Association of Illness with Prior Ingestion of Novel Foods

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Science  13 Jan 1967:
Vol. 155, Issue 3759, pp. 219-220
DOI: 10.1126/science.155.3759.219


Rats were permitted to ingest a novel food and a familiar food. One hour later they were x-irradiated. When they were subsequently allowed to choose between these foods, their preference for the novel food was less than that exhibited by appropriate controls.