Weights and Measures Overview

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection’s Weights and Measures team is responsible for regularly monitoring the accuracy of gas pumps, price scanners, scales and package weights statewide to ensure that consumers are receiving their money’s worth in Wisconsin stores.

For questions or to file a weights and measures or fuel quality complaint, call (608) 224-4942 or email datcpweightsandmeasures@wi.gov.

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Municipality Weights and Measures Programs

Some municipalities in Wisconsin maintain their own weights and measures program. Cities administering their own program employ their own inspectors; however, city inspectors enforce the same laws and standards as state inspectors. A list of municipalities with their own weights and measures program can be found here.

Grocer's Manual

An informational guide to grocery store inspections. Learn about the types of inspections Weights and Measures conducts, your responsibilities as a grocer, and what you can expect during inspections at your store.  The manual can be found here.

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