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BIO and CSBA Letter to Congress to Support One Health and Advance Animal Biotech

June 2, 2020

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), along with the 27 members of the Council of State Bioscience Associations (CSBA), urge Congress to support the Advancing Emergency Preparedness Through One Health Act and advance legislation directing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to develop a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to streamline the regulatory oversight of animal biotechnology.

Elevating and prioritizing the relationship of living things through One Health strategies and modernizing America’s animal biotechnology regulatory approach are two policies Congress must address in any future COVID-19 legislation. Doing so will ensure we are ready for the next potential animal to human disease outbreak.

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BIO/CSBA Letter to Congress
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