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BIO Honors Senator Lugar as Biotech Legislator of the Year

Sep 27 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 27, 2000) The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) named U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) 1999-2000 Legislator of the Year. BIO’s board of directors presented Sen...

BIO Names Rep. Bill Thomas Biotech Legislator of the Year

Sep 27 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 27, 2000) The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) honored U.S. Rep. Bill Thomas (R-Calif.) as 1999-2000 Legislator of the Year. Presented earlier today by BIO’s...

BIO Testifies at Senate Hearing on Biotech Food

Sep 26 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 26, 2000) (Michael J. Phillips, executive director for food and agriculture of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) testified today at a Senate hearing on...

BIO Letter to FDA Commissioner Dr. Henney

Sep 25 2000
September 25, 2000

Dr. Jane E. HenneyCommissionerFood and Drug Administration5600 Fishers LaneRockville, MD 20852

Dear Dr. Henney:

As you are aware, over the past week there...

EPA Report Finds Biotech Crops Have Little Impact On Monarch Butterflies

Sep 22 2000
WASHINGTON (September 22, 2000) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reaffirmed Wednesday that a review of all available scientific information indicates that monarch butterflies are at very...

BIO STATEMENT REGARDING TACO BELL TACO SHELL RECALL FROM SUPERMARKETS

Sep 22 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 22, 2000) Carl B. Feldbaum, president of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) issued the following statement today on Kraft’s recall of Taco Bell taco shells:...

The Council for Biotechnology Information Announces A New Executive Director of Public Information

Sep 21 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 21, 2000) The Council for Biotechnology Information (CBI) today announced that Linda Thrane has accepted the position of Executive Director.

As Executive Director of...

BIO President Addresses FDA on PDUFA

Sep 18 2000

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BIO Statement Regarding Science Report on Biodiversity and Biotech Crops

Aug 31 2000
(Dr. Val Giddings, vice president for food and agriculture of the Biotechnology Industry Organization today issued the following statement regarding a paper to be published in the September 1 issue...

BIO Letter To Vice President Gore

Aug 29 2000
August 29, 2000

The Honorable Albert Gore, Jr.The Vice President of the United StatesWashington, D.C. 20500

Dear Mr. Vice President:

As the presidential campaigns begin to focus...