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BIO Releases Second Edition of GE Animals Benefits Study

July 29, 2011

The BIO report, Genetically Engineered Animals and Public Health – Compelling Benefits for Health Care, Nutrition, the Environment and Animal Welfare is now available. Authors Scott Gottlieb of the American Enterprise Institute and Matthew Wheeler, PhD, Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign highlight research accomplishments in animal biotechnology.

Gottieb and Wheeler discuss the importance of technologies in the pipeline such as the fast growing AquAdvantage salmon and the Enviropig which digests phosphorus more efficiently and reduces waste production.

A copy of the full report is posted at http://www.bio.org.