Wholesale produce dealers who purchase produce from sellers inside the state of Minnesota must provide the following notice of payment protection, in at least ten point, all capital type, to each seller of produce on or before payment is due:
WE ARE A LICENSED AND BONDED MINNESOTA WHOLESALE PRODUCE DEALER. AS A SUPPLIER OF PRODUCE, YOU ARE PROTECTED BY A BOND AND A WHOLESALE PRODUCE DEALERS TRUST IF YOU FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 40 DAYS AFTER THE DUE DATE WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CALL 1-800-967-2474
Wholesale produce dealers need only notify each of their sellers once. A new seller must be notified on or before the time a seller is to receive his or her first payment.
MS s 27.14
16 SR 2441; 29 SR 655
February 5, 2007