Anke Meisner holds the position of Policy Officer at the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture. In the Product Safety Unit she is responsible for consumer protection with respect to tattoo inks and cosmetic products. Her tasks include dealing with safety aspects, preparing legal requirements as well as taking part in national and EU expert groups. She is responsible for a recently developed consumer information campaign on possible risks of tattooing aimed at adolescents and young adults. After completing her studies of Food Chemistry, she was awarded a doctorate at the University of Wuerzburg.