FIFRA Scientific Advisory Committee Meetings Related to Biopesticides

The following meetings of the FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel provide information about the regulatory process for various biopesticides and products of biotechnology. Materials for meetings before 2012 are available in EPA’s archive. You can search using the name of the meeting to find the information. Search EPA Archive

  • RNAi Technology as a Pesticide: Problem Formulation for Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment. (January 28, 2014) 
  • Scientific Uncertainties Associated with Corn Rootworm Resistance Monitoring for Bt corn Plant Incorporated Protectants (PIPs). (December 4, 2013) 
  • Efficacy of PIP Seed Blends and IRM Modeling for PIP Product (December 8, 2010)
  • Scientific Issues Associated with Data Required to Register Plant-Incorporated Protectants (February 25, 2009)
  • Evaluation of the Resistance Risks from Using a Seed Mix Refuge with Pioneer's Optimum AcreMax1 Corn Rootworm-Protected Corn (February 23, 2009)
  • Evaluation of the Resistance Risks from Using 100% Bollgard and Bollgard II Cotton as Part of a Pink Bollworm Eradication Program in the State of Arizona (October 24, 2006)
  • Analysis of a Natural Refuge of Non-Cotton Hosts for Monsanto's Bollgard II Cotton (June 13, 2006)
  • Event MIR604 Modified Cry3A Protein Bt Corn--Plant Incorporated Protectant (March 14, 2006)
  • Plant-Incorporated Protectants Based on Virus Coat Protein Genes: Science Issues Associated with Review of Proposed Rule (December 6, 2005)
  • Scientific Issues Associated With the Human Health Assessment of The Cry34Ab1 Protein (March 1, 2005)
  • Issues Associated with Deployment of a Type of Plant-Incorporated Protectant (PIP), Specifically Those Based on Plant Viral Coat Proteins (PVCP-PIPs) (October 13, 2004)
  • Product Characterization, Human Health Risk, Ecological Risk, and Insect Resistance Management for Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) Cotton Products (June 8, 2004)
  • Corn Rootworm Plant-Incorporated Protectant Insect Resistance Management and Non-Target Insect Issues (August 27, 2002)
  • Assessment of Additional Scientific Information Concerning StarLink® Corn (July 17, 2001)
  • Assessment of Scientific Information Concerning StarLink® Corn.  (November 28, 2000)
  • Issues pertaining to the Bt plant pesticides Risk and Benefit Assessments (January 18, 2000)
  • Food Allergenicity of Cry9C Endotoxin and Other Non-digestible Proteins; Dietary Exposure Evaluation Model (DEEM) and MaxLIP (Maximum Likelihood Imputation Procedure); Pesticide Residue Decompositing Procedures and Softwares; Dietary Exposure Evaluation Model (DEEM) Consultation on Development and Use of Distributions of Pesticide Concentrations In Drinking Water for FQPA Assessments (February 29, 2000)
  • December 8 - 9, 1999: Characterization and Non-Target Organism Requirement for Protein Plant Pesticide and Cumulative Risk Assessment Methodology Issues of Pesticide Substances that have a Common Mechanism of Toxicity. (December 8, 1999)
  • Biopesticide. Burholderia cepacia: Risk Assessment of a Biopesticide with Affinities to a Human Opportunistic Pathogen; A Consultation on Protocol Design to Assess Acute Neurotoxicity Studies following Oral Administration of Pesticides; Higher Tier Ecological Risk Assessment for Chlorfunapyr; Spray Drift - Review of Proposed Pesticide Deposition Curves to Adjacent Areas. (July 20, 1999)
  • Final Report of the Subpanel on Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) Plant-Pesticides and Resistance Management (February, 1998)

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