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Record information and status
Record ID
112522
Status
Published
Date of creation
2017-09-21 20:00 UTC (kenneth.ellens@inspection.gc.ca)
Date of publication
2017-09-21 20:00 UTC (kenneth.ellens@inspection.gc.ca)

General information
Country submitting the decision or communication
  • Canada
Competent National Authority(ies) responsible for the decision or communication
Feed Section of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency
59 Camelot Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0Y9
Canada
Phone:+1 613 773-2342
Fax:+1 613 773-7565
Email:presubmissionconsultations@inspection.gc.ca
Url:http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/anima/feebet/feebete.shtml
Plant Biosafety Office of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency
59 Camelot Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0Y9
Canada
Phone:+1 613 773-2342
Fax:+1 613 773-7565
Email:pbo@inspection.gc.ca
Url:http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/plaveg/bio/pbobbve.shtml
Title / Reference number of the decision or communication
DD2014-106 Determination of the Safety of Monsanto Canada Inc. and Forage Genetic International's Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) Event KK179
Date of the decision
2014-10-06
Is the decision taken prior to entry into force of the Protocol?
No
Is this an amendment to a previous decision / communication?
No
Decision or communication details
Subject(s) of the decision
  • Decision on LMOs for intentional introduction into the environment (according Article 10 or domestic regulatory framework)
Uses of the LMO(s)
  • LMOs for direct use as feed
Has the decision been taken in the absence of a domestic regulatory framework and in accordance with Article 11.6?
No
Was the decision triggered by a request for a transboundary movement of LMOs into the country?
No
Does the decision apply to transboundary movements of LMO(s) into the country?
No
Importer’s or Applicant’s contact details
Monsanto Canada Inc.
Forage Genetics International
Forage Genetics International
Nampa, Idaho
United States of America, 83563-0339
Phone:+1 (208) 466-3568
Email:info@foragegenetics.com
Result of the decision
  • Approval of the import/use of the LMO(s) without conditions
Does the decision involve field trials?
No
Does the decision involve commercial release?
Yes
LMO identification
MON-ØØ179-5 - Reduced Lignin Alfalfa
Changes in quality and/or metabolite content - Lignin Resistance to antibiotics - Kanamycin
Risk assessment
Decision Document DD2014-106 Determination of the Safety of Monsanto Canada Inc. and Forage Genetic International's Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) Event KK179
MON-ØØ179-5 - Reduced Lignin Alfalfa
Changes in quality and/or metabolite content - Lignin
Resistance to antibiotics - Kanamycin