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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. 52


Submission Date: Nov 13, 1997
Developer Name1: BASF
Developer Contact Information: c/o Morgan, Lewis, and Bockius, LLP
1800 M Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
Intended Use: For use in animal feed
Trait 1 Added Protein or DNA: Phytase
Source: Aspergillus niger van Tieghem
Intended Effect: Degradation of phytate in animal feed
Requires EPA Review?*: No
Event Designation: MPS965
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Jul 2, 1999
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Mar 4, 1999
*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