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GMA escalates legal battle over funding of opposition to Washington State's GM food initiative

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) has hit back in its legal fight with the state of Washington over allegations it illegally bundled money to fund opposition to a state ballot initiative that would have required labeling of foods with genetically modified ingredients. The trade group filed a countersuit on Jan. 3 against Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson, alleging the state's campaign-finance laws -- and Ferguson's enforcement of them -- violate its civil and constitutional rights (


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