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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. 109


Submission Date: Dec 12, 2006
Developer Name: Bayer CropScience USA LP
Developer Contact Information: P.O. Box 12014, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Intended Use: For use in human food and animal feed
Trait 1 Added Protein or DNA: Double-mutant 5-Enolpyruvylshikimate 3-phosphate synthase (2mEPSPS)
Source: Zea mays
Intended Effect: Tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate
Requires EPA Review?*: No
Event Designation: GHB614
Unique Identifier: BCS-GHØØ2-5
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Sep 29, 2008
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Aug 29, 2008
*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.