Hanne Torjusen has been affiliated with the National Institute for Consumer Research (SIFO) since January 1997. She graduated as a nutritionist (Cand. scient) from the University of Oslo in 1996. She has worked with food-related research projects on topics such as organic food; sustainable consumption patterns; health and nutrition; trust and food citizenship. At present, she is working on her PhD-project related to The Norwegian Mother and Child Health Cohort Study (MoBa) led by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. The PhD-project investigates the use of organic food among the pregnant women participating in MoBa, and possible health effects for mother and child.