Consumer Protection

Entails regulating the quality of eggs and certain fresh fruits and vegetables, including farmer-direct marketing, monitoring conditions of nursery products and the purity and viability of agricultural seed.

Fruit & Vegetable Quality Control


To ensure that maturity, quality, labeling and packaging standards are met for fruits and vegetables.


Egg Enforcement


Ensures that quality and labeling standards are met pertaining to eggs.


Nursery Regulation


To prevent the spread of injurious pests through infested nursery stock. To assure consumers of nursery stock which is properly labeled, reasonably free of common pests and in viable condition.