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Virginia Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) promotes the economic growth and development of Virginia agriculture, provides consumer protection and encourages environmental stewardship.

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The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) administers a variety of Virginia laws and regulations that protect consumers and businesses. The Division of Consumer Protection is comprised of the Offices of Charitable and Regulatory Programs, Pesticide Services, Plant Industry Services and Weights and Measures. In the Division of Animal and Food Industry Services, the Office of Dairy and Foods administers laws and regulations designed to ensure the safety, wholesomeness and proper labeling of foods in Virginia.

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