BioTrack Product Database


Transformation EventApple events GD743
Trade Name
ApplicantOkanagan Specialty Fruits Inc.
Organism Common NamesApple
Organism Scientific NamesMalus domestica Borkh
Centre of Origin and DiversityBiology Consensus Document on Apple
Food and Feed Safety IssuesCompositional considerations for Apple
Methods for safe handling
Additional Information
TraitsDecreased enzymatic browning,
Resistance to Kanamycin
Genes4 apple polyphenol oxidase (PPO) enzymes,
Escherichia coli neomycin phosphotransferase type II (nptII) gene

Date of approvalType of useAuthorityDecisionRisk assessmentMethods for detections-Reference materials
March 20, 2015FeedCanadian Food Inspection Agency - Animal Feed DivisionDD2015-110
March 20, 2015FoodHealth Canada - GM Foods and Other Novel FoodsHealth Canada 2015-03-20
March 20, 2015Unconfined ReleaseCanadian Food Inspection Agency - Plant Biosafety OfficeDD2015-110

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