Dr. Dalal Werner is a food industry engineer (Msc) and holds a PhD in food science (her doctoral thesis was on the effects of irradiation on the quality of fruit texture). She is working at Aerial since 1988. She is senior project manager in charge of the chemistry and nutrition laboratory and has expertise in the development of analytical methods for food control. She is involved in national and European research projects as well as in standardization working groups among them the working group “irradiated foodstuffs” of the European Committee for Standardization. She is carrying out Expert missions, training and technical support in the field of detection of irradiated food under the aegis of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).