The U.S. Department of Agriculture has taken action against Triple A Grocers Inc. for allegedly failing to pay for produce.
The USDA announced in a May 14 release that it filed an administrative action under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act alleging that Triple A Grocers, Las Vegas, failed to pay 10 sellers a total of $132,383 for produce bought between July 2010 and January 2012.
Triple A Grocers has been involved in a multi-million-dollar PACA case since last year, among a number of companies owned by the Alejo family, including Liborio Market Inc.
According to the release, Triple A Grocers Inc. will have the opportunity to request a hearing. If the USDA finds it violated the PACA, its license will be stripped for two years.