Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

BEIJING, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 20: A customer inspects the new iPhone at the Wangfujing flagship store on September 20, 2013 in Beijing, China. Apple launched the new iPhone 5C model that will run iOS 7 is made from hard-coated polycarbonate and comes in various colors and the iPhone 5S that features fingerprint recognition security. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

“Do Not Call” Violations Top State’s Complaint List

As 2014 comes to a close, state’s department of consumers services has released its list of Top 10 consumer complaints for the year.

12/31/2014

(Source: Disney World)

Report: Boy, 12, Lacerated Fingers On Pirates of The Caribbean Ride

Another incident on a Walt Disney World ride was reported three-months before a British tourist had a similar accident.

07/21/2014

(Photo by Matt Stroshane/Getty Images)

Center To Introduce New Citrus Varieties To Florida

Will Florida’s orange industry soon have some company?

CBS Miami–06/16/2014

Oranges in Fort Pierce, Florida (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Report: Florida Agriculture Exports Up In 2013

Florida’s international agricultural exports are up, according to a report released Wednesday.

05/21/2014

Marijuana (Source: David McNew/Getty Images)

Florida Market Sparks Marijuana “Green” Rush

Florida lawmakers are looking to keep low- THC medical marijuana home-grown but out-of-state business owners are already eyeing the market.

05/08/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Telemarketers Again Top 2013 Complaint List

When it comes to what really bugged us in 2013, telemarketers topped the list. Gripes about violations of the state’s “Do Not Call” list easily dominated the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ top complaints for 2013.

12/30/2013

phone generic

Do Not Call List Violations Again Top Fla. Consumer Complaints

Unsolicited telemarketing calls to residents on the Do Not Call List again topped the list of consumer complaints in Florida in 2012.

CBS4–12/29/2012

money

Top 10 Consumer Complaints

Most people love to complain. Now some people in Florida are realizing they can complain over the phone and actually get paid for it.

CBS4–03/08/2012

(Source: AP)

Quarantine Imposed Along Miles Of NE Broward After Medflies Discovery

Two Mediterranean fruit flies were discovered during routine monitoring in a residential area in South Florida, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services reported. Medflies are considered the most serious of the world’s fruit fly pests.

CBS4–02/25/2011

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,944 other followers