Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Bed Bath & Beyond
Current Parent Company: 
Bed Bath & Beyond
Penalty: 
$500,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
December 9, 2015
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

The Federal Trade Commission announced complaints and proposed court orders barring four national retailers from mislabeling and advertising rayon textiles as made of bamboo, and requiring them to pay civil penalties totaling $1.3 million.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Federal Trade Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New Jersey
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-housewares
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Parent company note: 
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