We ensure accuracy by inspecting and testing all commercial scales used to determine value.
We inspect and test all water, electric, and natural gas sub-meters, gas pumps and propane dispensers used for commerce.
We protect consumers by sampling fuel quality, inspecting labeling of petroleum products and service station advertising.
We inspect packaged commodities to ensure accuracy with labeling and stated weight, which includes test purchases.
We conduct point of sale system inspections to protect consumers and ensure they receive the advertised price.
We investigate complaints including price accuracy, short weight and measure, deceptive packaging, fuel contamination and more.
Our insect trapping and plant inspection programs prevent the introduction or spread of new, exotic and destructive pests.
We manage numerous programs to protect California from insect, disease, weed and vertebrate pests.
PESTICIDE USE ENFORCEMENT
We ensure the safe use of pesticides through training, outreach, inspections, and investigations.
FOOD QUALITY CONTROL
We regulate organic growers, certified producers, farmers’ markets and egg handlers to ensure compliance.
We ensure that all nursery stock produced or sold in California meets strict quality standards.
Every county creates an annual crop report which details the quantity and value of crops, livestock and poultry production.