NEW ORLEANS -- The United Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Association is still alive, kicking and vital -- so its leaders took pains to remind the industry at United's 96th annual convention here. Before a large crowd gathered for the opening session, Tim Fleming, outgoing chairman, waved a copy of the new PACA law in the air like a hard-won trophy. The gesture was to signify United's victorious role in protecting the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act in the face of attempts last year by ...
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