Violation Tracker Individual Record
Date:August 1, 2008
Primary Offense:food safety violation
To resolve a lawsuit brought by the California Attorney General, Lance Inc. Frito-Lay agreed to pay $95,000 and slash levels of the cancer-causing chemical acrylamide in its potato chips.
Level of Government:state
Action Type:agency action
Agency:California Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case:civil
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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