EFSA looks at ways to reduce animal tests

July 2009
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;7/4/2009, Vol. 165 Issue 1, p6
Academic Journal
The article reports on the opinion titled "Existing approaches incorporating replacement, reduction and refinement of animal testing: applicability in food and feed risk assessment," from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). Scientific Committee chairman Vittorio Silano says that the opinion reviews the guidelines on animal experimentation for food safety testing. It adds that the opinion contains a list of internationality accepted alternative methods for studies in risk assessment.


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