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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. 140

Soybean

Submission Date: Oct 15, 2012
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: Cry1F
Source: Bacillus thuringiensissubsp. aizawai and subsp. berliner
Intended Effect: Resistance to lepidopteran insects
Trait 2 Added Protein or DNA: Cry1Ac
Source: Bacillus thuringiensissubsp. kurstaki and subsp. berliner
Intended Effect: Resistance to lepidopteran insects
Trait 3 Added Protein or DNA: Phosphinothricin N-acetyltransferase
Source: Streptomyces viridochromogenes
Intended Effect: Selectable Marker - tolerance to glufosinate-ammonium
Requires EPA Review?*: Yes
Event Designation: DAS-81419-2
Unique Identifier code: DAS-81419-2
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Feb 7, 2014
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Feb 4, 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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