U.S. Experts Conducting Monarch Butterfly Field Research

Aug 12 1999
WASHINGTON (Aug. 12, 1999) -- An expert panel of university and independent researchers, entomologists and weed scientists is currently conducting studies to assess the potential risk of Bt corn...

BIO Fears Bt Cotton Report in Nature Could Mislead Public, Farmers

Aug 5 1999
Washington, D.C. (August 4, 1999) -- In response to a study by University of Arizona entomologists appearing in the scientific correspondence of the Aug. 5 Nature, Michael Phillips, Ph.D., the...

House Approves Patent Reform Bill Boosting Medical Research

Aug 4 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 4, 1999) The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today applauded the U.S. House for its overwhelming approval of a bill that will help patent applicants recoup years...

BIO comments to the Health Care Financing Adminstration(HCFA) on the Prospective Payment System for Hospital Outpatient Services Proposed Rule

Jul 30 1999
Health Care Financing AdministrationDepartment of Health and Human ServicesAttention: HCFA-1005_PP.O. Box 26688Baltimore, MD 21207-0488

Dear Sir or Madam:

Thank you for the...

BIO Launches Radio Ads On Drug Benefits For Seniors

Jul 27 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C., (July 27, 1999) The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) launched radio advertisements today to help focus Congress and the public on two key issues in the debate over...

BIO Strengthens Food & Agriculture Section

Jul 20 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 20, 1999) Mike Phillips, formerly with the National Academy of Sciences, has joined the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) as executive director for the Food and...

First-Ever Study Shows Biotechnology Delivering Benefits To Agriculture

Jul 13 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 12, 1999) Biotechnology is delivering on promises to make farming more efficient. Those are the findings of the first-ever analysis aimed at assessing whether crops...

Biotechnology News in the Coming Year

Jul 8 1999
WHO: Carl B. FeldbaumBiotechnology Industry Organization

WHEN: 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, July 14, 1999


Study Finds Biotech's New Bt Crops Increase Crop Yields, Give Farmers More Choices to Fight Insects

Jul 8 1999
July 7, 1999 (Washington, D.C.) -- The first-ever analysis of biotechnology's impact on crop protection and benefits to farm production will be released next week by the National Center for Food...

BIO Supports Capital Gains Tax Break Introduced by Dunn, Matsui

Jul 2 1999
(WASHINGTON, D.C., July 2, 1999) The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today praised U.S. Rep. Jennifer Dunn (R-Wash.) for introducing a House bill (H.R. 2331) that eliminates capital gains...