Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Mondelez International, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Mondelez International
Penalty: 
$750,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
January 22, 2016
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The California Attorney General, eleven District Attorneys and the nonprofit Center for Environmental Health announced a settlement with food industry giant Mondelez International, Inc., formerly Kraft Foods, for selling ginger snap cookies containing lead in excess of California limits without the warning required by California's Proposition 65.

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: 
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: 
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