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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Completed Consultations on Bioengineered Foods

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BNF No. 47

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Submission Date:  18-SEP-97
Developer Name:  Calgene
Developer Contact Information:  1920 Fifth Street; Davis, CA 95616
Intended Use:  For use in human food and animal feed
Food:  Cotton
Intended Effect:  Tolerance to the herbicide bromoxynil
Gene, Gene Product, or Gene Fragment:  Nitrilase
Source:  Klebsiella ozaenae subsp. ozaenae
Intended Effect:  Resistance to certain lepidopteran insects
Gene, Gene Product, or Gene Fragment:  Cry1Ac protein
Source:  Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki (Btk)
Designation:  31707, 31803, 31807, 31808, 42317
Contains a Plant-Incorporated Protectant?  Y
FDA Letter Date (select to view):  01/28/1998
FDA Memo Date (select to view):  12/12/1997