Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection
(608) 224-5012 -- Main Phone Line
(608) 224-5013 -- Department of Agriculture - Office of Secretary
(608) 224-4683 -- Food Safety
(608) 224-4953 -- Consumer Protection Hotline
Fax (608) 224-5034 - Office of Secretary
Hours Monday-Friday 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
2811 Agriculture Drive
Madison, WI 53708-8911
Handles inquiries and complaints, and serves to protect consumers from deception and fraud in the marketplace. Will deal with fraudulent advertising, consumer product safety, weights and measures, hazardous substances, motor vehicle repairs, landlord/tenant problems and home improvement.
Responsible for food safety, animal and plant health, protecting water and soil and monitoring fair and safe business practices. Inspect and license more than 100,000 businesses and individuals, analyze millions of laboratory samples, conduct hundreds of hearings and investigations, educate businesses and consumers about best practices, adopt rules that have the force of law, and promote Wisconsin agriculture at home and abroad.