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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. 81

Corn

Submission Date: Dec 11, 2003
Developer Name: Mycogen Seeds c/o Dow AgroSciences LLC
Developer Contact Information: 9330 Zionsville Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46268
Intended Use: For use in human food and animal feed
Trait 2 Added Protein or DNA: Cry34Ab1
Source: Bacillus thuringiensis strain PS149B1
Intended Effect: Resistance to Coleopteran insects
Trait 2 Added Protein or DNA: Cry35Ab1
Source: Bacillus thuringiensis strain PS149B1
Intended Effect: Resistance to coleopteran insects
Trait 3 Added Protein or DNA: Phosphinothricin acetyltransferase (PAT)
Source: Streptomyces viridochromogenes
Intended Effect: Tolerance to the herbicide glufosinate-ammonium
Requires EPA Review?*: Yes
Event Designation: DAS-59122-7
Unique Identifier code: DAS-59122-7
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Oct 4, 2004
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Sep 28, 2004
*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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