Naming Names: PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, and Nestlé Donate Millions to Stop GMO Labeling

Attorney General Forces Junk Food Lobby to Obey Washington State Law and Disclose Donors to No on 522

Earlier this week, the Washington State attorney general sued the Grocery Manufacturers Association for violating lobbying disclosure laws by hiding the identity of its individual members making donations. Today, GMA waved the white flag. Here are the donors and how much they are spending to keep consumers in the dark. Stay tuned for more.

Pinnacle Foods Group LLC $120,846
The J. M. Smucker Company $241,091

Rich Products Corporation $24,049
General Mills, Inc. $598,819

PepsiCo, Inc. $1,620,899
Bunge North America, Inc. $94,993
Bumble Bee Foods, LLC $36,073

Bush Brothers & Company A $16,233
Moody Dunbar, Inc. $1,804

Dean Foods Company $120,245
Kellogg Company $221,852

Nestlé USA, Inc. $1,052,743
ConAgra Foods $285,281
Bimbo Bakeries USA  $94,693
Welch Foods, Inc. $28,859
Knouse Foods Cooperative, Inc. $14,429
Bruce Foods Corporation $3,006
Abbott Nutrition $127,459
Campbell Soup Company $265,140
Del Monte Foods Company $86,576
Sunny Delight Beverages Company $21,043
Shearer’s Foods, Inc. $25,251

Mondelez Global LLC $144,895
Land O’Lakes, Inc. $99,803
The Coca-Cola Company $1,047,332
The Hillshire Brands Company $97,398
The Hershey Company $248,305
Hormel Foods Corporation $52,908
Clement Pappas & Company, Inc. $21,043
McCormick & Company, Inc. $102,208
Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. $55,313
FlowersFoods, Inc. $141,288
Cargill, Inc. $98,601
The Clorox Company $12,024

Total: $ 7,222,500

6 Responses to “Naming Names: PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, and Nestlé Donate Millions to Stop GMO Labeling”

  1. Kathy says:

    We already boycott most of these companies and are finding that the longer we go without these brands the easier it is! Now we don’t miss them at all, especially once I found some AMAZING recipes for homemade versions of our favorite items (seasonal coffee creamers! YUM!)
    We WILL be boycotting the rest!

  2. Rudy rivera says:

    Label your products if they have gmo’s

  3. Elizabeth Baer says:

    Thank you for your dilegence

  4. Yes, thanks for keeping us informed!

  5. urmomsmilkman says:

    Dean Foods Co. (owner of Horizon milk)

    Stop buying their dairy products

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