Tag: department of agriculture and consumer services
After a natural disaster, consumers should be wary of tree service scams, building and home repair scams, disaster relief scams and water testing and treatment scams.
The Department of Children and Families (DCF), in partnership with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS), developed a P-EBT program to automatically issue benefits during the month of June to more than 2.1 million children who have temporarily lost access to free and reduced-price school meals during COVID-19-related school closures.
With the Legislature getting ready for its regular session at the start of the new year, this week, Gov. Ron DeSantis proposed his plan to improve water quality in the Sunshine State.
The proposal was filed to protect consumers from unethical auto repair shops, towing companies and storage facilities.
The grant, from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, will be awarded to nonprofits, producers, academic institutions, government agencies and others to fund projects that will enhance the competitiveness of Florida’s specialty crops, which include fruits and vegetables, dried fruit, tree nuts, horticulture and nursery crops.