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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. 84

Alfalfa

Submission Date: Oct 6, 2003
Developer Name: Monsanto Company and Forage Genetics
Developer Contact Information: 800 N. Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63167
Intended Use: For use in human food and animal feed
Trait 2 Added Protein or DNA: 5-Enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase (EPSPS)
Source: Agrobacterium sp. strain CP4
Intended Effect: Tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate
Requires EPA Review?*: No
Event Designation: Event J101
Unique Identifier code: MON-ØØ1Ø1-8
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Dec 10, 2004
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Dec 8, 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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