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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. 155


Submission Date: May 17, 2016
Developer Name1: Verdeca, LLC
Developer Contact Information: 202 Cousteau Place, Suite 200
Davis, CA 95618
Intended Use: For use in human and animal food
Trait 1 Added Protein or DNA: HaHB4 protein
Source: Helianthus annuus
Intended Effect: Augments plant's response to stresses that occur during growth
Requires EPA Review?*: No
Event Designation: HB4
Unique Identifier: IND-ØØ41Ø-5
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Aug 2, 2017
(PDF, 45 kB)
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Jul 28, 2017
(PDF, 125 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