Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service September 22, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Dow AgroSciences LLC; Determination of Nonregulated Status of Herbicide Resistant Corn and Soybeans
Document Number: 2014-22409
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-22
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
We are advising the public of our determination that three varieties of herbicide resistant corn and soybeans produced by Dow AgroSciences LLC are no longer considered regulated articles under our regulations governing the introduction of certain genetically engineered organisms. Our determination is based on our evaluation of data submitted by the Dow AgroSciences LLC in its three petitions for a determination of nonregulated status, our analysis of publically available scientific data, and comments received from the public on the petition for nonregulated status and its associated environmental impact statement and plant pest risk assessments. This notice also announces the availability of our written determination and record of decision.