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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. 111


Submission Date: Jun 28, 2007
Developer Name: Pioneer Hi-Bred
Developer Contact Information: 7100 NW 62nd Avenue
P.O. Box 1000
Johnston, IA 50131
Intended Use: For use in human food and animal feed
Trait 1 Added Protein or DNA: Glyphosate N-acetyltransferase (GAT)
Source: Bacillus licheniformis
Intended Effect: Tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate
Trait 2 Added Protein or DNA: Modified acetolactate synthase (ZM-HRA)
Source: Corn
Intended Effect: Tolerance to acetolactate synthase-inhibiting herbicides
Requires EPA Review?*: No
Event Designation: Event 98140
Unique Identifier code: DP-Ø9814Ø-6
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Sep 9, 2008
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Sep 9, 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.