When can a manufacturer claim that their cookies are healthy? What rules should they stick to? And how is testing done to ensure that these cookies are actually healthy? The Food Claims Centre Venlo is addressing these questions. It is a collaboration between Maastricht University and the Brightlands Campus in Venlo. Alie de Boer is an assistant professor at Maastricht University and started this centre. “I saw an increasing gap between food legislation on the one hand and food science on the other.”

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Author profile picture Milan Lenters is a writer and editor. Through IO, he got to know his native city Eindhoven in a different way and sometimes looks with amazement at the many stories that lie ahead.