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Washington GMO Labeling Initiative 522 Contributors

The Washington state Initiative 522, requiring labeling of food products made from GMO’s, there were less than 60 ‘NO on 522′ contributors that gave $22 million while over 10,500 ‘YES on 522′ contributors gave $7.7 million.

Top 10 Contributions from Supporting Interests:

Total Raised: $7.7 million

Rank Contributor name Total
1 DR. BRONNER’S MAGIC SOAPS $1,840,635
2 CENTER FOR FOOD SAFETY ACTION FUND $455,000
3 MERCOLA.COM HEALTH RESOURCES LLC $300,260
4 ORGANIC CONSUMERS ASSOCIATION $298,076
5 PRESENCE MARKETING, INC $260,000
6 PCC NATURAL MARKETS $230,274
7 NATURE’S PATH FOODS USA INC $178,700
8 FOOD DEMOCRACY NOW $175,000
9 WASHPIRG $168,121
10 WEILAND WILLIAM T. $150,000

Top 10  Contributions from Opposing Interests:

Total Raised: $22.0 million

Rank Contributor name Total
1 MONSANTO $5,374,484
2 DUPONT PIONEER $3,880,159
3 PEPSICO $2,352,966
4 NESTLE USA $1,528,206
5 THE COCA-COLA COMPANY $1,520,351
6 GENERAL MILLS INC $869,271
7 CONAGRA FOODS $828,251
8 DOW AGROSCIENCES LLC $591,654
9 BAYER CROPSCIENCE $591,654
10 BASF PLANTSCIENCE $500,000

 

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