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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. 122

Soybean

Submission Date: Dec 5, 2009
Developer Name: Bayer CropScience USA LP
and
M.S. Technologies LLC
Developer Contact Information: 2 T.W. Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Intended Use: For use in human food and animal feed
Trait 2 Added Protein or DNA: Modified 5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase (2mEPSPS)
Source: Zea mays
Intended Effect: Tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate
Trait 2 Added Protein or DNA: Modified p-hydroxyphenylpyruvate dioxygenase (HPPD W336)
Source: Pseudomonas fluorescens
Intended Effect: Tolerance to isoxaflutole-containing herbicides
Requires EPA Review?*: No
Event Designation: FG72
Unique Identifier code: MST-FGØ72-2
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Aug 7, 2012
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Jul 12, 2012
*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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