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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. 137

Corn

Submission Date: Mar 5, 2012
Developer Name: Genective S.A.
Developer Contact Information: 1 rue Limagrain
BP1
63720 Chappes
FRANCE
Intended Use: For use in human food and animal feed
Trait 2 Added Protein or DNA: Modified 5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase (EPSPS)
Source: Arthrobacter globiformis
Intended Effect: Tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate
Requires EPA Review?*: No
Event Designation: VCO-Ø1981-5
Unique Identifier code: VCO-Ø1981-5
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
May 7, 2013
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Apr 30, 2013
*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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