Biotech Org Boots Chinese, Reverses Stand on BIOSECURE Act

Posted 3/15/24

Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), a major American trade group, endorsed the Prohibiting Foreign Access to American Genetic Information Act of 2024  (BIOSECURE Act) and announced that WuXi AppTec would exit the membership organization.

This news comes days after Rep Mike Gallagher (R-WI) wrote to Attorney General Merrick Garland complaining that BIO was advocating against the legislation, on behalf of WuXi AppTec and other China-based members of the trade association.

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