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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. 110

Soybean

Submission Date: Dec 27, 2006
Developer Name: Pioneer Hi-Bred
Developer Contact Information: 7100 NW 62nd Avenue
P.O. Box 1000
Johnston, IA 50131
Intended Use: For use in human food and animal feed
Trait 2 Added Protein or DNA: Microsomal omega-6 desaturase gene (FAD2-1) gene fragment
Source: Soybean
Intended Effect: Increased levels of monounsaturated fatty acid (oleic) and decreased levels of polyunsaturated fatty acids (linoleic and linolenic)
Requires EPA Review?*: No
Event Designation: Event 305423
Unique Identifier code: DP-3Ø5423-1
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Jan 15, 2009
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Jan 14, 2009
*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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