Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Mondelez International
Current Parent Company: 
Mondelez International
Penalty: 
$758,250
Year: 
2016
Date: 
January 22, 2016
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
food safety violation
Violation Description: 

The Santa Cruz County District Attorney's Office, through its Consumer Fraud Unit, in conjunction with nine other California District Attorneys, the California Attorney General, and the non-profit Center for Environmental Health, reached a settlement with food industry giant Mondelez International, Inc., formerly Kraft Foods, for selling ginger snap cookies in excess of California lead limits without a warning. The settlement was also announced by the California Attorney General; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/ca-mondelez...

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 Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Illinois
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: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.