The U.S. Department of Agriculture has taken action against Snokist Growers for allegedly failing to pay several growers.

According to an April 22 release, the USDA filed an administrative action under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act after Snokist Growers allegedly did not pay eight produce growers a total of $696,853 for produce it bought between July 2011 and September 2011.

Snokist Growers will have the opportunity to request a hearing.