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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Completed Consultations on Bioengineered Foods

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BNF No. 14

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Submission Date:  16-JAN-96
Developer Name:  Agritope
Developer Contact Information:  16160 Upper Boones Ferry Road; Portland, OR 97224
Intended Use:  For use in human food
Food:  Tomato
Intended Effect:  Delayed fruit ripening due to reduced ethylene synthesis
Gene, Gene Product, or Gene Fragment:  S-adenosylmethionine hydrolase
Source:  Escherichia coli bacteriophage T3
Designation:  35-1-N
Contains a Plant-Incorporated Protectant?  N
FDA Letter Date (select to view):  03/20/1996
FDA Memo Date (select to view):  02/22/1996