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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. 87


Submission Date: Aug 10, 2004
Developer Name: Monsanto Company
Developer Contact Information: 800 N. Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63167
Intended Use: For use in human food and animal feed
Trait 1 Added Protein or DNA: Dihydrodipicolinate synthase (cDHDPS)
Source: Corynebacterium glutamicum
Intended Effect: Increased lysine level for use in animal feed
Requires EPA Review?*: No
Event Designation: REN-ØØØ38-3 or Maize Event LY038
Unique Identifier code: REN-ØØØ38-3
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Oct 5, 2005
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Sep 30, 2005
*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.