July 12, 2022: The Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine has expanded to include Sussex County. Find out what it means for you. More Info

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Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine

On February 28, 2019, the Delaware Department of Agriculture signed Emergency Regulations for Spotted Lanternfly that has enacted a quarantine for this pest. The spotted lanternfly, Lycorma delicata, is a threat to Delaware and the United States. This insect is a destructive, invasive plant hopper that attacks many hosts, including forests, ornamental trees, orchards, hops, […]

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Meat Compliance & Enforcement

Overview Under the Delaware Department of Agriculture‚Äôs Food Products Inspection program, the Delaware Meat Compliance and Enforcement section reviews and enforces meat, poultry, and egg laws at the state and federal levels. Compliance officers ensure that Delawareans are receiving wholesome products that are not misbranded or adulterated.   Consumer Complaints Our compliance officers investigate consumer […]

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Spotted Lanternfly

What is the Spotted Lanternfly? The spotted lanternfly, Lycorma delicata, is a threat to Delaware and the United States. This insect is detrimental to Delaware’s agricultural industries, the environment, and residential areas, and has an impact on interstate commerce. This insect is a destructive, invasive plant hopper that attacks many hosts, including forests, ornamental trees, […]

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