Comment: PACs that support GMO crops

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PACs that support GMO crops

PACs that support GMO crops have made the following campaign contributions since January 1, 2009, according to MapLight's analysis:

7.5 million for current members of Congress
$372,000 to members of the Senate Appropriations Committee
$71,000 to Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO), an Appropriations Committee member received more than any other member, and the second-most received by any senator.

Who are the pro-GMO groups that made these contributions?

Besides Monsanto, which has contributed $540,000, there's Syngenta Corp, Cargill, Archer Daniels Midland, Scotts Miracle-Gro, Minn-Dak Farmers Coop, Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Coop, National Cotton Council, American Farm Bureau, and the biggest contributer, American Crystal Sugar at $3.3 million.

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