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J.R. Simplot Late Blight Resistant, Low Acrylamide Potential, Reduced Black Spot Bruising, Lowered Reducing Sugar GE Potato

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced a determination of nonregulated status for a genetically engineered (GE) potato variety developed by J.R. Simplot Company (Simplot) engineered for late blight resistance, low-acrylamide potential, reduced black spot bruising, and lowered reducing sugars.  The effective date of the determination of nonregulated status was September 2, 2015.    

Final Documents

Stakeholder Announcement

Federal Register Notice: Determination of Nonregulated Status

Final Environmental Assessment (EA)

Final Plant Pest Risk Assessment (PPRA)

Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and Response to Comments

Determination of Nonregulated Status

Draft Documents

Federal Register Notice: Availability of Draft Environmental Documents

Draft Environmental Assessment (EA)

Plant Pest Risk Assessment (PPRA)

You may view all associated documents and public comments submitted to this docket (Docket No. APHIS-2014-0076) by clicking here.

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