USDA Considers “Nonbrowning” Apple

Jul 19 2012
“This is such an exciting time for the agricultural biotechnology sector because we’re starting to see those next generation products that directly benefit the consumer,” says Dr. Cathleen Enright, Executive Vice President for Food & Agriculture at BIO.

BIO Applauds U.S. Navy’s Great Green Fleet Debut

Jul 19 2012
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) applauds the U.S. Navy’s operational debut of drop-in advanced biofuels in its ships and aircrafts this week at the 22-nation Pacific Rim training exercises off the coast of Hawaii. 

U.S. Farmers Continue to Prefer Biotech Crop Varieties

Jul 16 2012
Genetically engineered (GE) varieties of soybeans, cotton and corn are the preferred choice of U.S. farmers over their conventional and organic counterparts, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). 

BIO Livestock Biotech Summit Brings Together Global Industry Leaders to Address Innovation and Potential in Animal Biotech

Jul 11 2012
“The BIO Livestock Summit will focus on how we could use animal biotechnology to develop novel health care applications, provide more sustainable food animals and raise livestock that are more environmentally friendly.” 

BIO Applauds FARRM Provisions to Streamline Ag Biotech Analysis

Jul 10 2012
The process must become more predictable, transparent and efficient.

BIO Applauds DoD’s Announced Advanced Drop-In Biofuel Production Project

Jul 2 2012
BIO applauds the Department of Defense’s announced public-private partnership opportunity to support an integrated domestic advanced drop-in biofuel biorefinery and feedstock supply chains to provide the U.S. military with pre-certified blends of biofuels. 

Supreme Court Affordable Care Act Ruling Must Now Lead to Implementation That Will Promote Innovation and Expand Access

Jun 28 2012
Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) President and CEO Jim Greenwood issued the following statement on the ruling issued today by the U.S. Supreme Court regarding the Affordable Care Act.

BIO Commends Senate for Approval of User Fee Package

Jun 27 2012
Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) President and CEO Jim Greenwood released the following statement on passage of S. 3187, the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA), by the U.S. Senate.

2012 BIO International Convention Closes in Boston with Unprecedented Partnering Activity within BIO Business Forum

Jun 21 2012
The global event for biotechnology brings together industry leaders for networking, partnering, and deal-making.

BIO Applauds Senate Vote to Support Science-based Policymaking for Agricultural Biotechnology

Jun 21 2012
The 73 to 26 vote against the amendment highlights the value the U.S. Congress places on science-based policymaking and the importance of agricultural innovation.