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Company: Lance Inc.
Current Parent CompanyCampbell Soup
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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 Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: New Jersey
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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