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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. 132

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Submission Date: May 30, 2011
Developer Name: Okanagan Specialty Fruits , Inc.
Developer Contact Information: PO Box 1533
Summerland, BC V0H 1Z0
CANADA
Intended Use: For use in human food and animal feed
Trait 1 Added Protein or DNA: Gene segments from four genes encoding polyphenol oxidases
Source: Malus x domestica
Intended Effect: Reduced enzymatic browning and bruising
Requires EPA Review?*: No
Event Designation: GD743
Unique Identifier code: OKA-NBØØ1-8
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Mar 20, 2015
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Mar 16, 2015
*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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