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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. 147


Submission Date: Oct 24, 2014
Developer Name1: Monsanto Company
Developer Contact Information: 800 North Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, Missouri 63167
Intended Use: For use in human food and animal feed
Trait 1 Added Protein or DNA: ATHB17Δ113
Source: Arabidopsis thaliana
Intended Effect: Increase ear biomass at R1 developmental stage
Requires EPA Review?*: No
Event Designation: MON 87403
Unique Identifier: MON-87403-1
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Jun 19, 2015
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Jun 5, 2015
*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