Notice of Submission for Approval of Novel Food, Livestock feed and Unconfined Environmental Release for Soybean Genetically Modified for Insect Resistance (DAS-81419-2) From Dow AgroSciences Canada inc.
Comment period closed: July 30, 2013
Dow AgroSciences Canada Inc. (DAS) has submitted to the Plant Biosafety Office and Animal Feed Division of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Health Canada a submission to approve DAS-81419-2 (genetically modified to be insect-resistant) for environmental release, livestock feed and food use and make a determination that this modified plant is safe. This submission is in accordance with Directive 94-08 (Dir94-08),“Assessment Criteria for Determining Environmental Safety of Plants with Novel Traits”; Section 2.6 of Regulatory Guidance: Feed Registration Procedures and Labeling Standards; and Guidelines for the Safety Assessment of Novel Foods.
Summary of the Submission
Updated scientific information may be added to this submission by the developer at a later date, or CFIA and/or Health Canada may request further information from the developer.
|Description of the host plant||
Please refer to Biology Document BIO1996-10: The Biology of Glycine max (L.) Merr. (Soybean)
|Description of the Modification and Inheritance and Stability of the Introduced Trait||
DAS-81419-2 was developed through recombinant DNA technology. In order to assess the modification process the following has been submitted:
|Description of the Novel Traits||
In order to characterize the DNA inserted in 81419-2, the following has been submitted:
|Toxicity and Allergenicity of the Novel Gene Products||
In order to assess toxicity and allergenicity of the novel genes on non-target species, humans and animals the following has been submitted:
|Nutritional Evaluation of DAS-81419-2||
In order to assess nutritional aspects of DAS-81419-2 the following has been submitted:
|Evaluation of the Environmental Impact of DAS-81419-2||
In order to assess environmental impact of DAS-81419-2 the following has been submitted:
|Stewardship of DAS-81419-2||
To assess stewardship of DAS-81419-2 the following has been submitted:
Comments will be received only via the Internet or postal mail to CFIA or Health Canada.
For more information on this product, please contact:
Dow AgroSciences Canada Inc.
Suite 2100, 450-1st Street SW
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