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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. 135

Cotton

Submission Date: Apr 6, 2012
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: Dicamba mono-oxygenase
Source: Stenotrophomonas maltophilia
Intended Effect: Tolerance to the herbicide dicamba
Trait 2 Added Protein or DNA: Coding sequence of the bar gene encoding a phosphinothricin N-acetyltransferase protein
Source: Streptomyces hygroscopicus
Intended Effect: Tolerance to the herbicide glufosinate
Requires EPA Review?*: No
Event Designation: MON 88701
Unique Identifier code: MON-887Ø1-3
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Apr 24, 2013
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Apr 19, 2013
*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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