Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
ConAgra Grocery Products LLC
Current Parent Company: 
ConAgra Brands
Penalty: 
$11,200,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
May 20, 2015
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
food safety violation
Violation Description: 

ConAgra Grocery Products LLC, a subsidiary of ConAgra Foods Inc., agreed to plead guilty and pay $11.2 million -- an $8 million criminal fine and $3.2 million in forfeiture of assets -- in connection with the shipment of contaminated peanut butter linked to a 2006 through 2007 nationwide outbreak of salmonella poisoning.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Food and Drug Administration referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Nebraska
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
food products
Specific Industry of Parent: 
food products
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.