Info op de website van Tony P. over diatomeeënaarde gevoerd aan ratten.
Rat: A group of 30 weanling Sprague-Dawley rats was administered 20
mg/day of diatomaceous earth in cottage cheese at a concentration of
5 mg/g cheese, in addition to a basal diet & libit were observed for
their life span (mean survival 840 days). Five malignant tumors (1
salivary gland carcinoma, 1 skin carcinoma, 2 sarcomas of the
uterus, 1 peritoneal mesothelioma) and 13 benign tumors (9 mammary
fibro adenomas, 1 adrenal pheochromocytoma, 3 pancreatic adenomas) were
observed in treated animals. A control group of 27 rats with mean
survival of 690 days had 3 carcinomas (1 each in lung, ovary and fore
stomach) and 5 mammary fibro adenomas.