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Company: H.J. Heinz Company LP
Current Parent CompanyKraft Heinz
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Penalty: $600,000
Year: 2008
Date: August 1, 2008
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: food safety violation
Violation Description: To resolve a lawsuit brought by the California Attorney General, Heinz agreed to pay $600,000 and slash levels of the cancer-causing chemical acrylamide in its frozen french fries and tater tots.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: California Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: California
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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