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    Weights and Measures Offices


  • Alabama - Weights and Measures Office
    State Weights and Measures Offices enforce laws and regulations about the labeling, weight, measure or count of packaged items including food and household products. These offices also regulate the accuracy of weighing and measuring devices in supermarket, gas stations, taxicabs, etc. Some city and county offices have weights and measures functions in addition to the state offices listed below that might be listed under either…

  • Alaska - Weights and Measures Office
    State Weights and Measures Offices enforce laws and regulations about the labeling, weight, measure or count of packaged items including food and household products. These offices also regulate the accuracy of weighing and measuring devices in supermarket, gas stations, taxicabs, etc. Some city and county offices have weights and measures functions in addition to the state offices listed below that might be listed under either…

  • Arizona - Weights and Measures Office
    State Weights and Measures Offices enforce laws and regulations about the labeling, weight, measure or count of packaged items including food and household products. These offices also regulate the accuracy of weighing and measuring devices in supermarket, gas stations, taxicabs, etc. Some city and county offices have weights and measures functions in addition to the state offices listed below that might be listed under either…

  • Arkansas - Weights and Measures Office
    State Weights and Measures Offices enforce laws and regulations about the labeling, weight, measure or count of packaged items including food and household products. These offices also regulate the accuracy of weighing and measuring devices in supermarket, gas stations, taxicabs, etc. Some city and county offices have weights and measures functions in addition to the state offices listed below that might be listed under either…

  • California - Weights and Measures Office
    State Weights and Measures Offices enforce laws and regulations about the labeling, weight, measure or count of packaged items including food and household products. These offices also regulate the accuracy of weighing and measuring devices in supermarket, gas stations, taxicabs, etc. Some city and county offices have weights and measures functions in addition to the state offices listed below that might be listed under either…

  • California Department of Food and Agriculture
    California Department of Food and Agriclture's mission is to serve the citizens of California by promoting and protecting a safe, healthy food supply, and enhancing local and global agricultural trade, through efficient management, innovation and sound science, with a commitment to environmental stewardship. Inspectors examine meat, poultry, vegetables, fruits, dairy and other foods to ensure safety and quality; pest eradication teams work to prevent infestations…

  • Colorado - Weights and Measures Office
    State Weights and Measures Offices enforce laws and regulations about the labeling, weight, measure or count of packaged items including food and household products. These offices also regulate the accuracy of weighing and measuring devices in supermarket, gas stations, taxicabs, etc. Some city and county offices have weights and measures functions in addition to the state offices listed below that might be listed under either…

  • Connecticut - Weights and Measures Office
    State Weights and Measures Offices enforce laws and regulations about the labeling, weight, measure or count of packaged items including food and household products. These offices also regulate the accuracy of weighing and measuring devices in supermarket, gas stations, taxicabs, etc. Some city and county offices have weights and measures functions in addition to the state offices listed below that might be listed under either…

  • Delaware - Weights and Measures Office
    State Weights and Measures Offices enforce laws and regulations about the labeling, weight, measure or count of packaged items including food and household products. These offices also regulate the accuracy of weighing and measuring devices in supermarket, gas stations, taxicabs, etc. Some city and county offices have weights and measures functions in addition to the state offices listed below that might be listed under either…

  • District of Columbia - Weights and Measures Office
    State Weights and Measures Offices enforce laws and regulations about the labeling, weight, measure or count of packaged items including food and household products. These offices also regulate the accuracy of weighing and measuring devices in supermarket, gas stations, taxicabs, etc. Some city and county offices have weights and measures functions in addition to the state offices listed below that might be listed under either…

  • Florida - Bureau of Weights and Measures
    State Weights and Measures Offices enforce laws and regulations about the labeling, weight, measure or count of packaged items including food and household products. These offices also regulate the accuracy of weighing and measuring devices in supermarket, gas stations, taxicabs, etc. Some city and county offices have weights and measures functions in addition to the state offices listed below that might be listed under either…

  • Georgia - Weights and Measures Office
    State Weights and Measures Offices enforce laws and regulations about the labeling, weight, measure or count of packaged items including food and household products. These offices also regulate the accuracy of weighing and measuring devices in supermarket, gas stations, taxicabs, etc. Some city and county offices have weights and measures functions in addition to the state offices listed below that might be listed under either…

  • Hawaii - Dept of Agriculture - Standards and Technical Services
    The Standards and Technical Services Section provides the technical assistance and traceablity of standards that make the enforcement of measurement standards laws possible. The branch is made up a metrology laboratory and a petroleum analysis laboratory.

  • Idaho - Weights and Measures Office
    Idaho Weights & Measures Office's responsibilities and services include statewide: * Inspection of accuracy and suitability of commercial weighing and metering devices * Inspection of packaged products to ensure net contents meet labeled weight, volume or count * Investigation of short delivery and misleading advertising * Monitoring of octane labeling

  • Illinois - Weights and Measures
    The Bureau of Weights and Measures serves a valuable consumer and commercial protection function within the Illinois Department of Agriculture. The bureau's pursuit of equity in the marketplace is evident by the variety of services provided to Illinois citizens. The bureau licenses anyone who sells, installs, or repairs commercially used weighing or measuring devices through the Registered Serviceperson Program. * Weights and Measures Programs *…

  • Indiana - Weights and Measures Office
    State Weights and Measures Offices enforce laws and regulations about the labeling, weight, measure or count of packaged items including food and household products. These offices also regulate the accuracy of weighing and measuring devices in supermarket, gas stations, taxicabs, etc. Some city and county offices have weights and measures functions in addition to the state offices listed below that might be listed under either…

  • Iowa - Weights and Measures Office
    The Iowa Weights and Measures Bureau’s mission is to improve the accuracy of measurements, enhance consumer protection, promote fair competition, and facilitate economic growth and trade.

  • Kansas - Weights and Measures Office
    State Weights and Measures Offices enforce laws and regulations about the labeling, weight, measure or count of packaged items including food and household products. These offices also regulate the accuracy of weighing and measuring devices in supermarket, gas stations, taxicabs, etc. Some city and county offices have weights and measures functions in addition to the state offices listed below that might be listed under either…

  • Kentucky - Weights and Measures Office
    State Weights and Measures Offices enforce laws and regulations about the labeling, weight, measure or count of packaged items including food and household products. These offices also regulate the accuracy of weighing and measuring devices in supermarket, gas stations, taxicabs, etc. Some city and county offices have weights and measures functions in addition to the state offices listed below that might be listed under either…

  • Louisiana - Weights and Measures Office
    The Division of Weights and Measures regulates many aspects of commerce and trade throughout the state. The division ensures that equity prevails in the marketplace for both buyers and sellers by inspecting over 100,000 commercial weighing, measuring, metering and scanning devices. In addition, any commodity sold by weight, measure or count is inspected to ensure consumers are getting what they pay for. Items inspected include…

  • Maine - Weights and Measures Office
    Weights and Measures inspections maintain uniformity where weighing and measuring forms the basis for payment in commercial transactions within the State of Maine, by testing and evaluating weighing and measuring devices, by investigating cases of fraud, and by providing training, supervision and calibration services to municipalities which have local Weights and Measures Sealers. Provides traceability of the State's Measurement Standards to the National Standards and…

  • Maryland - Weights and Measures Office
    The Weights and Measures program directly benefits all Marylanders by ensuring the fairness and equity of all commercial transactions involving determinations of quantity. This includes such day-to-day activities as: * the sale of food that is weighed by a scale in a supermarket; * the sale of gasoline through a gasoline pump; or, * the weighing of household goods to determine moving fees. Maryland weights…

  • Massachusetts - Weights and Measures Office
    The Division of Standards (DOS) enforces laws, rules, and regulations relating to weights and measures and the use of weighing and measuring devices in commercial transactions.

  • Michigan - Weights and Measures Office
    State Weights and Measures Offices enforce laws and regulations about the labeling, weight, measure or count of packaged items including food and household products. These offices also regulate the accuracy of weighing and measuring devices in supermarket, gas stations, taxicabs, etc. Some city and county offices have weights and measures functions in addition to the state offices listed below that might be listed under either…

  • Minnesota - Weights and Measures
    Since 1885 Weights and Measures has been promoting and ensuring accuracy and equity in Minnesota's marketplaces. From gas pumps to grain elevators to grocery scales, the Department of Commerce Weights and Measures Division checks the accuracy of all commercial weight and measuring equipment in the state as well as the quality of gasoline and other fuel products.

 
 
 

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