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Consultations on Food from New Plant Varieties

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BNF No. 35

Corn

Submission Date: Jul 2, 1996
Developer Name1: Monsanto Company
Developer Contact Information: 800 N. Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63167
Intended Use: For use in human food and animal feed
Trait 1 Added Protein or DNA: CryIAb
Source: Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki (Btk)
Intended Effect: Resistance to European corn borer;
Trait 2 Added Protein or DNA: 5-Enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase (EPSPS)
Source: Agrobacterium sp. strain CP4
Intended Effect: Tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate
Trait 3 Added Protein or DNA: Glyphosate oxidoreductase
Source: Ochrobactrum anthropi
Intended Effect: Tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate
Requires EPA Review?*: Yes
Event Designation: MON 802
Unique Identifier: MON-8Ø2ØØ-7
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Nov 5, 1996
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Sep 6, 1996
*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

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