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Originally published Friday, October 18, 2013 at 9:27 PM

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A look at companies who gave to I-522 opposition

A list of companies that contributed money to fight Initiative 522.


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In documents made public Friday afternoon, the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) listed about three dozen companies who contributed a combined $7.2 million to oppose the Washington state food-labeling initiative.

Here’s a list of the companies and their contributions, as reported by the GMA’s filing:

• PepsiCo: $1,620,899

• Nestle USA: $1,052,743

• The Coca-Cola Co.: $1,047,332

• General Mills: $598,819

• ConAgra Foods: $285,281

• Campbell Soup Co.: $265,140

• The Hershey Co.: $248,305

• The J.M. Smucker Co.: $241,091

• Kellogg Co.: $221,852

• Mondelez Global LLC: $144,895

• Flowers Foods: $141,288

• Abbott Nutrition: $127,459

• Pinnacle Foods Group LLC: $120,846

• Dean Foods Co.: $120,245

• McCormick & Co.: $102,208

• Land O’Lakes: $99,803

• Cargill: $98,601

• The Hillshire Brands Co.: $97,398

• Bunge North America: $94,993

• Bimbo Bakeries USA: $94,693

• Del Monte Foods Co.: $86,576

• Ocean Spray Cranberries: $55,313

• Hormel Foods Corp.: $52,908

• Bumble Bee Foods, LLC: $36,073

• Welch Foods: $28,859

• Shearer’s Foods: $25,251

• Rich Products Corp.: $24,049

• Clement Pappas & Co.: $21,043

• Sunny Delight Beverages Co.: $21,043

• Bush Brothers & Co.: $16,233

• Knouse Foods Cooperative: $14,429

• The Clorox Co.: $12,024

• Bruce Foods Corp.: $3,006

• Moody Dunbar: $1,804



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