Press Releases

July 17 2014

 Scientists and researchers are actively engaged in finding ways to improve the care and...

June 3 2014

Attendees will get the opportunity to hone their communications techniques during specially...

March 19 2014

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today Dr. Calestous Juma, Professor at...

July 25 2013

In the latest edition of the ...

April 29 2013

Following a thorough and rigorous regulatory process spanning more than two decades, the time...

April 24 2013

Although we haven't seen the language of the proposed bill, it's important to note...

March 25 2013

Thousands to gather in Chicago, April 22-25.

February 13 2013

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today that it is extending for 60 days...

December 21 2012

Today, as part of its rigorous, scientific regulatory review governing genetically engineered...

September 12 2012

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today Dr. Jon Hagler, Missouri...

September 12 2012

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today Justin Chesnut, Director of the...

August 28 2012

The Livestock Biotech Summit announced its breakout sessions for the September conference,...

July 11 2012

“The BIO Livestock Summit will focus on how we could use animal biotechnology to develop...

June 7 2012

A host of agricultural and scientific organizations have praised President Obama for his...

March 15 2012

“With continuous advances in both biomedical and food applications, we look forward to...

December 15 2011

FDA:  GE salmon will not have significant impact on the...

August 3 2011

Animal Agriculture Coalition Members denounce political interference in FDA process.

July 21 2011

There are many examples of how genetically engineered (GE) animals can positively transform...

June 16 2011

An amendment offered on the House floor last night would ban the FDA from using any funding to...

May 26 2011

Worldwide population growth is estimated to pass 10 billion by 2100, and biotechnological...

May 23 2011

2011 BIO International Convention will feature a series of high level panels examining the...

March 21 2011

Five nations have come out in support of livestock cloning as one of many agricultural...

March 8 2011

Internet users can now access a searchable and easy-to-use database of ag biotech products...

August 26 2010

Genetically engineered (GE) animals have already realized the promise of advancing human...

May 4 2010

A new report issued by the Biotechnology Industry Organization underscores how biotechnology...

March 2 2010

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) applauded today’s announcement by the...

June 17 2008

As the BIO 2008 International Convention gets underway in San Diego this week, the Excellence...

May 7 2008

Major global issues, such as sustainable agriculture, industry stewardship and genetically...

July 25 2007

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today launched a new program, Excellence Through...

June 7 1997

Carl B. Feldbaum, president of BIO, issued the following statement today in response to the...

May 9 2013
We write to convey strong opposition to legislation recently introduced that would require special labels for food and beverages that contain ingredients derived from biotechnology or genetically engineered plants.
May 2 2013
BIO appreciates the opportunity to provide input on the Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the AquAdvantage salmon application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
July 10 2012
BIO, along with other major agriculture organizations, sent a letter in support of provisions in the FARRM bill to Chairman Frank Lucas and Ranking Member Collin Peterson on July 6.
August 2 2011
In this letter to Congress, the members of the Animal Agriculture Coalition urge members not to disrupt funding for the FDA's review of genetically enhanced salmon.
July 28 2011
BIO submitted testimony in support of USDA research funding to the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Rural Development, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture. Ag research programs within the USDA have sparked agricultural innovation and will help to solve the critical food and energy security challenges facing a rapidly growing global population.
July 17 2014
Because of the environmental, economical and societal benefits they provide, genetically engineered (GE) varieties of soybeans, cotton and corn are the preferred choice of U.S. farmers, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). 
July 17 2014
 Scientists and researchers are actively engaged in finding ways to improve the care and use of animals in biomedical applications and food production.  Programming at this year’s Livestock Biotech Summit will address new methods for ensuring optimal care and use of agricultural animals for a range of applications.  The 2014 Summit will be held September 16-19, 2014, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota at the Sioux Falls Convention Center.   
June 3 2014
Attendees will get the opportunity to hone their communications techniques during specially produced communications programming at this year’s Livestock Biotech Summit.  The 2014 Summit will be held September 16-18, 2014, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota at the Sioux Falls Convention Center. 
March 19 2014
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today Dr. Calestous Juma, Professor at the Harvard Kennedy School and Dr. Jim Murray, Professor at the University of California at Davis will deliver the keynote addresses at the 2014 BIO Livestock Biotech Summit.
July 25 2013
In the latest edition of the Food and Drug Policy Forum, an article by Food & Water Watch asserts that FDA is not ready to regulate the world’s first biotech food animal.