Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Campbell Soup Co.
Current Parent Company: 
Campbell Soup
Penalty: 
$173,693
Year: 
2011
Date: 
August 25, 2011
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Secondary Offense: 
false advertising
Violation Description: 

Campbell Soup Co. agreed to pay $173,693 in settlement of allegations by the District Attorneys of Alameda and San Diego counties that it engaged in misleading advertising practices about the percentage reduction of sodium in its reduced sodium soup.

Level of Government: 
local
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Multi-Jurisdiction Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
California
Facility County: 
multi-county
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New Jersey
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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