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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. 128

Corn

Submission Date: Jan 27, 2011
Developer Name: Syngenta Seeds, Inc.
Developer Contact Information: P.O. Box 12257
3054 East Cornwallis Road
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-2257
Intended Use: For use in human food and animal feed
Trait 2 Added Protein or DNA: eCry3.1Ab fusion protein
Source: Bacillus thuringiensis
Intended Effect: Resistance to certain coleopteran insects
Trait 2 Added Protein or DNA: Phosphomannose isomerase (PMI) protein from pmi gene
Source: Escherichia coli strain K-12
Intended Effect: Selectable marker
Requires EPA Review?*: Yes
Event Designation: Event 5307
Unique Identifier code: SYN-Ø53Ø7-1
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Feb 29, 2012
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Jan 30, 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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