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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Completed Consultations on Bioengineered Foods

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BNF No. 113

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Submission Date:  03-AUG-07
Developer Name:  Syngenta Seeds, Inc.
Developer Contact Information:  P.O. Box 12257, 3054 East Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-2257
Intended Use:  For use in human food and animal feed
Food:  Corn
Intended Effect:  Resistance to lepidopteran insects
Gene, Gene Product, or Gene Fragment:  Vip3Aa20
Source:  Bacillus thuringiensis
Intended Effect:  Selectable marker
Gene, Gene Product, or Gene Fragment:  Phosphomannose isomerase (PMI) protein from pmi gene
Source:  Escherichia coli strain K-12
Designation:  MIR162
Contains a Plant-Incorporated Protectant?  Y
FDA Letter Date (select to view):  12/09/2008
FDA Memo Date (select to view):  12/01/2008