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BNF No. 149


Event EF2-114


Developer: Del Monte Fresh Produce Company
241 Sevilla Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Trait(s): Change in composition (production of lycopene resulting in altered color)
Submission Date : Feb 19, 2015
Introduced Protein: Phytoene synthase
(source): Citrus unshiu [tangerine]
Inserted genes (gene fragments): RNA interference construct for gene encoding lycopene beta cyclase and lycopene epsilon cyclase
Ananas comosus
Contains EPA-regulated trait: No
FDA's Memo(s): Human Food Uses
Dec 8, 2016
FDA's letter: Human food only
Completion date: Dec 14, 2016