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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. 146

Potato

Submission Date: Apr 15, 2014
Developer Name: J.R. Simplot Company
Developer Contact Information: 5369 West Irving Street
Boise, ID 83706
Intended Use: Use in human food and animal feed
Trait 1 Added Protein or DNA: Gene segments from Ppo5 gene
Source: Solanum verrucosum
Intended Effect: Reduced black spot bruise
Trait 2 Added Protein or DNA: Gene segments from Asn1 and VInv genes and PhL and R1 promoters
Source: Solanum tuberosum
Intended Effect: Reduced free asparagine and reducing sugars
Trait 3 Added Protein or DNA: Rpi-vntI gene
Source: Solanum venturii
Intended Effect: Late blight resistance
Requires EPA Review?*: Yes
Event Designation: W8
Unique Identifier code: SPS-ØØØW8-4
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Jan 12, 2016
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Dec 31, 2015
*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.
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