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2010-05-18 09:09:00

ST. LOUIS, May 18, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In keeping with a commitment to provide new options for agriculture and a more health-conscious public, Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that the company has reached an important regulatory milestone that will advance the development of foods with reduced saturated fat and reduced or no trans fats. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a response letter to Monsanto's Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS)...

2010-02-16 11:33:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Interest by food companies to reduce trans fats has supported continued demand for Vistive® low-linolenic soybean oil. As a result, processors across the Midwest are actively seeking contracts with growers for Vistive acres this season. This provides a great opportunity for farmers located near participating grain elevators and processing plants to plant Vistive soybeans with the Genuity(TM) Roundup Ready 2...

2010-01-12 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Even as the first two of its High Impact Technologies (HIT) graduate from its pipeline, Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) is preparing for the next wave of innovation heralded by new and early-stage projects, company leaders will tell investors today and tomorrow. Presenting on Monsanto's R&D pipeline in the wake of its record-breaking update of 11 projects moving forward last week, Steve Padgette, vice president of biotechnology, and Chief...

2009-11-12 09:11:00

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 12, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) has completed regulatory submissions to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Food and Drug Administration in support of the Vistive III soybean trait. This second-generation product builds on Monsanto's existing Vistive product and would provide food companies with a healthier, more stable soybean oil for frying and baking that contains significantly lower levels of saturated fat and eliminates trans...

2009-03-23 05:00:00

U.S. Soybean Growers' Foresight Credited with Industry's Strong Business Performance in Tough Economic Times ST. LOUIS, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- With the U.S. economy in crisis, it's clear that strong domestic industries are essential, including food and agriculture. When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) mandated trans fat appear on products' Nutrition Facts label, companies rushed to reformulate products to reduce or eliminate trans fat content. The blow could have been harsh for...

2009-02-17 13:32:00

U.S. Soybean Growers' Foresight Credited with Industry's Strong Business Performance in Tough Economic Times ST. LOUIS, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- With the U.S. economy in crisis, it's clear that strong domestic industries are essential, including food and agriculture. When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) mandated trans fat appear on products' Nutrition Facts label, companies rushed to reformulate products to reduce or eliminate trans fat content. The blow could have been harsh for...

2005-12-09 06:00:00

By Nichola Groom LOS ANGELES -- Kellogg Co., the world's largest cereal maker, said on Friday it plans to reduce artery-clogging trans fats in some of its products and called on others to invest in a new variety of soybean oil it said is healthier than other trans-fat-free oils. Kellogg said it plans to replace trans-fat-producing oils in products like Cheez-It crackers and Pop Tarts toaster pastries with Monsanto Co.'s Vistive, a soy oil introduced last year that reduces the need for partial...


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Vistive Gold
2013-10-02 12:54:36

Vistive Gold, MON 87705, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant low-linolenic, high-oleic soybeans created by Monsanto. Vistive Gold was designed to be a replacement for hydrogenated oils and fats, which are high in trans-fatty acids. The decreased linolenic content enables Vistive Gold to have favorable traits for deep frying and increasing the shelf life of foods. The Federal Register declared on June 28, 2011 that Monsanto was petitioning the Animal and Plant...

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