Guidelines for taste trials and human volunteer studies

2002: In September 2001, the Food Standards Agency ran a consultation on new guidelines for the conduct of taste trials and human volunteer studies on novel foods. The final guidelines were published on 17 April 2002.

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Guidelines on the use of human studies in the pre-market safety assessment of novel foods

This paper briefly reviews the role of human studies in the pre-market safety assessment of novel foods and focuses on the circumstances in which such studies might be appropriate and the issues that need to be considered when conducting human studies on novel foods. It should be noted that such studies are performed to support other safety studies and not to investigate potential toxicity.