Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Kraft Foods North America
Current Parent Company: 
Kraft Heinz
Penalty: 
$2,200,000
Year: 
2001
Date: 
December 19, 2001
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Secondary Offense: 
tax violations
Violation Description: 

Kraft Foods agreed to pay $2.2 million to settle allegations it illegally dumped hot dog cases in ravines on a farm in Missouri, and also to end an ongoing legal dispute over tax credits and refunds the company recieved or claimed.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Missouri Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Missouri
Facility City: 
McBaine
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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