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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. 156


Submission Date: Jun 13, 2016
Developer Name1: Huazhong Agricultural University
Developer Contact Information: No.1 Shizishan Street
Wuhan 430070
Intended Use: Use in Human and Animal Food
Trait 1 Added Protein or DNA: Cry1Ab/Cry1Ac fusion protein
Source: Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki strain HD-1 and strain HD-73
Intended Effect: Protection against lepidopteran insect pests of rice in China
Requires EPA Review?*: Yes
Event Designation: Huahui No.1
Unique Identifier: HZU-HHØØ1-9
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Jan 9, 2018
(PDF, 37 kB)
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Dec 28, 2017
(PDF, 87 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