Alie de Boer, The Netherlands

Dr. Alie de Boer is Assistant Professor in the field of nutrition and food law at Campus Venlo of Maastricht University. She is a nutritional scientist fascinated by food law and as founder and head of the Food Claims Centre Venlo, Alie studies how you can scientifically prove that food is legally considered to be safe and healthy. In her interdisciplinary research, she analyses the interplay between nutritional sciences and (European) food law and focusses on how to substantiate requirements regarding health claims and novel foods.