FDA Notices of Judgment Collection, 1908-1966

13765. Adulteration of candy. U. S. v. Roy Z. Hershey (Pitt Chocolate Co.). Plea of guilty to one count and plea of nolo contendere to remaining 5 counts. Fine of $200 on each of six counts, plus costs. Total amount of fine subsequently reduced to $600.

Case Number:
13765
Collection:
Foods, 1940-1966
Evidence Numbers:
F. D. C. No. 252S4. Sample Nos. 4931-K, 4975-K to 4977-K, incl., 8113-K, 8114-K.
Date Issued:
September 1949
Seizure Dates:
March 22, 30, and 31, 1948
Product Keywords:
candy
Defendant Names:
Roy Z. Hershey, trading as the Pitt Chocolate Co.
Court Jurisdiction:
Western District of Pennsylvania
Seizure Location:
Massachusetts and Connecticut
Shipped From:
Pennsylvania
Shipped To:
Massachusetts and Connecticut
Copyright:
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