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When is a residue not a residue?
  1. JC Saunders
  1. Lilly Research Centre Ltd, Windlesham, Surrey.


Residues of veterinary products in food animals have been the subject of much debate in recent years. This paper attempts to define and classify what is meant by the term 'residue' and to discuss the toxicological significance of various types of residues and how they may be controlled to ensure that no hazard results to consumers.

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