Wetenschappelijke publicaties


DJ Knight, H Deluyker, Q Chaudhry, JM Vidal, A de Boer (2021). A call for action on the development and implementation of new methodologies for safety assessment of chemical-based products in the EU – A short communication. Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology 119, 104837.

A de Boer, L Krul, M Fehr, L Geurts, N Kramer, M Tabernero Urbieta, J van der Harst, B van de Water, K Venema, K Schutte, P Hepburn (2020). Animal-Free Strategies in Food Safety & Nutrition: What Are We Waiting For? Part I: Food Safety. Trends in Food Science & Technology. In press.

KGM Lenssen, A Bast, A de Boer, 2020. Should botanical health claims be substantiated with evidence on traditional use? Reviewing the stakeholders’ arguments. PharmaNutrition 14, 100232.

S Röttger-Wirtz, A de Boer, 2020. Personalised nutrition: The EU’s fragmented legal landscape and the overlooked implications of EU food law. European Journal of Risk Regulation. In press.

M Vrolijk, H Deluyker, A Bast, A de Boer, 2020. Analysis and reflection on the role of the 90-day oral toxicity study in European chemical risk assessment. Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology 117, 104786.

HP van Steenwijk, A Bast, A de Boer, 2020. The role of circulating lycopene in low-grade chronic inflammation: a systematic review of the literature. Molecules 25(19), 4378.

KGM Lenssen, A Bast, A de Boer, 2020. How does scientific information reach the consumer? A case study among students into providing verbal information on dietary supplements at point of purchase. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition. DOI: 10.1080/09637486.2020.1817344.

A Leialohilani, A de Boer, 2020. EU food legislation impacts innovation in the area of plant-based dairy alternatives. Trends in Food Science & Technology 104, pg 262-267.

A de Boer, 2019. Scientific assessments in European food law: Making it future-proof. Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology 108, 104437.

KGM Lenssen, A Bast, A de Boer, 2019. International Perspectives on Substantiating the Efficacy of Herbal Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines Through Evidence on Traditional Use. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety 18(4), pg 910-922.

KGM Lenssen, A Bast, A de Boer, 2018. Clarifying the health claim assessment procedure of EFSA will benefit functional food innovation. Journal of Functional Foods 47, pg 386-396.

A de Boer, A Bast, R Godschalk, 2018. Dietary supplement intake during pregnancy; better safe than sorry? Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology 95, pg 442-447.

A de Boer, A Bast, 2018. Demanding Safe Foods – Safety testing under the novel food regulation (2015/2283). Trends in Food Science & Technology 72, pg 125-133.

A de Boer, WRPH van de Worp, GJ Hageman, A Bast, 2017. The effect of dietary components on inflammatory lung diseases – a literature review. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition 68(7), pg 771-787.

S Khan, L Timotijevic, R Newton, D Coutinho, J Llerena, S Ortega, L Benighaus, C Hofmaier, Z Xhaferri, A de Boer, C Urban, M Strähle, L Da Pos, F Neresini, MM Raats, K Hadwiger, 2016. The framing of innovation among European research funding actors: Assessing the potential for ‘responsible research and innovation’ in the food and health domain. Food Policy 62, pg 78-87.

A de Boer, MJE Urlings, A Bast, 2016. Active ingredients leading in health claims on functional foods. Journal of Functional Foods 20, pg 587-593.

A de Boer, F van Hunsel, A Bast, 2015. Adverse food-drug interactions. Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology 73(3), pg 859-865.

A de Boer, MJE Urlings, E Vos, A Bast, 2015. Enforcement of the nutrition and health claims regulation. European Food and Feed Law Review 10(5), pg 334-344.

A de Boer, A Bast, 2015. International nutrition and health claims legislation. Food Policy 55, pg 61-70.

A de Boer, A Bast, 2015. Stakeholders’ perception of the nutrition and health claim regulation. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition 66(3), pg 321-328.

A de Boer, E Vos, A Bast, 2014. Implementation of the nutrition and health claim regulation – The case of antioxidants. Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology 68, pg 475-487.


A de Boer, 2019. ‘Transparency and consumer trust in scientific assessments under European food law’ In A. Urazbaeva et al. (eds.) The functional field of food law. Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers, pg 245-255.

PhD thesis

A de Boer, 2015. Interactions between nutrition and medicine in effect and law. Kerkrade: MultiCopy Parkstad. ISBN: 978-90-9029319-6