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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. 100

Papaya

Submission Date: Sep 19, 2007
Developer Name: University of Florida
Developer Contact Information: Citrus Research and Education Center, 700 Experiment Station Road, Lake Alfred, Florida 33850-1299
Intended Use: For use in human food
Trait 2 Added Protein or DNA: Papaya ringspot virus coat protein gene (psrv-cp)
Source: Papaya ringspot virus (PRSV)
Intended Effect: Resistance to papaya ringspot virus
Requires EPA Review?*: Yes
Event Designation: X17-2
Unique Identifier code: UFL-X17CP-6
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Dec 24, 2008
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Dec 18, 2008
*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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