Pesticide Section Notice - Individuals Impersonating Pesticide Inspectors
There have been recent reports in the Piedmont area of an unknown individual impersonating N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) Pesticide Inspectors. If you are approached by anyone inquiring about Commercial applicator licenses, pesticide products used, or any type of business question, please feel to request proper identification. Also, please try to note the individual’s vehicle and license plate number and refer the information to the number listed below. All of our staff members have Official NCDA&CS Credentials with a photo and the NCDA&CS Seal. We routinely present the credentials at the beginning of the inspection, if we fail to present it, please request that it be shown and we will be glad to present the proper identification. For your own protection, do not release any type of information to anyone unless proper identification is shown.
If you have any further concerns, please contact our Field Operations and Enforcement Unit at (919) 733-3556.