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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. 106


Submission Date: Dec 9, 2010
Developer Name1: Stine Seed Farm, Inc.
Developer Contact Information: 22555 Laredo Trail
Adel, IA 50003
Intended Use: For use in human food and animal feed
Trait 1 Added Protein or DNA: 2mepsps gene encoding a modified 5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase (2mEPSPS) protein
Source: Zea mays
Intended Effect: Tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate
Requires EPA Review?*: No
Event Designation: HCEM485
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Jul 31, 2012
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Jul 31, 2012
*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