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BIO Urges President To Sign H-1B Visa Bill

Oct 4 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 4, 2000) The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today urged President Clinton to sign the American Competitiveness in the 21st Century Act passed by Congress...

BIO Applauds Court Ruling On FDA Biotech Policy

Oct 4 2000
WASHINGTON (October 4, 2000) The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today applauded the summary dismissal in federal court of a lawsuit challenging the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA)...

Biotechnology Industry Reaffirms Commitment to Safety; Supports New Steps to Increase Public Understanding of Industry Products and Practices

Oct 3 2000

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BIO Letter to Congress on Drug Reimportation

Sep 29 2000
Washington, D.C. (September 29, 2000) Carl B. Feldbaum, President of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) issued the following letter to members of the House and Senate today on the drug...

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:...