Mar 27, 2024
USDA plans to renew fruit, vegetable group charter

The USDA plans to renew the charter of the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee.

USDA is set to renew the committee’s charter for two years as required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The current charter expires on May 23. USDA invites interested persons to submit comments on this notice. Comments are due by 11:59 p.m. Eastern  on May 1, through Document # AMS-SC-24-0006.

USDA AMS logoEstablished in 2001, the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee (FVIAC) is administered by the USDA-Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS). Committee members represent the entire spectrum of the fruit and vegetable industry including shippers, wholesalers, brokers, retailers, processors, fresh-cut processors, foodservice suppliers, state agencies, state departments of agriculture and trade associations. The FVIAC meets in person at least twice a year to develop recommendations on issues affecting the U.S. produce industry.

This notice was published in the Federal Register on March 26. Information about the committee is available on the AMS Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee webpage.

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