Consumer Protection


Agriculture, Weights and Measures enforces California laws to protect you - the consumer.  Thousands of inspections are conducted each year and when violations are found, we can pursue administrative civil penalties (fines).

These are the programs that serve you and the completed enforcement actions for the past two years.

Standards Enforcement Program
    Scanner Awareness Program - Check your receipts and know your rights.
    Certified Farmer's Markets - With over 40 certified markets, there's one near you.
    Weights and Measures - Keeping weighing and measuring devices accurate.

Pesticide Regulation Program – Regulating pesticide use in the county.

Plant Health and Pest Prevention – Keeping unwanted pests out.

Have a complaint?  Let us know.  (

Do you have a hearing coming up?  This Hearing Process Outline informs you on what to expect. 

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