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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Animal Health International Inc.
Current Parent CompanyPatterson
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Penalty: $52,802,203
Year: 2020
Date: February 14, 2020
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: drug or medical equipment safety violation
Violation Description: Animal Health International Inc. (AHI), a Colorado corporation that obtains prescription drugs for animals from manufacturers for further distribution to veterinarians, farms, feedlots, and other facilities, pleaded guilty to charges of introducing a misbranded drug into interstate commerce. Also, Patterson Companies, Inc. AHI's corporate parent, entered into a non-prosecution agreement in which it committed to enhance its compliance program and fully comply with the law. The companies paid a $5 million federal fine, $1 million to the Virginia Department of Health Professionals, and a forfeiture money judgment of $46,802,203.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: U.S. Attorney-Western District of Virginia
Civil or Criminal Case: criminal
Prosecution Agreement: plea and non-prosecution agreement
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Minnesota
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: wholesalers
Specific Industry of Current Parent: wholesalers-medical supplies
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