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Dr. Yuan Yao and Dr. Henry Havel (Phytoption) at the 2017 BIO International Convention

Rob Wright interviews Dr. Yuan Yao and Dr. Henry Havel (Phytoption) at the 2017 BIO International Convention Buzz Center.

Jack Bobo (Intrexon) at the 2017 BIO International Convention

Mike Huckman interviews Jack Bobo (Intrexon) at the 2017 BIO International Convention Buzz Center.

BIO comments to FDA Regarding the Regulation of Intentionally Altered Genomic DNA in Animals

BIO appreciates this opportunity to provide comments to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on its request for comments on the draft guidance for industry (GFI) #187, entitled Regulation of Intentionally Altered Genomic DNA in Animals2. This draft guidance would revise GFI #187 entitled “Regulation of Genetically Engineered Animals Containing Heritable Recombinant DNA Constructs” (current GFI #187)3. 

BIO Comments to USDA on its 340 Biotech Rules

BIO is pleased to submit these comments in response to the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s (APHIS’) request for public input on the proposed revisions to its biotechnology regulations in 7 CFR Part 340.

BIO submits comments to USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service RE: Availability of an Environmental Assessment for the Field Release of Genetically Engineered Diamondback Moths

May 19, 2017

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Report Shows GM Crops Favored by World’s Farmers

Global Adoption of Biotech Crops Reaches New Peak of 457 Million Acres Washington, D.C. (May 4, 2017) – Millions of farmers around the world continue to choose genetically modified (GM) crop varieties because of their environmental and socio-economic benefits and the important role they play in addressing food security, according to a study released today.

Re: FDA-2016-N-4389: Genome Editing in New Plant Varieties Used for Foods; Request for Comment

March 9, 2017

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Re: FDA-2008-D-0394: Regulation of Intentionally Altered Genomic DNA in Animals; Draft Guidance for Industry; Notice of Availability

March 13, 2017

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Support House Ag Biotech Education Funding

The undersigned organizations support the inclusion of $3 million within the Fiscal Year 2017 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act to better inform the public about the application of biotechnology to food and agricultural production...

BIO Letter to Senate Appropriations Leadership on Efforts to Label Foods Produced Through Biotechnology Such As the Genetically Engineered Salmon

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) urges you and all members of the Senate Appropriations Committee to support a national bioengineered food labeling legislative solution, which Senators Pat Roberts (R-KS) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) are currently crafting in the Senate Agriculture Committee, and to reject all efforts to establish unique labeling requirements for specific bioengineered food products, such as salmon, during consideration of the Fiscal Year 2017 spending bills.