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Regulated Letters of Inquiry

March 21, 2013
APHIS responded to an inquiry from BioGlow LLC regarding the regulatory status of genetically engineered (GE) plant lines produced without plant pest sequences.
BioGlow LLC: Inquiry on Regulatory Status of GE Plants Produced Without Plant Pest Sequences

APHIS BRS Response Letter to BioGlow LLC Regarding Their GE Plant Lines


January 13, 2013
APHIS responded to an inquiry from Del Monte Fresh Produce Company regarding the regulatory status of importing genetically engineered (GE) pineapple into the United States.

Del Monte Fresh Produce Company: Inquiry on Regulatory Status of Importing GE Pineapple into the United States

APHIS BRS Response Letter to Del Monte Fresh Produce Company Regarding Importing Their GE Pineapple into the United States


January 3, 2013
APHIS responded to similar inquiries from Ceres, Inc., regarding the regulatory status of their genetically engineered (GE) lines of switchgrass.

Ceres, Inc.: Inquiry on Regulatory Status of GE TRG101W Switchgrass

Ceres, Inc.: Inquiry on Regulatory Status of GE TRG106E Switchgrass

Ceres, Inc.: Inquiry on Regulatory Status of GE TRG107E Switchgrass

Ceres, Inc.: Inquiry on Regulatory Status of GE TRG108E Switchgrass

APHIS BRS Responses to Ceres Regarding Their GE Switchgrass Lines


September 20, 2012
APHIS responded to an inquiry from BioGlow LLC regarding the regulatory status of a genetically engineered (GE) plant line produced without plant pest sequences.

BioGlow LLC: Inquiry on Regulatory Status of GE Plants Produced Without Plant Pest Sequences

APHIS BRS Response Letter to BioGlow LLC Regarding Their GE Plant Line


June 6, 2012
APHIS responded to an inquiry from the University of Nebraska regarding the regulatory status of null segregant plants derived from genetically engineered (GE) plants.

University of Nebraska: Inquiry on Regulatory Status of Null Segregant (NS) Plants Derived from GE Plants

APHIS BRS Response Letter to University of Nebraska Regarding NS Plants


May 8, 2012
APHIS responded to an inquiry from Scotts Miracle-Gro Company regarding the regulatory status of St. Augustinegrass genetically engineered without genetic material from plant pests.

Scotts Miracle-Gro Company: Inquiry on Regulatory Status of St. Augustinegrass Engineered Without Plant Pest Sequences

APHIS BRS Response Letter to Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Regarding GE St. Augustinegrass


May 8, 2012
APHIS responded to an inquiry from Scotts Miracle-Gro Company regarding the regulatory status of Kentucky bluegrass genetically engineered using biolistics and genetic material from other plant species.

Scotts Miracle-Gro Company: Inquiry on Regulatory Status Kentucky Bluegrass Engineered Without Plant Pest Sequences

APHIS BRS Response Letter to Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Regarding GE Kentucky Bluegrass


April 24, 2012 
APHIS responded to an inquiry from Ceres, Inc., regarding the regulatory status of their genetically engineered (GE) TRG101B switchgrass.

Ceres, Inc.: Inquiry on Regulatory Status of GE TRG101B Switchgrass

APHIS BRS Response Letter to Ceres Regarding GE TRG101B Switchgrass


April 2, 2012
APHIS responded to an inquiry from the Wageningen University and Research Centre, Netherlands, regarding the regulatory status of their cisgenic, apple scab resistant apples.

Wageningen University: Inquiry on Regulatory Status of Cisgenic Apple Scab Resistant Apples

APHIS BRS Response Letter to Wageningen University Regarding Their Cisgenic Apples


April 2, 2012 
APHIS responded to an inquiry from the Mid-Florida Research and Education Center at the University of Florida regarding the regulatory status of grapevine with genes and regulatory elements from grapevine.

Mid-Florida Research and Education Center at the University of Florida: Inquiry on Regulatory Status of Grapevine with Genes and Regulatory Elements from Grapevine

APHIS BRS Response Letter to the Mid-Florida Research and Education Center at the University of Florida Regarding Grapvine with Genes and Regulatory Elements from Grapevine


March 8, 2012 
APHIS responded to an inquiry from Dow AgroSciences regarding the regulatory status of organisms modified using their zinc finger technology (EXZACT™).

Dow AgroScience: Inquiry on Regulatory Status of Organisms Modified Using Zinc Finger Technology (EXZACT™)

APHIS BRS Response Letter to Dow AgroSciences Regarding Corn Modified Using Zinc Finger Technology (EXACT™)

APHIS BRS Response Letter to Dow AgroSciences Regarding Organisms Modified Using Zinc Finger Technology (EXACT™)


February 1, 2012 
APHIS responded to an inquiry from Danziger Flower Farm regarding the regulatory status of genetically engineered cut Baby's Breath for importation into the U.S.

Danziger Flower Farm: Inquiry on Regulatory Status of Genetically Engineered Cut Baby's Breath

APHIS BRS Response Letter to Danziger Flower Farm


January 6, 2012 
APHIS responded to an inquiry from Cellectis S. A. and its U.S. subsidiary, Cellectis Plant Sciences, regarding the regulatory status of plants modified using the I-Crel meganuclease technology platform.

Cellectis S. A./Cellectis Plant Sciences: Inquiry on Regulatory Status (I-Crel Meganuclease)

APHIS BRS Response Letter to Cellectis (I-Crel Meganuclease)


October 27, 2011
APHIS responded to an inquiry from the New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research Ltd. regarding the regulatory status of a GE plant using centromere-mediated chromosome elimination (CCE) technique. The inquiry and response have been redacted for confidential business information (CBI) and personally identifiable information (PII).

New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research Ltd.: Inquiry on Regulatory Status (CCE GE Plant)

APHIS BRS Response Letter to the New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research Ltd. (CCE GE Plant)


October 27, 2011
APHIS responded to an inquiry from North Carolina State University regarding the regulatory status of null-segregant (NS) lines derived from GE plants in an accelerated tobacco breeding program.

North Carolina State University: Inquiry on Regulatory Status (NS Tobacco)

APHIS BRS Response Letter to North Carolina State University (NS Tobacco)


October 27, 2011
APHIS responded to an inquiry from the USDA's Agricultural Research Service regarding the regulatory status of non-genetically engineered plum seedling null-segregant (NS) lines derived from GE early flowering parents used in the 'FasTrack' plum breeding program.

USDA ARS: Inquiry on Regulatory Status of (NS Plums)

APHIS BRS Response Letter to USDA ARS (NS Plums)


July 1, 2011
APHIS responded to an inquiry from Scotts Miracle-Gro Company regarding the regulatory status of glyphosate tolerant Kentucky bluegrass genetically engineered using biolistics and genetic material from other plant species.

Scotts Miracle-Gro Company: Inquiry on Regulatory Status (Glyphosate Tolerant Kentucky Bluegrass)

APHIS BRS Response Letter to Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (Glyphosate Tolerant Kentucky Bluegrass)


 

 



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