INDUSTRY SUPPORTS CANDIDATES

WASHINGTON -- Look at the public pronouncements on the leading food association Web sites and one would be hard pressed to know who the associations are supporting in this week's hard-fought, too-close-to-call election that will determine party control of Congress. Quietly, however, the associations have been giving hundreds of thousands of dollars to candidates, mostly -- although not exclusively

WASHINGTON -- Look at the public pronouncements on the leading food association Web sites and one would be hard pressed to know who the associations are supporting in this week's hard-fought, too-close-to-call election that will determine party control of Congress. Quietly, however, the associations have been giving hundreds of thousands of dollars to candidates, mostly -- although not exclusively -- to Republicans in an effort to elect a Congress more closely aligned to the associations' leg

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