Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
General Mills
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol GIS)
Headquartered in: 
Minnesota
Major Industry: 
food products
Specific Industry: 
food products
Penalty total since 2000: 
$810,507
Number of records: 
22
Top 5 Offense Groups (Groups Defined)Penalty TotalNumber of Records
consumer-protection-related offenses$375,0001
environment-related offenses$196,0006
safety-related offenses$161,00712
employment-related offenses$78,5003
Top 5 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
consumer protection violation$375,0001
environmental violation$196,0006
workplace safety or health violation$121,00711
labor relations violation$72,5002
aviation safety violation$40,0001
Notes: 

Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty totals are adjusted to account for the fact that the individual entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. The totals are also adjusted to reflect cases in which federal and state or local agencies cooperated and issued separate announcements of the outcome. Duplicate or overlapping penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Associated Names: 

GENERAL MILLS; GENERAL MILLS BAKERIES AND FOOD SVC; GENERAL MILLS OPERATIONS LLC

Links: 

Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.

For an overview of assistance this company is receiving under the CARES Act, see its Covid Stimulus Watch summary page here.


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General Mills consumer protection violation 2017 CA-MULTI $375,000
General Mills-West Chicago environmental violation 2004 EPA $70,000
General Mills labor relations violation 2009 NLRB $60,000
GENERAL MILLS INC environmental violation 2012 EPA $50,000
GENERAL MILLS INC environmental violation 2012 EPA $50,000
GENERAL MILLS INC aviation safety violation 2011 FAA $40,000
GENERAL MILLS workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $36,405
GENERAL MILLS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $17,500
GENERAL MILLS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $14,700
General Mills, Inc. labor relations violation 2010 NLRB $12,500
GENERAL MILLS OPERATIONS LLC environmental violation 2007 EPA $12,500
GENERAL MILLS OPERATIONS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $10,539
GENERAL MILLS OPERATIONS, INC environmental violation 2005 EPA $8,500
GENERAL MILLS BAKERIES AND FOOD SERVICE workplace safety or health violation 2002 OSHA $7,005
GENERAL MILLS INC workplace safety or health violation 2003 OSHA $6,615
GENERAL MILLS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $6,450
General Mills, Inc Family and Medical Leave Act 2007 WHD $6,000
GENERAL MILLS workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $5,600
GENERAL MILLS workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $5,543
GENERAL MILLS OPERATIONS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2000 OSHA $5,400
GENERAL MILLS OPERATIONS, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $5,250
GENERAL MILLS OPERATIONS LLC environmental violation 2004 EPA $5,000
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