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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Completed Consultations on Bioengineered Foods

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BNF No. 56

 
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Submission Date:  05-JUN-98
 
Developer Name:  Monsanto Company and Novartis Seeds, Inc. (now Syngenta Seeds)
 
Developer Contact Information:  3054 Cornwallis Road; Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
 
Intended Use:  For use in human food and animal feed
 
Food:  Sugar beet
 
Intended Effect:  Tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate
Gene, Gene Product, or Gene Fragment:  5-Enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase (EPSPS)
Source:  Agrobacterium sp. strain CP4
 
Designation:  GTS B77
 
Contains a Plant-Incorporated Protectant?  N
 
FDA Letter Date (select to view):  11/03/1998
 
FDA Memo Date (select to view):  09/28/1998
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