BIO Response to National Organic Standards

Mar 7 2000
(Dr. Val Giddings, vice president for food and agriculture for BIO, today issued the following statement regarding USDA’s proposed new national organic standards):


Dry Joins BIO As Director Of Communications

Mar 6 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 6, 2000) -- Lisa J. Dry has been named Director of Communications for the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO). She will assume responsibility for representing foods...

Texas Lawmaker Named BIO State Legislator of the Year

Mar 6 2000
Dallas, Texas (March 6, 2000) The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) has named Texas Rep. Brian McCall (R-Plano) as BIO State Legislator of the Year for his support of the biotechnology...

Environmental, Industrial and Agricultural Applications Of Biotechnology Featured At BIO 2000

Mar 1 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 1, 2000) In addition to health care, biotechnology's impact on the environment, industrial manufacturing and agriculture will be explored at BIO 2000 in Boston, March 26-30...

BIO 2000 Internet News Room Provides Up-To-The-Minute Conference Information

Feb 29 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 29, 2000) -- The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) has placed on its website ( a BIO 2000 News Room to provide journalists with information related to...

BIO 2000 Examines Advances In Genomics, Gene Therapy

Feb 25 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 25, 2000) Genomics has captured the attention of Wall Street investors and the imagination of others worldwide as researchers near completion of their work to determine...

BIO Opposes Mandatory Labeling Bill Introduced by Sen. Boxer

Feb 23 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 23, 2000) The BiotechnologyIndustry Organization (BIO) issued the following statement in response to the bill introduced by U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) Tuesday...

BIO's Comments Regarding Proposed Standards For The Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information

Feb 17 2000

BIO represents over 850 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers, and related organizations in 46 states and more than 25...

Christopher Reeve Among Speakers at BIO 2000

Feb 14 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 14, 2000) - Christopher Reeve, paralyzed five years ago after a fall during an equestrian competition, will discuss his life and work at BIO 2000 in Boston.


Price Controls Will Hurt Patients, Biotech Innovation

Feb 10 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 11, 2000) Carl B. Feldbaum, president of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), issued the following statement concerning a proposal by New England legislators...