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BIO Launches New and Improved BIO.org Web Site

Aug 3 2011
New Site Stands as Online Voice for BIO and Biotech Industry's Advocacy Efforts

Hill Leadership: Support Science-Based Assessments by FDA

Aug 3 2011
Animal Agriculture Coalition Members denounce political interference in FDA process.

Stem Cell Ruling Will Enable Critical Research to Move Forward Toward Cures and Breakthrough Medicines

Jul 27 2011
BIO praised today’s ruling by a U.S. District Court dismissing a lawsuit that sought to block federal funding of embryonic stem cell research.

BIO Applauds USDA Announcement of New Biomass Project Areas

Jul 26 2011
BIO applauded Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack’s announcement of four new BCAP project areas in six states that are expected to generate as many as 3,400 jobs in rural areas.

Experts to Washington: Win the Future through Innovations in Agriculture

Jul 25 2011

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Human Health, Food Production Enhanced by Animal Biotechnology

Jul 21 2011
There are many examples of how genetically engineered (GE) animals can positively transform public health and food production for everyday consumers as well as those with life-threatening medical conditions.

Biofuels Tax Compromise a Good First Step, But Should Focus on Investment Climate for Advanced Biofuels, BIO Says

Jul 15 2011
BIO and other advanced biofuels groups have long advocated for an investment tax credit (ITC) option for all non-commercial advanced biofuels technologies.

U.S. Farmers Continue to Prefer Biotech Crop Varieties

Jul 5 2011
Biotech crops require less tilling of the soil and fewer applications of insecticides.  These practices promote environmental sustainability, reduce on-farm fuel use and increase profit margins for U.S. farms.

Advanced Biofuels Can Contribute to Energy, National Security Under New Legislation

Jun 30 2011
BIO thanks Sens. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) for introducing legislation that would make algae and other second-generation biofuels eligible for the cellulosic biofuels production tax credit and create an optional investment tax credit.

Majority of American Voters Believe the Federal Government Should Support Biotechnology Industry

Jun 30 2011
National Survey Shows American Voters and Biotech Industry Aligned on Key Policy Priorities - Curing Disease and Improving Lives