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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Completed Consultations on Bioengineered Foods

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BNF No. 36

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Submission Date:  15-APR-98
Developer Name:  Pioneer Hi-Bred
Developer Contact Information:  7100 NW 62nd Avenue; P.O. Box 1000; Johnston, IA 50131
Intended Use:  For use in human food and animal feed
Food:  Corn
Intended Effect:  Male sterility
Gene, Gene Product, or Gene Fragment:  DNA adenine methylase (DAM)
Source:  Escherichia coli
Intended Effect:  Tolerance to glufosinate-ammonium
Gene, Gene Product, or Gene Fragment:  Phosphinothricin acetyl transferase (PAT)
Source:  Streptomyces viridochromogenes
Designation:  676, 678, 680
Contains a Plant-Incorporated Protectant?  N
FDA Letter Date (select to view):  12/24/1998
FDA Memo Date (select to view):  12/11/1998