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A Day in the Life

Katrina Sokol, Food Inspector Video

Katrina Sokol, Food Inspector

Take a behind the scenes look at how MDARD works every day at food establishments across our state to assure a safe and wholesome food supply.

Rick Sokol, Dairy Inspector Video

Rick Sokol, Dairy Inspector

Take a behind the scenes look at dairy inspections with Dairy Inspector Rick Sokol of the Food & Dairy Division. Thanks to Robert and Jeanette Marten and family at Marten Family Dairy LLC!

Samantha Hartman, Weights and Measures Inspector Video

Samantha Hartman, Weights and Measures Inspector

MDARD staff are on the front lines of protecting Michigan consumers from credit card fraud.

John Hill, Pesticide and Plant Pest Management Regional Supervisor Video

John Hill, Pesticide and Plant Pest Management Regional Supervisor

Each year MDARD conducts aerial pesticide testing at a small airfield in Michigan. These testing events are important to ensure that when aerial pesticides are being applied, it’s done properly, hitting it’s designated areas which help protect the environment and eliminate drift.

Jim Loncar, Pesticide and Plant Pest Management Inspector Video

Jim Loncar, Pesticide and Plant Pest Management Inspector

The work of our Pesticide and Plant Pest Management inspectors is essential for Michigan’s nursery and landscape industry to compete in a growing global market. We help prevent businesses from accidentally shipping an invasive pest or disease to another state.