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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Biotechnology Consultations on Food from GE Plant Varieties

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BNF No. 130

Starch Potato

Submission Date: Mar 30, 2011
Developer Name: BASF Plant Science L.P.
Developer Contact Information: 26 Davis Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Intended Use: For use in human food and animal feed
Trait 2 Added Protein or DNA: Gene segments from gbss gene encoding granule-bound starch synthase
Source: Solanum tuberosum
Intended Effect: Decrease in amylose component of starch
Requires EPA Review?*: No
Event Designation: AM04-1020
Unique Identifier code: BPS-A1Ø2Ø-5
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Jul 2, 2014
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Jul 2, 2014
*Plant-incorporated protectants are pesticidal substances produced by plants and the genetic material necessary for the plant to produce the substance. The DNA encoding the substances and the pesticidal substances are regulated by EPA.
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