Appendix D

Acronyms

APHIS

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

BIO

Biotechnology Industry Organization

Bt

Bacillus thuringiensis

CBI

Confidential Business Information

DNA

Deoxyribonucleic Acid

DHHS

Department of Health and Human Services

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

FDA

Food and Drug Administration

FFDCA

Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act

FPPA

Federal Plant Pest Act

FIFRA

Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act

FONSI

Finding of No Significant Impact

FQPA

Food Quality Protection Act

GMO

Genetically Modified Organism

GMPP

Genetically Modified Pest-Protected

GRAS

Generally Recognized As Safe

HHI

Herfindahl-Hirschman Index

IPM

Integrated Pest Management

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

NEPA

National Environmental Policy Act

NPDC

Natural Plant Defensive Compounds

NPIRS

National Pesticide Information Retrieval System

OPP

Office of Pesticide Programs

OSTP

Office of Science Technology and Policy

PTGS

Post-transcriptional Gene Silencing

QTL

Quantitative Trait Loci

RAC

Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee

R&D

Research and Development

rDNA

Recombinant DNA

SAP

Scientific Advisory Panel

TSCA

Toxic Substances Control Act

USDA

US Department of Agriculture



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GENETICALLY MODIFIED PEST-PROTECTED PLANTS: SCIENCE AND REGULATION Appendix D Acronyms APHIS Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service BIO Biotechnology Industry Organization Bt Bacillus thuringiensis CBI Confidential Business Information DNA Deoxyribonucleic Acid DHHS Department of Health and Human Services EPA Environmental Protection Agency FDA Food and Drug Administration FFDCA Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act FPPA Federal Plant Pest Act FIFRA Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act FONSI Finding of No Significant Impact FQPA Food Quality Protection Act GMO Genetically Modified Organism GMPP Genetically Modified Pest-Protected GRAS Generally Recognized As Safe HHI Herfindahl-Hirschman Index IPM Integrated Pest Management MOU Memorandum of Understanding NEPA National Environmental Policy Act NPDC Natural Plant Defensive Compounds NPIRS National Pesticide Information Retrieval System OPP Office of Pesticide Programs OSTP Office of Science Technology and Policy PTGS Post-transcriptional Gene Silencing QTL Quantitative Trait Loci RAC Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee R&D Research and Development rDNA Recombinant DNA SAP Scientific Advisory Panel TSCA Toxic Substances Control Act USDA US Department of Agriculture