NOTICE: To protect the health and safety of the public and our employees, DCP employees will no longer be at 450 Columbus Blvd. Please do not send mail. We recommend using our online services, or sending an email to the appropriate division/person instead. Phone lines will have limited support, and voicemails will be returned when possible. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Food and Standards Division

Through Food and Standards, the Department of Consumer Protection regulates all persons and businesses that manufacture or sell food products in the state, and ensures that weighing and measuring devices in Connecticut are accurate. Staff also test motor fuel octane, investigate complaints about gasoline stations and heating fuel, and inspect restaurants, bakeries and grocery stores for cleanliness and safety. 

live chat

Live Chat is now available for the Food and Standards Division during normal business hours.  Please be aware that the individual you are speaking with may direct you to different parts of the Food and Standards Division to assist you with your question.  In certain instances, you may be asked to provide a phone number or email address so that the appropriate individual can review your question and respond accordingly.

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