food industry

Ag News: NW Ag Exports Down
Export shipments to China out of Seattle and Tacoma ports fell 32% in 2018. The figures show AG exports out of the Northwest are down 21% THIS YEAR as of the end of March.
Washington Judge Fines Food Group $18M in 2013 Ballot Fight
SEATTLE (AP) — A Thurston County judge has penalized a food industry group $18 million for concealing the true source of contributions to oppose a 2013 food labeling initiative. Judge Anne Hirsch on Wednesday found the Grocery Manufacturers Association "intentionally violated" state campaign finance disclosure laws as it raised and spent money to defeat Initiative 522...