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 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
Cases Initiated 2 1 2
Warnings 0 0 0
Settlement Agreements 1 1 0
Stipulated Penalties Assessed $19,250 $81,200 $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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