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Humberto Izquierdo
County Agricultural Commissioner / Sealer
Agriculture / Weights & Measures

Commercial Agriculture

Fruit and Vegetable Standardization and Egg Quality Control

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Fresh produce.

The County Agriculture Department inspects fresh produce at the wholesale and retail level to assure compliance with California laws and regulations pertaining to quality, quantity, and labeling. Locally, this provides protection to growers, markets, and consumers.

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Checking eggs for defects
using an egg candler.

We also inspect eggs at wholesale and retail levels to assure compliance with State and Federal health, quality, and grade standards. In other words, we make sure the eggs you buy are the right size, fresh, and clean.

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