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Company: Heinz Co.
Current Parent CompanyKraft Heinz
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Penalty: $831,000
Year: 2000
Date: November 29, 2000
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: consumer protection violation
Violation Description: Heinz Co. agreed to pay $180,000 in civil penalties and overfill its ketchup containers through California at an estimated cost of $651,000 in settlement of allegations by the District Attorneys of Los Angeles and Shasta counties that it underfilled certain ketchup products.
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 Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Illinois
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: food products
Specific Industry of Current Parent: food products
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