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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Consultations on Food from New Plant Varieties

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BNF No. 159

Sugar from Sugarcane

Submission Date: Feb 15, 2017
Developer Name1: Centro de Tecnologia Canavieira
Developer Contact Information: Fazenda Santo Antônio Fazenda Santo Antônio Fazenda Santo Antônio Fazenda Santo Antônio, Piracicaba,BRAZIL
Intended Use: Use in food for humans and animals
Trait 1 Added Protein or DNA: Cry1Ab
Source: Bacillus thuringiensis
Intended Effect: Resistance to sugarcane borer
Requires EPA Review?*: Contains Plant Incorporated Protectant covered by 40 CFR 174.511 and 40 CFR 174.521
Event Designation: CTC175-A
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Aug 6, 2018
(PDF, 67 kB)
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Aug 1, 2018
(PDF, 114 kB)
*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.
1 At the time of conclusion of the consultation