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BRI Sponsors Annual Poultry Science Meeting

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

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BRI Receives Recognition at Triangle Life Sciences Award Event

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

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BRI Featured in National Report on Technology Transfer from University to Industry

The Better World Project, an initiative launched by the Association of University Technology Managers to promote public understanding of how academic research and technology transfer benefit millions of people around the world, recently interviewed BioResource International Inc. (BRI) CEO Dr. Giles Shih to discuss the innovative technology behind BRI. To read the full article, click here.