Making personal choices based on good information
We eat mainly because something tastes good. For more and more people, food has to be healthy or sustainable. And we assume our food is safe. But is the information on a label correct, and most importantly, does it tell the whole story?
In the professional life of food expert and university lecturer Alie de Boer, everything revolves around getting honest information about healthy and sustainable food. Being patronized is a pet peeve of hers. “Every consumer should be able to make their own assessment.”
Read the interview with Alie in Innovation Origins
Food Claims Centre Venlo (FCCV) is the knowledge centre for all questions related to nutrition and food law. FCCV focuses on all questions related to the legal demonstration of whether food is safe or healthy. By bringing together the food industry, policymakers and researchers from a wide variety of expertise areas, FCCV bridges the gap between nutritional science and food law.