Biotechnology Regulatory Services Enforcement Summary

Biotechnology Regulatory Services (BRS) Enforcement Summary

To support biotechnology, in Fiscal Year (FY) 2016, IES investigated a high-profile incident involving the detection of genetically engineered wheat at a research facility, and confirmed that the wheat did not enter commerce.

Totals FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017
(through 3rd quarter)
Cases Initiated 1 2 0
Warnings 0 0 0
Settlement Agreements 1 0 0
Stipulated Penalties Assessed $81,200 $0 $0
Non-Monetary Stipulations 0 0 0
Referrals to OGC 0 0 0
Administrative Complaints 0 0 0
Administrative Decisions 0 0 0
Civil Penalties Assessed $0 $0 $0
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