J.R. Simplot Potato Petition to Extend Determination

J.R. Simplot Potato Petition to Extend Determination

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced an extension of deregulation to a line of genetically engineered (GE) potato developed by J.R. Simplot Company for low acrylamide potential, reduced black spot bruising, and lowered reducing sugars.  The effective date of the determination is January 13, 2016.

Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)

Determination of Nonregulated Status and Plant Pest Risk Similarity Assessment (PPRSA)


Preliminary Documents

Federal Register Notice of Petition Availability

Petition No. 15-140-01p

Extended from Petition No. 13-022-01p

Preliminary Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)

Preliminary Determination and Plant Pest Risk Similarity Assessment

To view supporting documents and public comments APHIS received on Docket no. APHIS-2015-0088, please go to our online public comment portal:  http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2015-0088.

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