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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. 153

Potato

Submission Date: Mar 23, 2016
Developer Name: J.R. Simplot Company
Developer Contact Information: 5369 West Irving Street
Boise, ID 83706
Intended Use: Use in human food and animal feed
Trait 1 Added Protein or DNA: partial sequences of VInv gene
Source: Solanum tuberosum var. Ranger Russet
Intended Effect: Lower levels of reducing sugars
Trait 2 Added Protein or DNA: Rpi-vnt1 gene
Source: Solanum venturii
Intended Effect: Resistance to Phytophthora infestans
Requires EPA Review?*: Yes
Event Designation: Y9
Unique Identifier code: SPS-ØØØY9-7
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Feb 21, 2017
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Feb 1, 2017
*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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