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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. 125

Soybean

Submission Date: Nov 9, 2010
Developer Name: Monsanto Company
Developer Contact Information: 800 North Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, Missouri 63167
Intended Use: For use in human food and animal feed
Trait 2 Added Protein or DNA: dmo gene expressing a dicamba mono-oxygenase (DMO) precursor protein that is post-translationally processed into two isoforms
Source: Stenotrophomonas maltophilia strain DI-6
Intended Effect: Tolerance to the herbicide dicamba
Requires EPA Review?*: No
Event Designation: MON 87708
Unique Identifier code: MON-877Ø8-9
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Oct 11, 2011
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Sep 6, 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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