To date there is no information to indicate turfgrass with AVANEX® will cause harm to humans or to the environment. The AVANEX® alkaloids act primarily as feeding deterrents.

Turfgrasses or clippings from turfgrasses with AVANEX® Unique Endophyte Technology should not be fed to animals.  Ingestion of the seed or the grass can cause severe adverse animal health issues and is not to be provided as feed for animals or birds. In severe situations it may cause death to grazing animals.

AVANEX® grass should be kept mowed to prevent seedhead formation.