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  • agent
  • ZERANOL EXPLANATION Zeranol was considered at the twenty-sixth meeting of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (Annex 1, reference 59), but it could not be evaluated at that time because the necessary documentation on residue levels, good animal husbandry in relation to the use of the agent, and details of methods of analysis were not available. (inchem.org)
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  • Male mice treated with zeranol showed a slight decrease in body weight compared to control mice during the first 52 weeks of the study, but the effect was not apparent during the second 52-week period. (inchem.org)
  • During the course of the study, there were minor changes in haematological parameters in the mice treated with zeranol. (inchem.org)
  • The only tumourogenic effect of zeranol noted in this study was in the pituitary gland of males in the highest-dose group. (inchem.org)
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  • Incidences of hyperplasia and rumours of the pituitary gland in male mice Negative Zeranol (ppm in the diet) Positive Finding control 0.15 1.5 15 control Anterior lobe 1 0 0 8 28 adenoma Hyperplasia + 1 2 2 12 33 rumours in anterior lobe These tumours rarely occur spontaneously in mice. (inchem.org)
  • At 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, she originally won the gold medal but was stripped of it after testing positive for the prohibited substance zeranol. (wikipedia.org)
  • On 3 October 2014, the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) announced that Chinese athlete Zhang Wenxiu had been stripped of her gold medal in the women's hammer throw after she tested positive for the prohibited substance zeranol, but the Court of Arbitration for Sport reinstated her on appeal after ruling that the zeranol came from contaminated food. (wikipedia.org)