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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. 139

Soybean

Submission Date: Aug 28, 2012
Developer Name: Syngenta Seeds, Inc.
and Bayer Crop Science AG
Developer Contact Information: P.O. Box 12257
3054 East Cornwallis Road
Research Triangle Park, NCĀ 27709
Intended Use: For use in human food and animal feed
Trait 2 Added Protein or DNA: p-Hydroxyphenylpyruvate dioxygenase encoded by avhppd-03 gene
Source: Avena sativa
Intended Effect: Tolerance to p-hydroxyphenylpyruvate dioxygenase (HPPD)-inhibiting herbicides
Trait 2 Added Protein or DNA: Phosphinothricin N-acetyltransferase encoded by pat genes
Source: Streptomyces viridochromogenes
Intended Effect: Tolerance to glufosinate ammonium
Requires EPA Review?*: No
Event Designation: SYHT0H2
Unique Identifier code: SYN-ØØØH2-5
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Mar 28, 2014
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Mar 28, 2014
*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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