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Availability of a Petition for Nonregulated Status for a GE Potato Variety

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced the availability of a petition to deregulate a GE late blight resistant, low-acrylamide potential, reduced black spot bruising, and lowered reducing sugars potato variety, submitted by Simplot.  APHIS is making the petition available for a 60-day public comment period from November 10, 2014, to January 9, 2015.  During that time, go to and type “APHIS-2014-0076” into the search box to submit public comments and review the petition and other comments received.

Notice of Petition Availability for Public Comment 

Petition No. 14-093-01p for Nonregulated Status for Potato Event Russet Burbank W8


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