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Completed Consultations on Bioengineered Foods

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BNF No. 128

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Submission Date:  27-JAN-11
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 certain coleopteran insects
Gene, Gene Product, or Gene Fragment:  eCry3.1Ab fusion protein from ecry3.1Ab gene
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:  Event 5307 (SYN-Ø53Ø7-1)
Contains a Plant-Incorporated Protectant?  Y
FDA Letter Date (select to view):  02/29/2012
FDA Memo Date (select to view):  01/30/2012