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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. 57


Submission Date: May 29, 1998
Developer Name1: AgrEvo (now Aventis Crop Science)
Developer Contact Information: P.O. Box 12014
2 T.W. Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Intended Use: For use in human food and animal feed
Trait 1 Added Protein or DNA: Barnase
Source: Bacillus amyloliquefaciens
Intended Effect: Male sterility
Trait 2 Added Protein or DNA: Phosphinothricin acetyltransferase (PAT)
Source: Streptomyces hygroscopicus
Intended Effect: Tolerance to glufosinate-ammonium
Requires EPA Review?*: No
Event Designation: MS8
Unique Identifier: ACS-BNØØ3-6
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Sep 16, 1998
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Aug 5, 1998
*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