EFSA has commented on the applicability of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Test Guideline 453 (on combined chronic toxicity/carcinogenicity studies in rodents) to support the safety assessment of long-term consumption of a given whole food/feed. Recommendations on the issues to be considered in designing such studies are discussed.
European Food Safety Authority. Considerations on the applicability of OECD TG 453 to whole food/feed testing. EFSA Journal 2013, 11(7): 3347.
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/efsajournal/doc/3347.pdf

 

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