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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Completed Consultations on Bioengineered Foods

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BNF No. 3

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Submission Date:  06-SEP-94
Developer Name:  Zeneca Plant Science
Developer Contact Information:  1800 Concord Pike; Wilmington, DE 19897
Intended Use:  For use in human food
Food:  Tomato
Intended Effect:  Delayed softening due to reduced pectin degradation
Gene, Gene Product, or Gene Fragment:  A fragment of the polygalacturonase (PG) gene to suppress the endogenous PG enzyme
Source:  Tomato
Designation:  B, Da, F
Contains a Plant-Incorporated Protectant?  N
FDA Letter Date (select to view):  04/05/1995
FDA Memo Date (select to view):  09/20/1994