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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. 79

Creeping bentgrass

Submission Date: Sep 13, 2002
Developer Name: Monsanto Company and The Scotts Company
Developer Contact Information: 800 N. Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63167
Intended Use: For use in animal feed
Trait 1 Added Protein or DNA: 5-Enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase (EPSPS)
Source: Agrobacterium sp. Strain CP4
Intended Effect: Tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate
Requires EPA Review?*: No
Event Designation: Event ASR368
Unique Identifier: SMG-368ØØ-2
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Sep 23, 2003
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Sep 11, 2003
*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.