James Tyus Brings Additional Nutrition and Biotechnology Expertise to BRI’s Growing Team of Trusted Enzyme Experts Research Triangle Park, N.C.—August 05, 2014—BioResource International, Inc. (BRI), a global biotechnology firm specializing in the research and development of high-performance enzyme solutions for animal nutrition, is expanding their scientific team with the addition of James Tyus. Tyus holds a doctorate in biological sciences from Tennessee State University, with specialization in agricultural biotechnology and molecular biology. While in graduate school, Tyus held the position of National Student Director with the Poultry Science Association. His academic research in the area of poultry nutrition and genomics has been published in peer-reviewed journals including Poultry Science and the Journal of Poultry Science. Prior to joining BRI, Tyus served as an agricultural science policy analyst in the Washington, D.C. office of Rep. Jeff Fortenberry. In this capacity, Tyus conducted research and provided scientific advice to legislators during the development of the 2014 Agricultural Appropriations Bill and Farm Bill Amendments, and was responsible for coordination with governmental agencies including the USDA and FDA. “We are very pleased to welcome James to the BRI team,” said Dr. JJ Wang, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at BRI. “James brings a wide array of expertise in biotechnology and broad experience working with avian species. In addition, his work with the Poultry Science Association has allowed him to develop relationships with many leaders in academic and corporate institutions, which will bring added value to our team.” About BRI BRI is a global biotechnology firm specializing in the research, development and manufacture of high-performance enzymes that help poultry and swine producers optimize animal nutrition. Founded in 1999, BRI has gained a reputation as a team of trusted enzyme experts who utilize their extensive knowledge of agricultural biotechnology to transform the natural power of enzymes into safe, economical and sustainable animal nutrition solutions. BRI has successfully developed and commercialized a portfolio of products, including VersazymeTM, ValkeraseTM and Xylamax™. The company’s premier product, Versazyme, has become the leading protease in the global animal nutrition market due to its consistently superior performance across a wide range of feedstuffs. BRI products are developed and manufactured in the U.S. to comply with stringent global quality and safety standards, including GMP and FAMI-QS. For more information on BRI and its high-performance enzyme solutions, please visit http://briworldwide.com/. ### Media Contact: Crossroads PR & Marketing, for BioResource International, Inc. 919.821.2822 email@example.com
BRI was a Silver Level Sponsor at the Annual Meeting of the Poultry Science Association (PSA) held July 14-17 in Corpus Christi, TX and was the exclusive sponsor of the Asia-Pacific Luncheon on Wednesday, July 16.Alongside newly appointed PSA President Todd Applegate, Executive Director Stephen Koenig and other PSA Board Members, BRI CEO Giles Shih welcomed the guests to the luncheon. Said Dr. Shih, "We appreciate the opportunity to host the luncheon for the second year in a row. Many of these guests attending PSA flew great distances to participate in the PSA meeting and we were glad to make them feel welcome and give them a chance to meet each other at the luncheon."
BioResource International, Inc. Granted FAMI-QS Certification for Quality and Safety in Feed Additives
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.—June 9, 2014 —BioResource International, Inc. (BRI), an agricultural biotechnology company specializing in the research and development of enzymes, has received the European Feed Additives and Premixtures Quality System Certification (FAMI-QS) for its manufacturing facility in Apex, N.C. The audit was conducted by Underwriter’s Laboratories, Inc. and Deutsch Quality Systems (UL-DQS), a global leader in the assessment and certification of quality and safety management systems.
“We aggressively pursued the FAMI-QS certification because it is the highest quality management standard in our market sector,” said Julian Young, Chief Operating Officer, BRI. “We are committed to ensuring the consistent high quality of our products from source to end use. Our manufacturing site is now certified as compliant with both FAMI-QS and GMP, evidence of the importance we place on contributing to a safe and reliable global food chain.”
The FAMI-QS Code of Practice is comprised of regulations that govern the approval and registration of manufacturers of feed additives for use in animal nutrition. It specifies requirements in the areas of quality and feed safety, management systems, traceability and product regulatory compliance. FAMI-QS is the only certification specific to specialty feed ingredients and their mixtures and is designed to ensure compliance with the European Union Feed Hygiene Regulation.
“FAMI-QS is a rigorous, internationally recognized standard, and provides feed mills, meat producers and consumers with a high level of confidence in all of our products and processes.” adds Brian Spencer, Director of Operations, BRI.
About BioResource International, Inc. BioResource International, Inc. is a U.S. based biotechnology company specializing in the research and development of innovative enzyme solutions for animal agriculture. The company is committed to harnessing the natural power of enzymes to create an economically and environmentally sustainable future from farm to fork. With a deep understanding of poultry and swine nutrition, the company has developed three premium enzyme solutions for meat producers including Versazyme® (the leading protease enzyme), Valkerase® and Xylamax™ which are helping producers worldwide economically deliver more food to meet increasing demand. For more information, visit www.BRIworldwide.com
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.—May 22, 2014— BioResource International, Inc (BRI), an RTP-based agricultural biotechnology company, has been named “Best Agricultural Biotechnology” company at the second annual Triangle Business Journal Life Sciences Awards event. The awards recognize both individuals and organizations that are breaking new ground in the life sciences. BRI CEO Giles Shih accepted the award on behalf of the BRI team at a luncheon held May 22 at the Umstead Hotel and Spa in Cary, N.C. “It's an honor to be recognized by the Triangle life sciences community and the Triangle Business Journal,” said BRI CEO Giles Shih. “I am fortunate to lead a team of outstanding professionals who have worked together with a lot of grit and passion over the past several years to get BRI to this stage. But ultimately, it’s not about us – it’s about finding solutions that help farmers produce more food in a sustainable way to feed a growing world population. The “Agricultural Biotechnology” category includes companies that offer tools and techniques to improve the efficiency of growing crops or animals. "The life sciences industry is fast becoming the heartbeat of the Triangle economy," says Bryan Hamilton, publisher of the Triangle Business Journal. "Our list of winners reflects the power, influence and intellect present in our communities within this sector." Being named a Triangle Business Journal Life Sciences Award winner is the latest honor for BRI. Under Giles’ leadership, BRI has garnered many accolades including the Inc 500 Award, the Fast 50 Asian American Business Award from the US Pan Asian-American Chamber of Commerce, a North Carolina Company to Watch by the CED, and a Fast 50 Award from the Triangle Business Journal. About BioResource International, Inc.BioResource International, Inc. is a U.S. based biotechnology company specializing in the research and development of innovative enzyme solutions for animal agriculture. The company is committed to harnessing the natural power of enzymes to create an economically and environmentally sustainable future from farm to fork. With a deep understanding of poultry and swine nutrition, the company has developed three premium enzyme solutions - Versazyme® (the leading protease enzyme), Valkerase® and Xylamax™ - that are helping farmers worldwide to produce more food in a sustainable manner. For more information, visit www.BRIworldwide.com