Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Earthgrains Baking Companies, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Flowers Foods
Penalty: 
$100,000
Year: 
2002
Date: 
September 10, 2002
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: 

The Department of Justice reached a settlement agreement with Earthgrains Baking Companies, Inc. resolving alleged violations of the consent decree governing Earthgrains' acquisition of Metz Baking Company in 2000. Under the settlement, Earthgrains agreed to pay a $100,000 civil penalty to the United States.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Antitrust Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Georgia
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: 
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