Comment Deadline: USDA Petition for Determination of Nonregulated Status of Canola Genetically Engineered for Altered Oil Profile

The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), within the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is seeking public comment on a petition it received from Nuseed Americas Inc. seeking a determination of nonregulated status of canola designated as event B0050-027, which has been genetically engineered to accumulate the long chain omega-3 fatty acid known as docosahexaenoic acid in seed. The petition has been submitted in accordance with APHIS regulations concerning the introduction of certain genetically engineered organisms and products. APHIS is making the Nuseed petition available for review and comment to help identify potential environmental and interrelated economic issues and impacts that APHIS may determine should be considered in our evaluation of the petition.

Members of the public may submit comments at or via the Postal Service. More information is available via the Federal Register notice.

Event Date
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 5:00pm