The Division of Quality Assurance and Regulations provides a range of marketing assistance and consumer protection services. The division serves customers in the agriculture industry. It enhances marketing opportunities for companies and producers in Maine. The Division of Quality Assurance and Regulations is governed by the Maine Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources, which offers inspection services. The Maine Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources issues licenses and permits for the transportation, sales and purchase of potatoes, dry beans and lime products. The department serves retailers, wholesalers, and blueberry processors and packers. It additionally publishes crabmeat processing guidelines.