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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Consultations on Food from New Plant Varieties

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BNF No. 151


Submission Date: Jul 1, 2015
Developer Name1: Syngenta Seeds, Inc.
Developer Contact Information: P.O. Box 12257
3054 Cornwallis Road
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Intended Use: Use in human food and animal feed
Trait 1 Added Protein or DNA: eCry3.1Ab
Source: Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. tenebrionis and B. thuringiensis subsp. kurstakii
Intended Effect: Resistance to coleopteran insects
Trait 2 Added Protein or DNA: mCry3A
Source: B. thuringiensis subsp. tenebrionis
Intended Effect: Resistance to coleopteran insects
Trait 3 Added Protein or DNA: phosphinothricin acetyltransferase
Source: Streptomyces viridochromogenes
Intended Effect: Tolerance to gluphosinate ammonium herbicides
Requires EPA Review?*: Yes
Event Designation: MZIR098
Unique Identifier: SYN-ØØØ98-3
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Apr 29, 2016
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Apr 22, 2016
*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