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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. 137


Submission Date: Mar 5, 2012
Developer Name1: Genective S.A.
Developer Contact Information: 1 rue Limagrain
63720 Chappes
Intended Use: For use in human food and animal feed
Trait 1 Added Protein or DNA: Modified 5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase (EPSPS)
Source: Arthrobacter globiformis
Intended Effect: Tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate
Requires EPA Review?*: No
Event Designation: VCO-Ø1981-5
Unique Identifier: VCO-Ø1981-5
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
May 7, 2013
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Apr 30, 2013
*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