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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...

South Carolina Becomes 26th State<br>To Form Biotechnology Association

Sep 28 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Sept. 28, 1999) - The BiotechnologyIndustry Organization (BIO) announced today South Carolina has become the 26th state to form an association representing companies and academic...

BIO Supports Sen. Hatch's Legislation Protecting Patient Access To Biotech Medicines

Sep 23 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today applauded Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) for his introduction of the Medicare Patient Access to Technology Act of 1999, which is...

BIO Strongly Opposes Compulsory Licensing Legislation

Sep 23 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Sept. 23, 1999) The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) strongly opposed a bill introduced today by U.S. Rep. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), saying it would undermine this nation's...

BIO Responds to Medicare Bill Introduced by Florida's Bilirakis

Sep 23 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Sept. 23, 1999) -- Carl B. Feldbaum,president of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), today issued the following statement on the Medicare prescription drug plan...

Boston Will Host BIO 2000 International Meeting

Sep 21 1999
"Biotech Works" Theme Will Attract 7,000 from Around the World

WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 21, 1999) Boston will get its first opportunity to host the Biotechnology...

BIO Medicare Radio Ads Target Clinton on Martha's Vineyard

Aug 20 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 20, 1999) --The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) has launched its second series of radio ads aimed at focusing President Clinton's and the public's attention on...

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...