USA: Georgia Department of Agriculture Announces Del Monte Gets Fine
Del Monte will pay a $100,000 fine within thirty days, and more later if it does not live up to the conditions of probation, for violations of the Vidalia® Onion Act of 1986, says Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin. Fresh Del Monte Produce was charged with packing, bagging and labeling 1,920 five-pound bags of foreign grown onions as Vidalia® onions in January and February of this year and shipping them from its Helena, Georgia facility to one of its facilities in Plant City, Florida.
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