Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Sysco Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
Sysco
Penalty: 
$19,400,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
August 1, 2014
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Sysco Corp. and its California operating companies agreed to pay $19.4 million in settlement of allegations by the California Food, Drug and Medical Device Task Force (consisting of 10 California District Attorneys) that it violated California's Health and Safety laws by transporting and storing potentially hazardous foods above a safe temperature.

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: 
Texas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
wholesalers
Specific Industry of Parent: 
wholesalers-food products
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Parent company note: 
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