Robert Anton - Botanicals used as food
Professor Emeritus of the University of Strasbourg (France), Robert ANTON was Director of the Laboratory of Pharmacognosy at the Faculty of Pharmacy and is member of the national Academies of Medicine and Pharmacy and past member of the High Council of Public Health at the Ministry of Health in Paris. Specialized in the field of natural products, he was member of a lot of European panels and Committee of experts concerning drugs, cosmetics and food supplements. As example, he was expert at the ANSM (French Agency of Drug Safety), but also as European expert at the Public Health Committee at the Council of Europe, at the SCCNFP (Scientific Committee on Cosmetics and Non Food Products) in Brussels and at the European Commission of Pharmacopoeia. He now is expert at EFSA (European Food Safety Authority).
He is the author of more than 300 scientific papers, 30 chapters in books and published 5 major scientific books on botanicals and botanical preparations, mainly about pharmacognosy, pharmacochemistry and toxicological aspects. He has given more than 250 international conferences as invited speaker.