(Law360, Los Angeles (November 2, 2016, 10:45 PM EDT) — A Washington state judge slapped the Grocery Manufacturers Association with a record $18 million fine Wednesday for violating campaign finance laws while fighting a GMO labeling ballot initiative, levying what state prosecutors say is the highest campaign finance penalty in U.S. history.
The court previously found that the Grocery Manufacturers Association unlawfully hid the names of contributors to its account funding opposition to Initiative 522, a 2013 ballot measure requiring the labeling of genetically engineered foods, and that the group failed to file required disclosure forms….
They got a slap on the wrist.
The Organic Trade Organization also sold out to the biotech industry and SUPPORTED the DARK Act.
Sometimes I could cry. It is so frustrating to see so much deceit.
Things aren’t getting better, but WORSE!