Interactive map: Oregon GMO labeling campaign – Follow the money!

| October 7, 2014
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The Oregonian has published an interactive map detailing the source and size of contributions to both sides in the Measure 92 campaign. Measure 92 would require any raw or prepared food not sold for immediate consumption to be labeled for the presence of genetically engineered ingredients.

Top donors on each side, as of early October:

Company City Amount
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Pro-92 spending
Dr. Bronner’s Los Angeles, CA $918,739
OSPIRG Portland, OR $271,472.36
Presence Marketing Barrington, IL $200,000
Food Democracy Action Clear Lake, IA $200,000
Organics Consumers Fund Finland, MN $200,000
Center for Food Safety Washington, DC $100,000
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Anti-92
Monsanto St. Louis, MO $1,584,150
PepsiCo Purchase, NY $900,000
General Mills Minneapolis, MN $695,000
Land O’ Lakes St. Paul, MN $380,000
Hershey’s Hershey, PA $320,000
Dow Agrosciences Indianapolis, IN $310,150
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Explore the interactive: 2014 Oregon GMO measure fundraising

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