© [2020], NCBFAA, Washington D.C., Monday Morning eBriefing. Originally published [08/03/2020]. www.ncbfaa.orgReprinted by permission.

September 2 is the deadline for mandatory ACE filing for the Agriculture Marketing Service (AMS) Section 8e program which applies to the following imported produce:  

  • Avocados
  • Grapefruit
  • Kiwifruit
  • Onions
  • Oranges
  • Potatoes
  • Table Grapes
  • Tomatoes
  • Pistachios
  • Dates (other than for processing)
  • Hazelnuts
  • Olives (other than Spanish-style green olives)
  • Raisins
  • Walnuts

 The NCBFAA Regulatory Agencies Committee (RAC) is trying to determine the readiness of the customs broker industry for these filing requirements. We ask that you please complete this brief survey. This will allow the RAC to work with AMS on any issues that need to be addressed. We appreciate you taking the time in helping the NCBFAA and RAC in this matter.