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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. 101


Submission Date: Jan 12, 2007
Developer Name: Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture
Developer Contact Information: Appalachian Fruit Research Station, 2217 Wiltshire Road, Kearneysville, WV 25430-2771
Intended Use: For use in human food
Trait 1 Added Protein or DNA: Plum pox virus coat protein gene (ppv-cp)
Source: Plum pox virus (PPV)
Intended Effect: Resistance to plum pox virus
Requires EPA Review?*: Yes
Event Designation: C5
Unique Identifier: ARS-PLMC5-6
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Jan 16, 2009
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Jan 7, 2009
*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.