Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Lance Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Campbell Soup
Penalty: 
$95,000
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, 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
Facility State: 
California
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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