In accordance with Federal Law and U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) policy, the Vermont Meat Inspection Section is prohibited from discrimination in its programs and services on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, political beliefs, age, disability, national origin, limited English proficiency, and where applicable, marital status, familial status, parental status, sexual orientation, genetic information, reprisal, or because all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program.
Limited English Proficiency
To File a Program Complaint
To file a complaint of discrimination write or call:
Vermont Human Rights Commission
14-16 Baldwin Street
Montpelier, VT 05633-6301
Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Director, Food Safety and Consumer Protection Division
116 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05620
Vermont Relay Service: (800) 253-0195 or by dialing 711
Email address: AGR.MeatInspection@vermont.gov
Vermont Department of Human Resources
Laurie Bouyea-Dumont, HR Manager
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Director, Office of Adjudication
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20250-9410
(866) 632-9992 (toll free voice)
(800)877-8339 (Federal Relay Service)
Persons with Limited English Proficiency or Disabilities
Persons with disabilities or those with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) who wish to file a program complaint, please see information above on how to contact us by mail directly or by email. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities and wish to file a program complaint, please contact VAAFM through the state relay service number below.
Electronic submission of complaints is also permitted.