Legal Notice


German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke (DIfE)
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Das Deutsche Institut für Ernährungsforschung ist eine Stiftung öffentlichen Rechts. Errichtet wurde die Stiftung durch Erlass des Ministers für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kultur des Landes Brandenburg vom 28. Mai 1992.

Gesetzliche Vertreter sind die Administrative Direktorin Dr. Birgit Schröder-Smeibidl und der Wissenschaftliche Direktor Prof. Dr. Tilman Grune.

Inhaltlich verantwortlich gemäß § 55 Absatz 2 RStV: Sonja Schäche, Referentin für Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit des DIfE, Anschrift siehe oben.

Umsatzsteuer-Identifikationsnummer gemäss § 27a UstG: DE 160059202

Das DIfE ist Mitglied der Leibniz-Gemeinschaft.


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Disclaimer of Liability


The content of this website has been carefully prepared and reviewed. However, the German Institute of Human Nutrition does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness or quality of the information provided, or that it is up-to-date.

Liability claims against the German Institute of Human Nutrition in respect to material or immaterial damage caused by the use or non-use of the information provided or by inaccurate or incomplete information are in principle ruled out, provided that there is no provable culpable intent or gross negligence on the editor's part.

The German Institute of Human Nutrition expressly reserves the right to alter, amend or delete part or all of the information provided, or to discontinue publication, without prior notice.


Where the German Institute of Human Nutrition provides direct or indirect references (i.e., links) to external websites, it is liable only if the Institute has precise knowledge of the content and if it is technically possible and reasonable for it to disable access in the case that the content is illegal.

The German Institute of Human Nutrition hereby expressly states that the linked websites had no illegal content when the links were set up. It has no influence whatsoever on the current and future design of the linked sites and hereby distances itself expressly from any changes in content that were made after the links to those sites were set up.

The German Institute of Human Nutrition is not responsible for the content, availability, correctness or accuracy of the linked sites or of the offers, links or advertisements therein. It is not liable for illegal, incorrect or incomplete content or in particular for damages arising from the use or non-use of the information provided on linked sites.


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