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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. 119


Submission Date: May 28, 2009
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: Cry 1Ac protein from cry1Ac gene
Source: Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki
Intended Effect: Resistance to lepidopteran insects
Requires EPA Review?*: Yes
Event Designation: MON 87701
Unique Identifier: MON-877Ø1-2
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Aug 18, 2010
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Aug 5, 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.