March 27, 2024

USDA to renew Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee charter

The USDA will renew the charter of the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee for two years. The organization’s current charter expires May 1.

The FVIAC, administered by the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service, represents 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, administered by the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service, represents the entire spectrum of the fruit and vegetable industry, including processors. © imagehitasia, 123RF Free Images

The FVIAC meets in person at least twice a year to develop recommendations on issues affecting the U.S. produce industry.

Notice of the USDA’s intent to renew the FVIAC’s charter was published in the Federal Register on March 26. Interested parties can submit comments online at regulations.gov until May 1.


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