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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. 150

Corn

Submission Date: Mar 26, 2015
Developer Name: Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC
Developer Contact Information: P.O. Box 12257
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Intended Use: Use in human food and animal feed
Trait 1 Added Protein or DNA: Modified 5-enol pyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase
Source: Zea mays L.
Intended Effect: Tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate
Trait 2 Added Protein or DNA: Phosphinothricin acetyltransferase
Source: Streptomyces viridochromogenes
Intended Effect: Tolerance to the herbicide glufosinate ammonium
Requires EPA Review?*: No
Event Designation: MZHGOJG
Unique Identifier code: SYN-ØØØJG-2
FDA Letter Date
(select to view letter):
Feb 23, 2016
FDA Memo Date
(select to view memo):
Feb 12, 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.
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