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Biotechnology Consultations on Food from GE Plant Varieties

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BNF No. 145

Corn

Submission Date: Nov 15, 2013
Developer Name: Monsanto Company
Developer Contact Information: 800 North Lindbergh Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63167
Intended Use: For use in human food and animal feed
Trait 1 Added Protein or DNA: double stranded RNA with the partial sequence of the Snf7 transcript from the western corn rootworm
Source: Diabrotica virgifera virgifera
Intended Effect: Resistance to Corn Rootworm
Trait 2 Added Protein or DNA: Cry3Bb1
Source: Bacillus thuringiensis
Intended Effect: Resistance to Corn Rootworm
Trait 3 Added Protein or DNA: 5-Enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase (EPSPS) from cp4 epsps gene
Source: Agrobacterium strain CPR
Intended Effect: Tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate
Requires EPA Review?*: Yes
Event Designation: MON 87411
Unique Identifier code: MON-87411-9
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Oct 17, 2014
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Oct 17, 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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