Violation Tracker Individual Record
Company:Sara Lee Foods Inc.
Date:June 29, 2001
Offense Group:safety-related offenses
Primary Offense:food safety violation
Sara Lee Foods was sentenced to pay more than $4.4 million for selling adulterated meat that appears to have led to a 1998 listeriosis outbreak that resulted in 15 deaths and more than 100 illnesses nationwide.
Level of Government:federal
Action Type:agency action
Agency:U.S. Attorney-Western District of Michigan
Civil or Criminal Case:civil and criminal
HQ Country of Parent:USA
HQ State of Parent:Arkansas
Ownership Structure of Parent:publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent:food products
Specific Industry of Parent:poultry processing and meatpacking
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