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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. 127


Submission Date: Mar 23, 2011
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: 5-Enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase (EPSPS) from cp4 epsps gene
Source: Agrobacterium sp. strain CP4
Intended Effect: Tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate and, in particular, improved tolerance to glyphosate in male reproductive tissues
Requires EPA Review?*: No
Event Designation: MON 88302
Unique Identifier: MON-883Ø2-9,
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Apr 23, 2012
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Mar 23, 2012
*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.