Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Lancaster Colony Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
Lancaster Colony
Penalty: 
$150,000
Year: 
2000
Date: 
February 9, 2000
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
product safety violation
Violation Description: 

Lancaster Colony Corp., of Columbus, Ohio, agreed to pay a civil penalty of $150,000 to settle allegations that the company's original formulation Clearfire candles, sold by its Candle-lite division, contained a defect and the firm failed to report the problem to the agency as required by law.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Ohio
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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