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Biotech Gets Big Boost From Bills Enacted by Congress

Nov 22 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nov. 22, 1999) -- Included in the 2000 budget legislation passed by Congress are three measures that give a major boost to the biotechnology industry's efforts to develop new life...

Scientific and Food Safety Issues Statement (The Food and Drug Administration Public Meeting)

Nov 18 1999

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) is pleased to be invited by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to participate on the Food Safety Panel for this public meeting. I am L. Val...

Public Information Issues Statement (The Food and Drug Administration Public Meeting)

Nov 18 1999

Thank you for inviting the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) to provide a statement on the Food and Drug Administration's policy on information issues related to products developed...

BIO Supports FDA Public Meetings On Biotech Foods

Nov 16 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nov. 16, 1999) -- The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) fully concurs with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) initiative to hold public meetings to discuss the...

BIO Statement of FDA Food Hearing

Nov 16 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- (Carl B. Feldbaum, president of the Biotechnology Industry Organization, issued the following statement in advance of the Food and Drug Administration's upcoming hearing on...

BIO Responds to Labeling Bill

Nov 10 1999
(Michael J. Phillips, Ph.D, Executive Director for Food & Agriculture, issued the following statement in response to Congressman Kucinich's legislation calling for the labeling of genetically...

Scientific Symposium To Show No Harm to Monarch Butterfly

Nov 2 1999
Nov. 2, 1999 (Chicago) -- Genetically improved corn poses negligible harm to the Monarch butterfly population, a panel of scientists is expected to conclude at a day-long symposium on new field...

BIO Brings Industry Leaders, Investors Together for æ2000 Reasons to Invest in Biotechnology'

Oct 22 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 22, 1999) -- The BiotechnologyIndustry Organization will host its second annual CEO & Investor Conference, ô2000 Reasons to Invest in Biotechnology,ö at the Waldorf=Astoria...

BIO Responds to Anti-Biotech Advertisement in the NY Times

Oct 14 1999
October 14, 1999

Mr. Arthur O. Sulzberger, Jr.PublisherNew York Times229 West 43rd Street New York, NY 10036

Dear Mr. Sulzberger:

On October 11, the New York Times printed a...

Groups Call Attack on Safety Review of Biotech Foods ôBeyond Reasonö

Oct 7 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 6, 1999) -- The story ôBeyond Substantial Equivalenceö in Nature (10/7/99) is an unfounded attack on the concepts underpinning scientific safety review of biotech foods...