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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. 116


Submission Date: Dec 19, 2008
Developer Name: 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: Cold shock protein B from cspB gene
Source: Bacillus subtilis
Intended Effect: Reduction of yield-loss under water-limited conditions
Requires EPA Review?*: No
Event Designation: MON 87460
Unique Identifier: MON-8746Ø-4
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Dec 10, 2010
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Dec 9, 2010
*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.