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BIO Applauds Dismissal of Greenpeace Lawsuit Against Bt Crops

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 25, 2000) The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today applauded dismissal in federal court of a Greenpeace lawsuit against Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) crops.

More Than One-Quarter Billion People Benefit From Medical Biotechnology

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 21, 2000) A Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) survey found that more than one-quarter billion people worldwide have benefited from biotech drugs and vaccines.

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BIO Statement Regarding Formation of Congressional Biotechnology Caucus

(Carl B. Feldbaum, president of the Biotechnology Industry Organization [BIO] issued the following statement today regarding the formation of the Congressional Biotechnology Caucus.)

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BIO: Reimportation Of Prescription Drugs Puts Patients At Risk

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 18, 2000)- Biotechnology IndustryOrganization (BIO) President Carl B. Feldbaum said BIO supports the FDA’s powers regarding reimportation of drugs from Mexico and Canada and...

BIO Members Testify before House Judiciary Subcommittee

Executives from two Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) member companies testified today at a U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee oversight hearing on gene patents and other genomic inventions.

Genentech, Incyte Genomics Tell House Subcommittee Gene Patents Essential For Medical Progress

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 13, 2000) Executives from two Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) member companies testified today at a U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee oversight hearing on gene...

Genentech, Incyte Genomics Executives To Testify At House Hearing On Gene-Based Patents

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 12, 2000) - Executives from two Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) member companies will testify Thursday, July 13, at a U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee oversight...

BIO Supports Efforts To Apply Biotechnology To Agriculture In Developing Nations

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 11, 2000) - The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) endorses recommendations contained in a report, released today, from the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and...

BIO Statement Regarding USDA Planting Estimates of Genetically Modified Seeds

(Dr. Val Giddings, vice president for food and agriculture of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) issued the following statement in response to today's U.S. Department of Agriculture...

BIO: House Approval Of GOP Drug Plan Represents An Important Step In Right Direction For Seniors

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 29, 2000) - Nancy Myers, health-care policy counsel for the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), said House approval of a Republican plan to expand prescription drug...