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Availability of Petition for Deregulation of GE Soybean for Increased Yield

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Date: November 14, 2017

Dear BRS Stakeholder,

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is making available for public comment a petition from Verdeca LLC seeking deregulation of soybean genetically engineered (GE) for increased yield. The petition will be available for public review and comment for 60 days starting November 15, 2017.
The petition can be accessed now on the News and Information page of the BRS website.

Comments may be submitted from November 15, 2017 – January 16, 2018, at www.regulations.gov by entering docket number APHIS-2017-0075 in the search box. You can also refer back to our website for links to the Federal Register notice and to make a comment.



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