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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. 124

Soybean

Submission Date: Dec 22, 2009
Developer Name: Dow AgroSciences LLC
Developer Contact Information: 9330 Zionsville Road
Indianapolis, IN 46268
Intended Use: For use in human food and animal feed
Trait 2 Added Protein or DNA: Aryloxyalkanoate dioxygenase-12 (AAD-12)
Source: Delftia acidovorans
Intended Effect: Tolerance to the herbicide 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D)
Trait 2 Added Protein or DNA: Phosphinothricin N-acetyl transferase (PAT)
Source: Streptomyces viridochromogenes
Intended Effect: Tolerance to the herbicide glufosinate
Requires EPA Review?*: No
Event Designation: DAS-68416-4
Unique Identifier code: DAS-68416-4
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Nov 14, 2011
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Nov 8, 2011
*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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