales, Inc. v. Great Lakes Produce, Inc., No. 105CV2092, 2005 WL 2233533 (N.D. Ohio Aug. 31, 2005)

In re Phoenix Restaurant Group, Inc., Nos. 301-12036, 303-0568A, 2004 WL 3113719 (Bankr. M.D. Tenn. Dec. 16, 2004)

Chiquita Fresh, N.A. v. Specialty Produce Co., Nos. 1:02-CV-269, 1:02-CV-272, 1:02-CV-276, 2004 WL 1873746 (E.D. Tenn. Jan. 12, 2004)

H.C. MacClaren, Inc. v. USDA, 342 F.3d 584 (6th Cir. 2003) (revocation of PACA license)  Text   |    Summary

Overton Distrib., Inc. v. Heritage Bank, 340 F.3d 361 (6th Cir. 2003) (statutory trust)  Text   |    Summary

Chiquita Fresh, N.A. v. Specialty Produce Co., No. 1:02-CV-00269, 1:02CV272, 1:02CV276, 2003 WL 24272404 (E.D. Tenn. May 2, 2003)

Overton Distrib., Inc. v. Heritage Bank, 179 F.Supp. 2d 818 (M.D. Tenn. 2002) (parties' agreement violates PACA)  Text   |    Summary

Chao v. Hosp. Staffing Servs., Inc., 270 F.3d 374 (6th Cir. 2001) ("hot goods" not exempt from stay)  Text

Crown Foodservice Grp., Inc. v. Hughes, No. C-3-98-063, 1999 WL 33117269 (S.D. Ohio July 12, 1999) (PACA claims)

Farm-Wey Produce, Inc. v. Wayne L. Bowman Co., Inc., 973 F. Supp. 778 (E.D. Tenn. 1997) (personal liability under PACA)  Text

Battle v. Fresh Preps Distrib., Inc., 873 F. Supp. 1062 (E.D. Mich. 1995) (PACA claims)  Text

Sanzone-Palmisano Co. v. M. Seaman Enters., Inc., 986 F.2d 1010 (6th Cir. 1993) (PACA claims)  Text

In re Harper, 150 B.R. 416 (Bankr. E.D. Tenn. 1993) (PACA claims)  Text

Chiquita Brands, Inc. v. Micbruce, Inc., 800 F. Supp. 1521 (N.D. Ohio 1992) (transportation of commodities payment claim and PACA)  Text

Caruso-Ciresi, Inc. v. Strano, 812 F. Supp. 112 (S.D. Ohio 1992) (reparation action and summary judgment)  Text

Val-Land Farms, Inc. v. Third Nat. Bank in Knoxville, 937 F.2d 1110 (6th Cir. 1991) (damages under PACA)  Text

Advantage Produce Mktg. Co., Inc. v. Caito Produce, No. C2-89-095, 1991 WL 424983 (S.D. Ohio May 10, 1991) (PACA claims)

Mahoning Nat. Bank of Youngstown v. Frydman, No. 89 C.A. 91, 1990 WL 125484 (Ohio Ct. App. Aug. 29, 1990) (PACA claims)

Matter of Spaulding, 116 B.R. 567 (Bankr. S.D. Ohio 1990) (Chapter 13 and PACA)  Text

In re Norton, 867 F.2d 313 (6th Cir. 1989) (Chapter 13 and PACA)  Text

In re Oberlies, 94 B.R. 916 (Bankr. E.D. Mich. 1988) (Chapter 7 and PACA)  Text

Lyng v. Frydman, No. C86-1210Y, 1988 WL 168632 (N.D. Ohio Mar. 23, 1988) (PACA claims)

United States v. Gilardi Truck & Transp., Inc., 815 F.2d 706 (6th Cir. 1987) (PACA claims)  Text

In re Prange Foods, Corp., 63 B.R. 211 (Bankr. W.D. Mich. 1986) (creditor superiority claim in competition with PACA trust)  Text

Melvin Beene Produce Co. v. Agric. Mktg. Serv., 728 F.2d 347 (6th Cir. 1984) (license revocation appeal)  Text



SEVENTH CIRCUIT


Sunrise Orchards, Inc. v. Pets Calvert Co., No. 08-cv-6684, 2010 WL 1194203 (N.D. Ill. Mar. 23, 2010) (breach of PACA trust)  Text

Jack Tuchten Wholesale Produce, Inc. v. Farmer's Fresh Mkt. Inc., Nos. 08 C 5197, 08 C 6494, 2010 WL 583950 (N.D. Ill. Feb. 17, 2010) (statutory trust)  Text

In re Ebro Foods, Inc., 424 B.R. 420, 2010 WL 347997 (Bankr. N.D. Ill. 2010) (lien under PACA)  Text

Anthony Marano Co. v. Springbrook Mkt. No. 3, LLC, No. 08CV5665, 2009 WL 4065704 (N.D. Ill. Nov. 20, 2009) (attorneys' fees)  Text

Anthony Marano Co. v. MS-Grand Bridgeview, Inc., No. 08 C 4244, 2009 WL 1904403 (N.D. Ill. July 1, 2009) (civil contempt for violation of injunction to not violate trust)

Costa Oro, LLC v. Evergreen Int'l, Inc., No. 08-cv-3714, 2009 WL 765226 (N.D. Ill. Mar. 23, 2009) (dealer under PACA; breach of fiduciary duties)  Text  |   Summary

Agri-Sales, Inc. v. United Potato Co., 436 F.Supp. 2d 967 (N.D. Ill. 2006)  Text

Fruit Belt Canning Co. v. Heinemann's Inc., No. 05 C 4359, 2006 WL 1430801 (N.D. Ill. May 17, 2006)

In re Sage Enter., Bankr. No. 04 B 05548, Adv. No. 04 A 03014, 2006 WL 1722582 (Bankr. N.D. Ill. Apr. 28, 2006)  Text

Brutyn, N.V. v. Anthony Gagliano Co., No. 04-C-527, 2006 WL 3354578 (E.D. Wis. Nov. 17, 2006)  Text

Brutyn, N.V. v. Anthony Gagliano Co., No. 04 CV 0527, 2005 WL 3811423 (E.D. Wis. Nov. 29, 2005)

Potato King, Inc. v. Benson's Wholesale Fruit, Inc., No. 03-C-552-C, 2004 WL 1946397 (W.D. Wis. Aug. 27, 2004)  Text

Agrexco USA, Ltd. v. Benny's Farm Fresh Distrib. Co., No. 01 C 9478, 2003 WL 722232 (N.D. Ill. Mar. 3, 2003) (contract dispute)   Summary

Calavo Growers, Inc. v. Anthony Gagliano Co., 294 F.Supp. 2d 1021 (E.D. Wis. 2003) (PACA applicability)  Text   |    Summary

Patterson Frozen Foods, Inc. v. Crown Foods Int'l, Inc., 307 F.3d 666 (7th Cir. 2002) (statutory trust rights nullified)  Text   |    Summary

King v. Hartford Packing Co., 189 F.Supp. 2d 917 (N.D. Ind. 2002) (rights to statutory trust denied)  Text   |    Summary

Anthony Marano Co. v. A. Stallone, Inc., No. 00 C 8019, 2002 WL 31875471 (N.D. Ill. Dec. 24, 2002)

Finer Foods, Inc. v. U.S. Dep't of Agric., 274 F.3d 1137 (7th Cir. 2001) (license suspension appealable)  Text

In re Resevoir Dogs, Inc., No. 00 C 7264, 2001 WL 1846860 (N.D. Ill. Sept. 27, 2001) vacated sub nom., Sysco Food Servs. Chicago, Inc. v. Reservior Dogs, Inc., No. 00 C 7264, 2002 WL 663870 (N.D. Ill. Apr. 22, 2002) and appeal dismissed and remanded sub nom., Sysco Food Serv., Chicago, Inc. v. Reservoir Dogs, Inc., No. 01-3823, 2002 WL 32963984 (7th Cir. Apr. 15, 2002) (Rest. as dealer)

In re Reservoir Dogs, Inc., 253 B.R. 422 (Bankr. N.D. Ill. 2000) vacated sub nom., Sysco Food Servs. Chicago, Inc. v. Reservior Dogs, Inc., No. 00 C 7264, 2002 WL 663870 (N.D. Ill. Apr. 22, 2002) and aff'd sub nom., In re Resevoir Dogs, Inc., No. 00 C 7264, 2001 WL 1846860 (N.D. Ill. Sept. 27, 2001) vacated sub nom., Sysco Food Servs. Chicago, Inc. v. Reservior Dogs, Inc., No. 00 C 7264, 2002 WL 663870 (N.D. Ill. Apr. 22, 2002) and appeal dismissed and remanded sub nom., Sysco Food Serv., Chicago, Inc. v. Reservoir Dogs, Inc., No. 01-3823, 2002 WL 32963984 (7th Cir. Apr. 15, 2002) (claims and lien rights under PACA)

Greg Orchards & Produce, Inc. v. Roncone, 180 F.3d 888 (7th Cir. 1999) (PACA claims)  Text

United Potato Co., Inc. v. Burghard & Sons, Inc., 18 F. Supp. 2d 894 (N.D. Ill. 1998) (reparation order)  Text

Andershock's Fruitland, Inc. v. U.S. Dep't of Agric., 151 F.3d 735 (7th Cir. 1998) (license revocation order review)  Text

Weis-Buy Servs., Inc. v. Roncone, No. 95 C 6602, 1998 WL 30702 (N.D. Ill. Jan. 26, 1998) rev'd sub nom., Greg Orchards & Produce, Inc. v. Roncone, 180 F.3d 888 (7th Cir. 1999) (PACA claim and prejudgment interest)

Weis-Buy Servs., Inc. v. Roncone, No. 95 C 6602, 1997 WL 323523 (N.D. Ill. June 9, 1997) opinion clarified, No. 95 C 6602, 1998 WL 30702 (N.D. Ill. Jan. 26, 1998) rev'd sub nom., Greg Orchards & Produce, Inc. v. Roncone, 180 F.3d 888 (7th Cir. 1999) (PACA trust asset determination)

In re Kelly Food Prods., Inc., 204 B.R. 18 (Bankr. C.D. Ill. 1997) (trust res under PACA)  Text

Heartland Produce Co. v. Kazmer, Inc., No. 96 C 5183, 1996 WL 680009 (N.D. Ill. Nov. 21, 1996) (preliminary injunction)

Heartland Produce Co. v. Kazmer, Inc., No. 96 C 5183, 1996 WL 680014 (N.D. Ill. Nov. 21, 1996) (PACA claims)

In re Zois, 201 B.R. 501 (Bankr. N.D. Ill. 1996) (fiduciary fraud and defalcation exception under PACA)  Text

In re Zois, 95 B 20193, 1996 WL 595279 (Bankr. N.D. Ill. Oct. 10, 1996) (PACA and Chapter 11)

Tom Lange Co., Inc. v. A. Gagliano Co., Inc., 61 F.3d 1305 (7th Cir. 1995) (reparation decision review)  Text

In re Jack-Rich, Inc., 176 B.R. 476 (Bankr. C.D. Ill. 1994) (PACA as compared to PSA)  Text

Tom Lange Co., Inc. v. A. Gagliano Co., Inc., 859 F. Supp. 356 (E.D. Wis. 1994) rev'd, 61 F.3d 1305 (7th Cir. 1995) (reparation award review)  Text

In re Ostrom-Martin, Inc., 161 B.R. 800 (Bankr. C.D. Ill. 1993) (Chapter 7 and PACA)  Text

Robinson Farms Co. v. D'Acquisto, 962 F.2d 680 (7th Cir. 1992) (PACA claims)  Text

Cont'l Fruit Co. v. Thomas J. Gatziolis & Co., Inc., 774 F. Supp. 449 (N.D. Ill. 1991) (dissipation of assets enjoining order)  Text

Wroblewski v. City of Washburn, No. 90-C-0356-C, 1990 WL 377767 (W.D. Wis. Dec. 28, 1990) aff'd, 965 F.2d 452 (7th Cir. 1992) (responsibly connected)

McQueen Bros. Produce Co., Inc. v. U.S. Dep't of Agric., 916 F.2d 715 (7th Cir. 1990) (PACA violations)  Text

Strube Celery & Vegetable Co. v. Mike Shapiro Frozen Foods, Inc., No. 88 C 5977, 1989 WL 106644 (N.D. Ill. Sept. 12, 1989) (PACA claims)

In re Annde Foods, Inc., 110 B.R. 346 (Bankr. N.D. Ill. 1989) (PACA claims)  Text

Monterey Agric. Prods., Inc. v. August Battaglia Processing Co., Inc., No. 85 C 04541, 1988 WL 92698 (N.D. Ill. Aug. 25, 1988) (reparation order appeal)

In re Madison Madison Int'l of Ill., P.C., 77 B.R. 678 (Bankr. E.D. Wis. 1987) (Chapter 11 and PACA)  Text

Swanee Bee Acres, Inc. v. Fruit Hill, Inc., 597 F. Supp. 322 (N.D. Ill. 1984) (reparation order enforcement)  Text

United States v. S. Water Mkt. Credit Ass'n, Civ. A. 84 C 1896, 1984 WL 514 (N.D. Ill. May 30, 1984) (determination of payment requirements under PACA)



EIGHTH CIRCUIT


C.H. Robinson Co. H & H Distrib. Co., No. 09-CV-2025-LRR, 2010 WL 468477 (N.D. Iowa Feb. 4, 2010) (attorneys fees for claims arising under PACA)

Cimino Bros. Produce v. Fu Weng Foods, Inc., 4:08CV00157 JLH, 2009 WL 3261960 (E.D. Ark. Oct. 8, 2009) (awarding attorney's fees)  Text

Affinity Production Co. v. CSS Farms, Inc., No. 8:08CV449, 2009 WL 3063041 (D. Neb. Sept. 21, 2009) (failure to pay on delivery of potatoes)  Text

In re Meyer's Bakeries, Inc., 402 B.R. 314 (Bankr. W.D. Ark. 2009) (PACA coverage does not extend to sale of dried cranberries)  Text

H.R. Bushman & Sons v. Spud Packer, Inc., No. 4:06CV1638, 2008 WL 199548 (E.D. Mo. Jan. 22, 2008) (affect of injunction and amendment to injunction)  Text

H.R. Bushman & Son, Corp. v. Spud Packers, Inc., No. 4:06 CV 1638 CDP, 2007 WL 522353 (E.D. Mo. Feb. 14, 2007)

H.R. Bushman & Son, Corp. v. Spud Packers, Inc., No. 4:06 CV 1638 CDP, 2006 WL 3511490 (E.D. Mo. Dec. 5, 2006)  Text

Bix Produce Co. v. Bilimbi Bay Minn., L.L.C., Civil No. 05-1914 (DWF/SRN), 2006 WL 2067837 (D.Minn. July 24, 2006)  Text

W. Onion Sales, Inc. v. Kidco Farms Processing, Inc., No. 1:06-cv-66, 2006 WL 2604821 (D.N.D. Sept. 8, 2006)

In re White, 260 B.R. 870 (B.A.P. 8th Cir. 2001) (trustee to authorize set off)  Text

In re Old Fashioned Enters., Inc., 236 F.3d 422 (8th Cir. 2001) (Rest. chain a dealer under PACA)  Text

In re Old Fashioned Enters., Inc., 245 B.R. 639 (D. Neb. 2000) rev'd, 236 F.3d 422 (8th Cir. 2001) (dealer definition under PACA)  Text

Midland Banana & Tomato Co., Inc. v. U.S. Dep't of Agric., 104 F.3d 139 (8th Cir. 1997) (individual liability under PACA)  Text

Conforti v. United States, 74 F.3d 838 (8th Cir. 1996) (employment restrictions in PACA)  Text

Conforti v. United States, 69 F.3d 897 (8th Cir. 1995) amended by denial of reh'g, 74 F.3d 838 (8th Cir. 1996) (license suspension and employment restrictions)  Text

In re Nat'l Cattle Cong., Inc., 179 B.R. 588 (Bankr. N.D. Iowa 1995) (Chapter 11 and PACA claims)  Text

In re Country Club Mkt., Inc., 175 B.R. 1011 (Bankr. D. Minn. 1994) (PACA and state law interaction)  Text

In re Country Club Mkt., Inc., 175 B.R. 1005 (D. Minn. 1994) (PACA trust priority)  Text

ABL Produce, Inc. v. U.S. Dep't of Agric., 25 F.3d 641 (8th Cir. 1994) (employment restrictions under PACA and license revocation)  Text

In re Lombardo Fruit & Produce Co., 12 F.3d 806 (8th Cir. 1993) (creditor priority under PACA)  Text

In re Lombardo Fruit & Produce Co., 12 F.3d 110 (8th Cir. 1993) (security interest perfection and PACA)  Text

Moore v. Madigan, 990 F.2d 375 (8th Cir. 1993) (willfulness finding under PACA)  Text

In re Lombardo Fruit & Produce Co., 150 B.R. 941 (E.D. Mo. 1993) aff'd, 12 F.3d 110 (8th Cir. 1993) and aff'd in part, rev'd in part, 12 F.3d 806 (8th Cir. 1993) (PACA claims)  Text

Six L's Packing Co. v. W. Des Moines State Bank, 967 F.2d 256 (8th Cir. 1992) (PACA claims)  Text

Six L's Packing Co., Inc. v. W. Des Moines State Bank, CIV. 90-282-E, 1991 WL 338216 (S.D. Iowa Sept. 12, 1991) aff'd sub nom., Six L's Packing Co. v. W. Des Moines State Bank, 967 F.2d 256 (8th Cir. 1992) (PACA claims)

In re So Good Potato Chip Co., 124 B.R. 298 (Bankr. E.D. Mo. 1991) (PACA claims)  Text

Hull Co. v. Hauser's Foods, Inc., 924 F.2d 777 (8th Cir. 1991) (PACA claims)  Text

In re Lombardo Fruit & Produce Co., 107 B.R. 952 (Bankr. E.D. Mo. 1989) aff'd in part, rev'd in part, 150 B.R. 941 (E.D. Mo. 1993) aff'd, 12 F.3d 110 (8th Cir. 1993) and aff'd in part, rev'd in part, 12 F.3d 806 (8th Cir. 1993) (PACA claims)  Text

In re Lombardo Fruit & Produce Co., 107 B.R. 654 (Bankr. E.D. Mo. 1989) aff'd, 150 B.R. 941 (E.D. Mo. 1993) aff'd, 12 F.3d 110 (8th Cir. 1993) and aff'd in part, rev'd in part, 12 F.3d 806 (8th Cir. 1993) (PACA claims)  Text

In re Lombardo Fruit & Produce, 106 B.R. 593 (Bankr. E.D. Mo. 1989) aff'd sub nom., In re Lombardo Fruit & Produce Co., 150 B.R. 941 (E.D. Mo. 1993) aff'd, 12 F.3d 110 (8th Cir. 1993) and aff'd in part, rev'd in part, 12 F.3d 806 (8th Cir. 1993) (PACA claims)  Text

Hull Co. v. Hauser Foods, Inc., 721 F. Supp. 224 (D. Minn. 1989) aff'd sub nom., Hull Co. v. Hauser's Foods, Inc., 924 F.2d 777 (8th Cir. 1991) (PACA claims)  Text

DeBruyn Produce Co. v. Victor Foods, Inc., 674 F. Supp. 1405 (E.D. Mo. 1987) (PACA claims)  Text

Pupillo v. United States, 755 F.2d 638 (8th Cir. 1985) (appeal of employment bar under PACA; "responsibly connected")  Text

In re Farmers & Ranchers Livestock Auction, Inc., 46 B.R. 781 (Bankr. E.D. Ark. 1984) (license revocation enjoinment)  Text



NINTH CIRCUIT


Andrew Smith Co. v. Paul's Pak, No. C-08-04802 RMW, 2010 WL 4789134 (N.D. Cal. Nov. 17, 2010) (PACA liability claim based on control of operations)

Henry Avacoda Corp. v. Polo's Produce, No. 1:10-cv-01298 AWI JLT, 2010 WL 4569136 (E.D. Cal. Nov. 3, 2010) (breach of fiduciary duties to PACA trust beneficiaries)  Text

Higashi Farms v. Bank of the West, No. 5:09-cv-049830JF/PVT, 2010 WL 3955636 (N.D. Ca. Oct. 8, 2010) (enforcement of PACA trust)

Sun Pac. Marketing Co-op v. Dimare Fresh, No. CIV-F-06-1404 WI GSA, 2010 WL 3220301 (E.D. Cal. Aug. 13, 2010) (breach of contract)

Kingsburg Apple Packers Inc. v. Ballantine Produce Co., No. 1:09-CV-901-AWI-JLT, 2010 WL 2719828 (E.D. Cal. July 6, 2010) (definition of a processor)

Monterey Mushrooms, Inc. v. Oasis Corp., 2:10-CV-0970RLHLRL, 2010 WL 2595296 (D. Nev. June 29, 2010) (injunction to prevent distribution of PACA funds)

Onions Etc, Inc. v. Z & S Fresh, Inc., 1:09-CV-00906, 2010 WL 2598392 (E.D. Cal. June 25, 2010) (application under PACA)  Text

In re Symons Frozen Foods, 425 B.R. 589, 2010 WL 816648 (Bankr. W.D. Wash. 2010) (priority of PACA trust claims)  Text

Kingsburg Apple Packers Inc. v. Ballantine Produce Co., No. 1:09-CV-901-AWI-JLT, 2010 WL 529486 (E.D. Cal. Feb. 9, 2010) (failure to preserve PACA trust claims)

Bengard Ranch, Inc. v. Let Use One Corp, No. C 09-02544 RS, 2010 WL 99403 (N.D. Cal. Jan. 6, 2010) (default judgment; failure to pay for produce)

Wespak Distrib., Inc. v. Red Hawk Farming & Cooling LLC, No. 09-743-KI, 2010 WL 56104 (D. Or. Jan. 5, 2010) (failure to pay for commodities covered by PACA)  Text

Andrew Smith Co. Paul's Pak, Inc., No. C-08-04802 RMW, 2009 WL 3833638 (N.D. Cal. Nov. 16, 2009) (waiver of PACA rights)

Chong's Produce, Inc. v. Meshaal, No. C 09-4787 JF (RS), 2009 WL 3298175 (N.D. Cal. Oct. 9, 2009) (granting TRO to prevent dissipating the PACA trust)

Triple B Corp. v. Lucky Pear, Inc., No. C09-995Z, 2009 WL 3151182 (W.D. Wash. 2009) (failure to make prompt payment under PACA)  Text

New Son Yeng Produce, LLC v. A & S Produce, Inc., No. 07-CV-4292 (KAM) (RML), 2009 WL 2568566 (E.D.N.Y. Aug. 19, 2009) (transferring PACA litigation)  Text

Gen. Produce Co., Ltd. v. Alex R. Thomas & Co., No. CIV S-08-1084 JAM EFB, 2009 WL 1871678 (E.D. Cal. June 29, 2009) (enforcement of statutory trust)  Text

Andrew Smith Co. v. Paul's Pak, Inc., No. C-08-04802 RMW, 2009 WL 765687 (N.D. Cal. Mar. 20, 2009) (no failure to account for PACA assets; failure to preserve PACA rights)   Summary (slip opinion only available from Westlaw)

Sweetwood Farm, Inc. v. Abdallah, No. 1:08cv0202 LJO DLB, 2009 WL 722603 (E.D. Cal. Mar. 17, 2009) (awarding of attorneys' fees for enforcement of reparation order)  Text

Aviara Parkway Farms, Inc. v. Agropecuaria la Finca, S.P.R. de R.I., No. 08 CV 2301 JM (CAB), 2009 WL 249790 (S.D. Cal. Feb. 2, 2009) (granting of preliminary injunction)

Sweetwood Farm, Inc. v. Abdallah, No. 1:08cv0202 LJO DLB, 2008 WL 5412218 (E.D. Cal. Dec. 30, 2008) (default reparations judgment)

Aviara Parkway Farms, Inc. v. Agropecuaria la Finca, S.P.R. de R.I., No. 08 CV 2301 JM (CAB), 2008 WL 5412822 (S.D. Cal. Dec. 23, 2008) (denial of temporary restraining order)

11 R Sales, Inc. v. Yarto, No. CV-07-3006-FVS, 2008 WL 4279577 (E.D. Wash. Sept. 15, 2008) (extent of PACA trust)   Summary

Rey Rey Produce SFO, Inc. v. Mis Amigos Meat Market, Inc., No. C 08-1518 VRW, 2008 WL 1885738 (N.D. Cal. Apr. 24, 2008) (preliminary injunction)  Text

Gen. Produce Co., Ltd. v. Gibbs, No. CIV S-07-2699 MCE DAD, 2008 WL 1349318 (E.D. Cal. Apr. 9, 2008) (entry of default judgment)  Text

Grimmway Enter., Inc. v. PIC Fresh Global, Inc., No. 1:07-CV-00109, 2008 WL 544451 (E.D. Ca. Feb 26, 2008) (violations of statutory trust and attorney's fees)  Text

Alvaro v. Rey Rey Produce SFO Inc., No. C 07-10685, 2008 WL 410274 (N.D. Ca. Feb. 12, 2008) (application of statutory trust)

Chiquita Fresh, N.A., L.L.C. v. Pandol Assoc. Marketing, Inc., No. CV F 07-1305 LJO DLB, 2008 WL 324009 (E.D. Ca. Feb. 5, 2008) (civil contempt order)  Text

Andrew Smith, Co. v. Lett Us One, No. C-07-04306, 2008 WL 276401 (N.D. Ca. Jan. 30, 2008) (default judgment)  Text

Lublin v. Yarto Int'l Group, L.P., No. CV-07-3007-FVS, 2007 WL 2570334 (E.D. Wa. Aug. 30, 2007) (waiver of PACA rights)

Beachside Produce, L.L.C. v. Flemming Enter., No. C 06-04957 JW, 2007 WL 1655554 (N.D. Cal. June 6, 2007)

Inn Foods Inc. v. Turner Mead L.L.C., No. C 07-00649 SI, 2007 WL 484781 (N.D. Cal. Feb. 9, 2007)

Natural Selection Foods, L.L.C. v. Premium Fresh Farms, L.L.C., No. C-07-00197 RMW, 2007 WL 128230 (N.D. Cal. Jan. 11, 2007)  Text

C.H. Robinson Co. v. Marina Produce Co., No. C 05-04032 WHA, 2007 WL 39311 (N.D. Cal. Jan. 4, 2007)  Text

Sun Pac. Mktg. Coop. v. DiMare Fresh, Inc., No. CIV-F-06-1404 AWI, 2007 WL 1174651 (E.D. Cal. Apr. 19, 2007)   Text

Pride of San Juan, Inc. v. Dible, No. C 06-2032 SBA, 2006 WL 2850024 (N.D. Cal. Oct. 4, 2006)  Text

Rey Rey Produce SFO, Inc. v. M & M Produce & Food Serv. Supplies, Inc., No. C05-4504 BZ, 2006 WL 1867633 (N.D. Cal. July 5, 2006)  Text

Prestige Produce, Inc. v. Silver Creek, Inc., No. CV 04-491 S EJL, 2006 WL 581262 (D.Idaho Mar. 9, 2006)  Text

Produce Alliance, L.L.C. v. Green Apple Produce, Inc., No. Civ.04-278-S-EJL, 2005 WL 1153616 (D.Idaho May 16, 2005)

Logan v. Tiegs, No. CV 03-435-BR, CV 03-470-BR, 2004 WL2851949 (D.Or. Dec. 13, 2004)

In re Arizona Fast Foods, L.L.C., 299 B.R. 589 (Bankr. D.Ariz. 2003)  Text

Middle Mountain Land & Produce Inc. v. Sound Commodities Inc., 307 F.3d 1220 (9th Cir. 2002) (attorneys' fees)  Text  |   Summary

In re Bear Kodiak Produce, Inc., 283 B.R. 577 (Bankr. D.Ariz. 2002) (assets of statutory trust)  Text  |   Summary

In re L.R. Holdings, Inc., No. 98-33952-TC, 98-33953-TC, 98-3412-TC, 2002 WL 31163661 (Bankr. N.D. Cal. Aug. 28, 2002) (statutory trust)   Text   |   Summary

In re Churchfield, 277 B.R. 769 (Bankr. E.D. Cal. 2002) (motion to compromise PACA claims)  Text  |   Summary

Royal Foods Co., Inc. v. RJR Holdings, Inc., 252 F.3d 1102 (9th Cir. 2001) (Rest. as dealer under PACA)  Text

Boulder Fruit Exp. & Heger Organic Farm Sales v. Transp. Factoring, Inc., 251 F.3d 1268 (9th Cir. 2001) (factoring agreement under PACA)  Text

Maui Land & Pineapple Co., Inc. v. Hamada, No. C00-2739MHP, 2000 WL 1093085 (N.D. Cal. Aug. 2, 2000) (PACA trust)

In re Country Harvest Buffet Rests., Inc, 245 B.R. 650 (B.A.P. 9th Cir. 2000) (dealer definition under PACA)  Text

Balice v. U.S. Dep't of Agric., 203 F.3d 684 (9th Cir. 2000) (marketing order penalty not a violation of Eighth Amendment)  Text

Royal Foods Co. v. L.R. Holdings, Inc., No. C 99-01609 WHA, 1999 WL 1051978 (N.D. Cal. Nov. 10, 1999) aff'd sub nom., Lyon's Rests., Inc. v. L.R. Holdings, Inc., 13 F. App'x. 500 (9th Cir. 2001) (non-payment claim and PACA)

JC Produce, Inc. v. Paragon Steakhouse Rests., Inc., 70 F. Supp. 2d 1119 (E.D. Cal. 1999) (restaurants under PACA)  Text

Blaine Larsen Processing, Inc. v. Hapco Farms, Inc., Civ. 97-0212 E BLW, 1999 WL 34809532 (D. Idaho Oct. 18, 1999) order corrected on denial of reconsideration, Civ. 97-0212 E BLW, 2000 WL 35539978 (D. Idaho Feb. 16, 2000) (PACA claims)

Naumes, Inc. v. Alimentos Del Caribe, 77 F. Supp. 2d 1158 (D. Or. 1999) (court jurisdiction under PACA)  Text

In re Megafoods Stores, Inc., 163 F.3d 1063 (9th Cir. 1998) (delinquent sale tax claims under PACA)  Text

Maldonado v. Dep't of Agric., 154 F.3d 1086 (9th Cir. 1998) (review of "responsibly connected" standard application)  Text

In re Megafoods Stores, Inc., 210 B.R. 351 (B.A.P. 9th Cir. 1997) aff'd in part, vacated in part, 163 F.3d 1063 (9th Cir. 1998) (state and local tax funds in PACA trust)  Text

Sunkist Growers, Inc. v. Fisher, 104 F.3d 280 (9th Cir. 1997) (PACA claim)  Text

Fischer v. Machado, 50 Cal. App. 4th 1069, 58 Cal. Rptr. 2d 213 (Cal. Ct. App. 1996) (conversion liability for proceeds)

Potato Sales Co., Inc. v. Dep't of Agric., 92 F.3d 800 (9th Cir. 1996) (license revocation order review)  Text

Norton Enters. v. TKO Farms, Inc., No. C-96-20433-JW, 1996 WL 411597 (N.D. Cal. July 17, 1996) (PACA claims)

Bonita Packing Co. v. O'Sullivan, 165 F.R.D. 610 (C.D. Cal. 1995) (PACA claims)

Housen v. Dep't of Agric., 62 F.3d 1424 (9th Cir. 1995) (consideration of "responsibly connected" to a PACA violator)  Text

In re Nicholes, 184 B.R. 82 (B.A.P. 9th Cir. 1995) (Chapter 13 and PACA)  Text

Skone & Connors Produce, Inc. v. Panattoni, 37 F.3d 1506 (9th Cir. 1994) (PACA claims)   Text

Lloyd Myers Co., Inc. v. Dep't of Agric., 15 F.3d 1086 (9th Cir. 1994) (PACA claims and repeated, flagrant, and willful violations)  Text

In re Altabon Foods, Inc., 998 F.2d 718 (9th Cir. 1993) (PACA claims)  Text

In re San Joaquin Food Serv., Inc., 958 F.2d 938 (9th Cir. 1992) (automatic stay in bankruptcy and PACA trust claim)  Text

In re Milton Poulos, Inc., 947 F.2d 1351 (9th Cir. 1991) (PACA claims)  Text

In re Southland Keystone, 132 B.R. 632 (B.A.P. 9th Cir. 1991) (Chapter 11 and PACA)  Text

Farley & Calfee, Inc. v. U.S. Dep't of Agric., 941 F.2d 964 (9th Cir. 1991) (PACA violation order review)  Text

Joe Phillips & Assocs., Inc. v. Dep't of Agric., 923 F.2d 862 (9th Cir. 1991) (PACA violation order review)

Matson Navigation Co., Inc. v. Haw. Pub. Utilities Comm'n, 742 F. Supp. 1468 (D. Haw. 1990) (interstate commerce under PACA)  Text

In re Richmond Produce Co., Inc., 112 B.R. 364 (Bankr. N.D. Cal. 1990) (PACA claims)  Text

In re Milton Poulos, Inc., 107 B.R. 715 (B.A.P. 9th Cir. 1989) aff'd in part, rev'd in part, 947 F.2d 1351 (9th Cir. 1991) (PACA claims)  Text

My Fruit, S.A. v. Pac. Sun Mktg., Inc., Civ. 89-833-FR, 1989 WL 97917 (D. Or. Aug. 10, 1989) (PACA claims)

United States v. Produce Haw., Inc., 716 F. Supp. 461 (D. Haw. 1989) (Civil penalty under PACA)  Text

Raymond L. Park, Inc. v. Cont'l Farms & Produce Co., No. 89 1364 ER, 1989 WL 159580 (C.D. Cal. Mar. 8, 1989) (PACA claims)

In re Milton Poulos, Inc., 94 B.R. 648 (Bankr. C.D. Cal. 1988) (PACA claims)  Text

In re Marvin Props., Inc., 854 F.2d 1183 (9th Cir. 1988) (PACA claims)  Text

In re Marvin Props., Inc., 76 B.R. 150 (B.A.P. 9th Cir. 1987) aff'd, 854 F.2d 1183 (9th Cir. 1988) (Chapter 11 and PACA)  Text

Johnson v. Pac. Lighting Land Co., 817 F.2d 601 (9th Cir. 1987) (worker claims of breach of contract, antitrust violations, and PACA violations)  Text

Chicago Commodities, Inc. v. Commodities Futures Trading Comm'n, 811 F.2d 1262 (9th Cir. 1987) (PACA as compared to Commodities Exchange Act)  Text

Miloslavich v. Frutas Del Valle De Guadalupe, S.A., 637 F. Supp. 434 (S.D. Cal. 1986) aff'd, 815 F.2d 714 (9th Cir. 1987) (international currency conversion payment issues and PACA)  Text

Nw. Fruit Co. v. A. Levy & J. Zentner Co., 116 F.R.D. 384 (E.D. Cal. 1986) (PACA claims)

Goldie's Bookstore, Inc. v. Superior Court of State of Cal., 589 F. Supp. 382 (E.D. Cal. 1984) rev'd, 739 F.2d 466 (9th Cir. 1984) (double bond requirement under PACA)  Text



TENTH CIRCUIT


Driscoll Potatoes, Inc. v. Robinson Potato Supply Co. of Kan. City, Kan., Inc., 1 F. Supp. 2d 1268 (D. Kan. 1998) (PACA claims and ESOP plan interaction)  Text

Rajala v. Guar. Bank & Trust, No. 96-2393-JWL, 1997 WL 94232 (D. Kan. Feb. 10, 1997) (PACA claims under Chapter 11)

Valley Chip Sales, Inc. v. New Arts Tater Chip Co., No. 96-2351-JWL, 1996 WL 707028 (D. Kan. Oct. 10, 1996) (preliminary injunction under FRCP 65 and PACA)

In re United Fruit & Vegetable, Inc., 191 B.R. 445 (Bankr. D. Kan. 1996) (Chapter 7 and PACA)  Text

In re Stout, 123 B.R. 412 (Bankr. W.D. Okla. 1990) (Chapter 7 and PACA)  Text

In re Mile Hi Metal Sys., Inc., 899 F.2d 887 (10th Cir. 1990) (Chapter 11 and PACA)  Text

Chiquita Brands, Inc. v. Blair Merriam Fresh Fruit & Produce Co., Inc., No. 89-B-1951, 1989 WL 251475 (D. Colo. Nov. 29, 1989) (PACA claims)

Chiquita Brands, Inc. v. Blair Merriam Fresh Fruit & Produce Co., Inc., Civ. A. 89-B-1951, 1989 WL 251474 (D. Colo. Nov. 14, 1989) (temporary restraining order under FRCP 65)

In re D.K.M.B., Inc., 95 B.R. 774 (Bankr. D. Colo. 1989) (PACA claims)  Text

In re Walker, 91 B.R. 968 (Bankr. D. Utah 1988) aff'd, 103 B.R. 281 (D. Utah 1989) (Chapter 7 and PACA)  Text



ELEVENTH CIRCUIT


Covenant Tomato Sales, Inc. v. Suttles, No. 2:10-cv-337-FtM-29DNF, 2010 WL 2465166 (M.D. Fla. June 16, 2010) (preliminary injunction to enforce statutory trust)  Text

Dimare Ruskin, Inc. v. Del Campo Fresh, Inc., 810-CV-1332-T-23AEP, 2010 WL 2465158 (M.D. Fla. June 15, 2010) (statutory trust)

Gulf Coast Produce, Inc. v. Am. Growers, Inc., No. 07-80633-CIV, 2009 WL 3276553 (S.D. Fla. Oct. 9, 2009) (enforce payment from the statutory trust)  Text

Fresh Logistics, LLC Atlantis Foods, Inc., No. 08-81239, 2009 WL 2242608 (S.D. Fla. July 27, 2009) (motion to dismiss; claims of violations of statutory trust)  Text

Fresh Quest, Inc. v. Growers Mktg. Serv., Inc., No. 08-61308-CIV, 2009 WL 1227817 (S.D. Fla. May 5, 2009) (entitlement to attorney fees under PACA)  Text

Harvest Food Group, Inc. v. Newport Int'l of Tierra Verde, Inc., No. 08-80681-CIV, 2008 WL 4927006 (S.D. Fla. Nov. 17, 2008) (violations of the statutory trust)  Text  |   Summary

HAAC Chile, S.A. v. Bland Farms, LLC, No. 606CV086, 2008 WL 3925285 (S.D. Ga. Aug. 26, 2008) (breach of contract)

Gulf Coast Produce, Inc. v. Am. Growers, Inc., No. 07-80633-CIV, 2008 WL 660100 (S.D. Fl. Mar. 7, 2008) (violations of statutory trust)  Text

Emerald Coast Finest Produce Co. of Mobile, L.L.C. v. Lowe, No. 08-00106-CG-M, 2008 WL 544915 (S.D. Al. Feb. 25, 2008) (issuance of a preliminary injunction)

Riverwood Produce Sales, Inc. v. Emerald Coast Finest Produce Co. of Mobile, L.L.C., No. 3:08cv36LAC/MD, 2008 WL 239134 (N.D. Fl. Jan. 28, 2008) (issuance of temporary injunction)  Text

Cee Bee Produce, Inc. v. Tucker, No. 5:06-CV-181 (WDO), 2007 WL 2705564 (M.D. Ga. Sept. 12, 2007) (motion for summary judgment)

Frutera Real S.A. v. Fresh Quest, Inc., No. 07-60445-CIV, 2007 WL 2316560 (S.D. Fl. Aug. 9, 2007) (parties subject to PACA)

First Cut Produce, Inc. v. Turner, Civil Action No. 07-0042-WS-C, 2007 WL 162707 (S.D. Ala. Jan. 18, 2007)

Sandyland Produce, L.L.C. v. Tar Heel Farms, Inc., No. 6:02-cv-1515-Orl-31JGG, 2007 WL 1080005 (M.D. Fla. Apr. 9, 2007)  Text

Six L's Packing Co. v. Goodnight Int'l, Inc., No. 8:05-CIV-2098-T-17-EAJ, 2007 WL 781743 (M.D. Fla. Mar. 13, 2007)

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. v. B & G Produce, Inc., No. 8:06CV2172 T27EAJ, 2007 WL 41946 (M.D. Fla. Jan. 4, 2007)

Taylor Farms Fla., Inc. v. Gennaro's Produce, Inc., No. 07-60259-CIV, 2007 WL 646987 (S.D. Fla. Feb. 27, 2007)

Paris Foods Corp. v. Foresite Foods, Inc., No. 1:05-cv-610-WSD, 2007 WL 568841 (N.D. Ga. Feb. 20, 2007)  Text

In re Tucker, Bankr. No. 06-50092-JDW, Adv. No. 06-5107, 2007 WL 1100482 (Bankr. M.D. Ga. Apr. 10, 2007)

Thames v. USDA, 195 Fed. App'x 850 (11th Cir. 2006)   Text  |  Summary

Arbor Int'l Foods, L.L.C. v. Reco Sales Corp., No. 1:05 CV 256 GET, 2006 WL 2927518 (N.D. Ga. June 16, 2006)

C.H. Robinson Co. v. Marina Produce Co., No. C 05-04032 WHA, 2006 WL 1144188 (N.D. Cal. Apr. 28, 2006)  Text

2927764 Canada, Inc. v. Dew Drop Farms, L.L.C., No. 604CV1587ORL22DAB, 2005 WL 1228654 (M.D. Fla. May 22, 2005)  Text

In re McCue, 324 B.R. 389 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 2005)  Text

C.M.B. Foods, Inc. v. Corral of Middle Ga., 396 F.Supp. 2d 1283 (M.D. Ala. 2005)  Text

In re Atlanta Egg & Produce, Inc., 321 B.R. 746 (N.D. Ga. 2005) (statutory trust)  Text  |   Summary

Country Best v. Christopher Ranch, L.L.C., 361 F.3d 629 (11th Cir. 2004) (attorneys' fees and interest)  Text  |   Summary

In re Steinberg, 307 B.R. 310 (Bankr. S.D. Fla. 2003)  Text

Red's Market v. Cape Canaveral Cruise Line, Inc., 181 F.Supp. 2d 1339 (M.D. Fla. 2002) (liability of corporate officers)  Text  |   Summary

In re Borek, 260 B.R. 886 (Bankr. S.D. Fla. 2001) (no damages for technical accounting violation)  Text

Tison Hog Mkt., Inc. v. Paulk, No. CV595-86, 1998 WL 35230416 (S.D. Ga. Apr. 2, 1998) (damages claims)

Gargiulo v. G.M. Sales, Inc., 131 F.3d 995 (11th Cir. 1997) (disgorgement of loan payments)  Text

Tison Hog Mkt., Inc. v. Paulk, No. CV595-86, 1997 WL 34637589 (S.D. Ga. Dec. 8, 1997) (damages claims)

In re Monzon, 214 B.R. 38 (Bankr. S.D. Fla. 1997) (PACA claims and proceeds)  Text

Bama Tomato Co. v. U.S. Dep't of Agric., 112 F.3d 1542 (11th Cir. 1997) (determination of "responsibly connected" and employment bar under PACA)  Text

United States v. AmSouth Bank of Fla., 947 F. Supp. 459 (M.D. Fla. 1996) (tax levy)  Text

In re Stewart, No. 93-72940, 1994 WL 507016 (Bankr. N.D. Ga. May 17, 1994) (stay and non-dischargeable debt under PACA)

In re Finevest Foods, Inc., 159 B.R. 972 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1993) (Chapter 11, PACA, and administrative expenses)  Text

World Fresh Mktg., Inc. v. Bemel, Inc., No. 93-1399-CIV-MOORE, 1993 WL 455098 (S.D. Fla. Sept. 14, 1993) (preliminary injunction and PACA)

Larsen Co. v. Consol. Mktg., Inc., 148 F.R.D. 664 (N.D. Ga. 1993) aff'd sub nom., Larsen Co. v. Consol. Mktg., 15 F.3d 1098 (11th Cir. 1994) (PACA and dismissal with prejudice)

Nisson v. Lundy, 975 F.2d 802 (11th Cir. 1992) (damages under PACA)  Text

Combined Prof'l Res., Inc. v. Limeco, Inc., 801 F. Supp. 664 (S.D. Fla. 1992) aff'd sub nom. Combined Prof'l v. Limeco, 9 F.3d 1558 (11th Cir. 1993) (PACA claims)  Text

In re E. Coast Brokers & Packers, Inc., 961 F.2d 1543 (11th Cir. 1992) (Chapter 11 and PACA)  Text

In re Nix, No. 91-40817-COL, 1992 WL 119143 (M.D. Ga. Apr. 10, 1992) (PACA claims)

C.H. Robinson Co. v. Trust Co. Bank, N.A., 952 F.2d 1311 (11th Cir. 1992) (PACA claims)  Text

In re Fair, 134 B.R. 672 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1991) (PACA claims)  Text

In re E. Coast Brokers & Packers, Inc., 134 B.R. 41 (M.D. Fla. 1991) rev'd, 961 F.2d 1543 (11th Cir. 1992) (Chapter 11 and PACA)  Text

Frio Ice, S.A. v. Sunfruit, Inc., 918 F.2d 154 (11th Cir. 1990) (PACA claims)  Text

Matter of E. Coast Brokers & Packers, Inc., 120 B.R. 221 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1990) aff'd sub nom., In re E. Coast Brokers & Packers, Inc., 134 B.R. 41 (M.D. Fla. 1991) rev'd, 961 F.2d 1543 (11th Cir. 1992) (Chapter 11 and PACA)  Text

In re Pieper, 119 B.R. 837 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1990) (discharge of debt and PACA)  Text

In re Atl. Tropical Mkt. Corp., 118 B.R. 139 (Bankr. S.D. Fla. 1990) (Chapter 7 and PACA)  Text

Frio Ice, S.A. v. SunFruit, Inc., 724 F. Supp. 1373 (S.D. Fla. 1989) rev'd, Frio Ice, S.A. v. Sunfruit, Inc., 918 F.2d 154 (11th Cir. 1990) (PACA claims)  Text

C.H. Robinson Co. v. B.H. Produce Co., Inc., 723 F. Supp. 785 (N.D. Ga. 1989) aff'd sub nom., C.H. Robinson Co. v. Trust Co. Bank, N.A., 952 F.2d 1311 (11th Cir. 1992) (PACA claims)  Text

DeBruyn Produce Co. v. Olympia Produce Co., Inc., 734 F. Supp. 483 (N.D. Ga. 1989) (injunctive relief under PACA)  Text

J.R. Brooks & Son, Inc. v. Norman's Country Mkt., Inc., 98 B.R. 47 (Bankr. N.D. Fla. 1989) (PACA claims)  Text

Fresh W. Mktg. v. M & L Food Ctr., Inc., 707 F. Supp. 515 (S.D. Fla. 1989) (PACA claims)  Text

In re Elliott, 93 B.R. 776 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1988) (PACA claims)  Text

In re Carlton Fruit Co., Inc., 84 B.R. 810 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1988) (Chapter 11 and PACA)  Text

In re Super Spud, Inc., 77 B.R. 930 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1987) (PACA claims)  Text

In re Tanner, 77 B.R. 897 (Bankr. N.D. Ala. 1987) (Chapter 7 and PACA)  Text

Georgia Vegetable Co., Inc. v. Relan, 731 F.2d 798 (11th Cir. 1984) (reparation award set aside request)  Text



D.C. CIRCUIT


B.T. Produce Co., Inc. v. Dep't of Agric., Nos. 07-1240, 07-1241, 07-1242, 2008 WL 4570294 (D.C. Cir. Sept. 15, 2008) (review of license revocation for bribery)   Text  |  Summary

Kleiman & Hochberg, Inc. v. U.S. Dept. of Agric., 497 F.3d 681 (D.C. Cir. 2007) (revocation of PACA license)  Text

Coosemans Specialties, Inc. v. Dept. of Agric., 482 F.3d 560 (D.C. Cir. 2007)  Text

Post & Taback, Inc. v. Dept. of Agric., 123 Fed. Appx. 406 (D.C. Cir. 2005)   Summary

Fresh Kist Produce, L.L.C. v. Choi Corp., 362 F.Supp. 2d 118 (D.D.C. 2005)  Text

Jacobson v. Dept. of Agric., 99 Fed. Appx. 238 (D.C. Cir. 2004)

Fresh Kist Produce, L.L.C. v. Choi Corp., 251 F.Supp. 2d 138 (D.D.C. 2003) (prejudgment interest)  Text   |    Summary

Fresh Kist Produce, L.L.C. v. Choi Corp., 223 F.Supp. 2d 1 (D.D.C. 2002) (statutory trust)  Text   |    Summary

Kirby Produce Co., Inc. v. U.S. Dep't of Agric., 256 F.3d 830 (D.C. Cir. 2001) (license revocation arbitrary and capricious)  Text

NextWave Pers. Communications, Inc. v. F.C.C., 254 F.3d 130 (D.C. Cir. 2001) aff'd sub nom., F.C.C. v. NextWave Pers. Communications Inc., 537 U.S. 293, 123 S. Ct. 832, 154 L. Ed. 2d 863 (2003) (Chapter 11)  Text

JSG Trading Corp. v. Dep't of Agric., 235 F.3d 608 (D.C. Cir. 2001) (commercial bribery test violated PACA)  Text

PMD Produce Brokerage Corp. v. U.S. Dep't of Agric., 234 F.3d 48 (D.C. Cir. 2000) (fair notice of rule interpretation regarding license revocation appeal dismissal)  Text

JSG Trading Corp. v. U.S. Dep't of Agric., 176 F.3d 536 (D.C. Cir. 1999) (license revocation)  Text

BellSouth Corp. v. F.C.C., 162 F.3d 678 (D.C. Cir. 1998) (shareholder liability)  Text

Norinsberg v. U.S. Dep't of Agric., 162 F.3d 1194 (D.C. Cir. 1998) (license revocation and "responsibly connected" standard)  Text

Hart v. Dep't of Agric., 112 F.3d 1228 (D.C. Cir. 1997) (review of "responsibly connected" decision)  Text

Produce Place v. U.S. Dep't of Agric., 91 F.3d 173 (D.C. Cir. 1996) (license suspension order review)  Text

Frank Tambone, Inc. v. U.S. Dep't of Agric., 50 F.3d 52 (D.C. Cir. 1995) (dealer license de facto suspension)  Text

Norinsberg Corp. v. U.S. Dep't of Agric., 47 F.3d 1224 (D.C. Cir. 1995) (license revocation order review)  Text

Bell v. Dep't of Agric., 39 F.3d 1199 (D.C. Cir. 1994) ("responsibly connected" determination)  Text

Sol Salins, Inc. v. W.M. Ercanbrack Co., Inc., 155 F.R.D. 4 (D.D.C. 1994) (reparation award appeal)

W.M. Ercanbrack Co., Inc. v. Sol Salins, Inc., 844 F. Supp. 817 (D.D.C. 1994) (damages award under PACA)  Text

Tony Vitrano Co. v. Nat'l Produce Co., Inc., 815 F. Supp. 23 (D.D.C. 1993) (injunctive relief)  Text

Garcia v. Yeutter, 756 F. Supp. 581 (D.D.C. 1990) (PACA and undocumented workers)  Text

Exportal Ltda v. United States, 902 F.2d 45 (D.C. Cir. 1990) (bond requirement waiver in reparation proceeding)  Text

Frito-Lay, Inc. v. Willoughby, 863 F.2d 1029 (D.C. Cir. 1988) (reparation award order review)  Text

Kaplan v. U.S. Dep't of Agric., 851 F.2d 1501 (D.C. Cir. 1988) (responsibly connected)   Text

Siegel v. Lyng, 851 F.2d 412 (D.C. Cir. 1988) (responsibly connected)  Text

N.P. Deoudes, Inc. v. Temple Produce, Inc., Civ. A. 86-0918-OG, 1988 WL 58916 (D.D.C. May 25, 1988) (PACA claims)

Moore Mktg. Int'l, Inc. v. Lyng, Civ. A. 87-2764, 1988 WL 39916 (D.D.C. Apr. 19, 1988) (license revocation order review)

Carpenito Bros., Inc. v. U.S. Dep't of Agric., 851 F.2d 1500 (D.C. Cir. 1988) (license revocation order review)

Veg-Mix, Inc. v. U.S. Dep't of Agric., 832 F.2d 601 (D.C. Cir. 1987) (responsibly connected and PACA violations)  Text

Tri-County Wholesale Produce Co., Inc. v. U.S. Dep't of Agric., 822 F.2d 162 (D.C. Cir. 1987) (disciplinary proceeding by USDA after license revocation)  Text

Williams v. Curtin, 807 F.2d 1046 (D.C. Cir. 1986) (PACA claims)  Text

Martino v. U.S. Dep't of Agric., 801 F.2d 1410 (D.C. Cir. 1986) (temporary employment debarring under PACA)  Text



FEDERAL CIRCUIT


Schmelzer v. Office of Compliance, 155 F.3d 1364 (Fed. Cir. 1998) (notice requirements under PACA)  Text



ALABAMA


Israel v. Merrill, 812 So. 2d 347 (Ala. Civ. App. 2001) (seller forfeited trust protection)  Text



CALIFORNIA


Mendoza v. Rast Produce Co., 45 Cal. Rptr. 3d 525 (Cal. App. 2006)  Text

Flores v. Kendall, No. H027795, 2006 WL 1217147 (Cal. App. May 8, 2006)



CONNECTICUT


Birarelli v. Wright, No. CV020389534S, 2002 WL 1492179 (Conn. Super. June 7, 2002)



NEW YORK


G & T Terminal Packaging Co., Inc. v. W. Growers Ass'n, 867 N.Y.S.2d 58 (N.Y. App. Div. 2008) (malicious prosecution by USDA)  Text   |    Summary

Finova Capital Corp. v. Berger, 794 N.Y.S. 2d 379 (N.Y. App. Div.)  Text



NORTH CAROLINA


Wilson v. Burch Farms, Inc., 627 S.E. 2d 249 (N.C. App. 2006)  Text



SOUTH CAROLINA


State v. Hendrix, 319 S.C. 20, 459 S.E.2d 322 (S.C. Ct. App. 1995) (license revocation and state court claims afterward)  Text

Tiger, Inc. v. Fisher Agro, Inc., 391 S.E.2d 538 (S.C. 1989) (fruit production partnership dissolution)  Text



TEXAS


McManus-Wyatt Produce Co. v. Tex. Dept. of Agric., 140 S.W.3d 826 (Tex. App. 2004)  Text



WASHINGTON


Century 21 Prods., Inc. v. Glacier Sales, 918 P.2d 168 (Wash. 1996) (collateral preservation and PACA)  Text

Century 21 Prods., Inc. v. Glacier Sales, 875 P.2d 1238 (Wash. Ct. App. 1994) rev'd, 918 P.2d 168 (Wash. 1996) (PACA claims and guaranty)  Text

Morrison Fruit Co., Inc. v. Scarlett Fruit Co., Inc., 72 Wash. App. 687, 865 P.2d 570 (Wash. Ct. App. 1994) (state law claim and PACA)  Text







 

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