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Foods Editorial Office
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, 4057 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 61 683 77 34; Fax: +41 61 302 89 18

Editorial Office

Prof. Dr. Christopher J. Smith
Manchester Food Research Centre, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hollings Faculty, Old Hall Lane, Manchester, M14 6HR, UK
Tel. 0161 247 2655
Interests: immunoassays for food analysis, rheology, allergy, and functional foods

Senior Assistant Editor
Ms. Shuyi Wei
MDPI Haidian Office, Aerospace Cooperation Building, 8th Floor, No.99 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing 100190, China
Tel. +86 10 62800830

Production Editor
Dr. Martyn Rittman
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland

Editorial Board

Dr. Marzia Albenzio
Department of Food Science, Universita degli studi di Foggia, Italy
Tel. +39 0881 589327
Interests: Identification of molecular markers for the traceability of animal food products; Study of the enzymatic profile for animal food products characterization using innovative techniques; Study of the synergies between production and processing for the development of healthier animal food products; Feeding strategies to improve nutritional content and health benefits of milk and meat products; Study of biomedical properties of milk and meat; Study of the consumers’ preferences for animal friendly products

Dr. Rotimi Aluko
Department of Human Nutritional Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 2N2
Tel. +1-204-474-9555
Interests: food proteins; functional properties; bioactive peptides; spontaneously hypertensive rats; circular dichroism; protein hydrolysates; enzyme inhibition kinetics; angiotensin converting enzyme; renin; QSAR; antioxidants; antihypertensive

Prof. Dr. Felix Barron
Food Nutrition and Packaging Science Department, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634, USA
Tel. 864-656-5694
Interests: thermal processing; food packaging; probiotics; food engineering and HACCP and sanitation
Contribution: Special Issue: Thermal Processing of Foods

Prof. Dr. Maurizio Battino
Department of Odontostomatologic and Specialized Clinical Sciences, Sez-Biochimica, Faculty of Medicine, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Via Ranieri 65, 60100 Ancona, Italy
Tel. +39 071 2204646; Fax: +39 071 2204398
Interests: periodontal diseases/periodontitis; oxidative stress; nutrition; aging; mitochondrial; function/diseases; berries (strawberry, blueberry, bilberry, cranberry,....); olive oil (dietary fats); polyphenols; flavonoids; antioxidants
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Natural Antioxidants and Ageing
Special Issue: Antioxidants and Periodontal Diseases
Special Issue: Bioactive Phytochemicals and Functional Food Ingredients in Fruits and Vegetables
Special Issue: 20th Anniversary of Molecules—Recent Advances in Natural Products

Prof. Dr. Arun K. Bhunia
Department of Food Sciences, Purdue University, 745 Agriculture Mall Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
Tel. +1 765 494 5443; Fax: +1 765 494 7953
Interests: microbiology, Nanobiotechnology; pathogenesis; food Safety
Contribution: Special Issue: Biosensors and Food Safety
In other journals:
Special Issue: Sensors for Food Safety and Quality

Dr. Debabrata Biswas
Dept. of Animal and Avian Sciences and Center for Food Safety and Security Systems, 3147 Animal Science Building, University of Maryland-College Park, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Tel. +301 405 3791
Interests: food safety; foodborne bacterial pathogens; colonization; zoonotic diseases; cynobiotics and prevention with natural antimicrobial

Dr. Declan J. Bolton
Teagasc Food Research Centre, Ashtown, Dublin 15 Ireland
Tel. +353 (0)1 8059539
Interests: food safety; microbiology; shiga toxin-producing escherichia coli; campylobacter; salmonella

Prof. Dr. Leslie D. Bourquin
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Michigan State University, 139A G. M. Trout FSHN Building, East Lansing, MI 48824-1224, USA
Tel. (517) 355-8474; Ext. 112; Fax: (517) 353-8963
Interests: diet and cancer risk; flavonoids; anthocyanins; food safety education; food safety management systems; international food safety

Prof. Dr. Charles Brennan
Department of Wine, Food and Molecular Biosciences, Lincoln University, Lincoln 7647, Christchurch, New Zealand
Tel. +64 3 321 8236
Interests: polysaccharide utilisation, glycemic response; dietary fibre; food structure and function
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Dietary Fibre: Biochemistry and Nutritional Science

Prof. Dr. Robert L. Buchanan
Center for Food Safety and Security Systems, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Maryland, 0119 Symons Hall, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Tel. 1-301-405-1209; Fax: 1-301-314-9146

Prof. Dr. Andrea Buettner
Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy-Emil Fischer Center, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Schuhstr. 19, 91052 Erlangen, Germany
Tel. +49-9131-8522739
Interests: food chemistry, analyical chemistry, organic chemistry, chromatography, spectroscopy, sample preparation, analytical chemistry instrumentation, method development, extraction, method validation, quality control of chemicals, foods and pharmaceuticals

Prof. Dr. Francesco Capozzi
BioNMR Laboratory, Dept. Of Agro-Food Science and Technology, University of Bologna,Piazza Goidanich, 60, I-47521 Cesena (FC), Italy
Tel. +39 0547 338105; Fax: +39 0547 382348
Interests: Foodomics; NMR spectroscopy; metabonomics; food molecular profiles; food digestion; multivariate analysis of spectroscopic data
Contribution: Special Issue: Foodomics 2013
In other journals:
Special Issue: Foodomics 2009
Special Issue: Foodomics 2011

Prof. Dr. Marina Carcea
National Research Institute on Food and Nutrition (INRAN), Via Ardeatina 546, 00178 Roma, Italy
Interests: cereal chemistry; cereal technology; food technological quality; vegetable foods technology and structure; food nutritional quality; food authenticity

Dr. Bianca Castiglioni
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche - Istituto di Biologia e Biotecnologia Agraria (IBBA-CNR), Via Bassini 15, 20133 Milano, U.O.S. di Lodi: Via Einstein, 26900 Lodi, Italy
Tel. +39-0371-4662504
Interests: molecular methods for food safety and animal health (PCR, RT-PCR, array, NGS), foodborne pathogens, mastitis, genomics, metagenomics

Prof. Dr. Edgar Chambers IV
Distinguished Professor and Director, Sensory Analysis Center, Ice Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
Tel. +1 785 532 0156
Interests: sensory quality; consumer acceptance; health aspects; product development; shelf-life; quality control
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Palatability of Pet Food

Prof. Dr. Maurizio Ciani
Department of Life and Environmental Science, Polytechnic University of Marche, Food, Industrial and Environmental microbiology Lab. Via Brecce Bianche, 60131, Ancona, Italy
Interests: yeast fermentation processes; wine and beer fermentation; yeast physiology; bioprocess; biomass recycling

Dr. Emilie Combet
School of Medicine, Human Nutrition, College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK
Tel. +44 (0) 141 201 8527
Interests: nutrition; diet; health; health claims; functional foods; reformulation; nutrient profile; phytochemicals; plant foods; bioactive compounds
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Dietary Bioactive Compounds: Metabolism, Mechanisms and Translational Significance for Health and Prevention of Diseases

Dr. Corrado Costa
Consiglio per la ricerca in agricoltura e l'analisi dell'economia agraria (CRA),(Agricultural research council) - Unità di ricerca per l’ingegneria agraria, (Agricultural Engineering Research Unit), Via della Pascolare, 16 - 00015 Monterotondo Scalo (Roma), Italy
Interests: image analysis, shape analysis, VIS-NIR imaging spectroscopy, multivariate statistics and modelling

Dr. Raffaella Di Cagno
Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro, Dipartimento di Scienze Agro Ambientali e Territoriali (Di.S.A.A.T.), Italy
Interests: biotechonolgy, food microbiology and safety, fermentation, microbiota, lactic acid bacteria, probiotics

Prof. Dr. Jim Dickson
Dept. of Animal Science, Inter-Departmental Program in Microbiology, 2372 Kildee Hall, Iowa State University, Ames IA 50011, USA
Tel. +515 294 4733; Fax: +515 294 5066
Contribution: Special Issue: Microbiology Safety of Meat Products

Prof. Dr. Nancy Edwards
Grain Research Laboratory, Canadian Grain Commission, 1404-303 Main St., Winnipeg, MB, R3C 3G8, Canada
Tel. 1-204-983-8033
Interests: wheat quality; durum quality; rheology; cereal processing

Dr. Peter R. Ellis
Biopolymers Group School of Medicine King's College London Franklin-Wilkins Building 150 Stamford Street London SE1 9NH, UK
Tel. +0207 848 4238; Fax: +0207 848 4171
Interests: Structure and function of plant food polysaccharides; dietary fibre; mechanisms of starch digestion; gut function and postprandial metabolism

Dr. Mario Estévez
IPROCAR Research Institute, University of Extremadura, Avda Universidad s/n 10003, Caceres, Spain
Tel. +34927257100 (ext. 51390)
Interests: protein oxidation, lipid oxidation, maillard Reaction, muscle foods, phytochemicals, natural antioxidants, food biochemistry, nutrition

Dr. David W. Everett
NZ Institute of Food Science and Technology, Department of Food Science, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
Tel. +64 3 4797545; Fax: +64 3 4797567
Interests: dairy product structure and chemistry; partitioning and release of flavour volatiles from food matrices; flavour generation at colloidal interfaces; rheology; particle size analysis; emulsion science
Contribution: Special Issue: Structure and Flavour of Dairy Products

Dr. Anthony Fardet
INRA, Unit of Human Nutrition, Clermont-Ferrand-Theix-Lyon Research Center, 63122 Saint Genès-Champanelle, France
Tel. +33 (0)47 329 9687
Interests: preventive and holistic nutrition; plant-based food health potential; cereal-based food products; processing and nutritional values; antioxidants; lipotropes; fibre

Prof. Dr. Vincenzo Fogliano
Chair of the Food Quality Design group, University of Wageningen, The Netherlands
Tel. +31-(0)317-485171
Interests: acrylamides, food analysis, food quality, functional foods, product development

Dr. Mansel Griffiths
DFO/NSERC Senior Industrial Research Chair in Dairy Microbiology and Director, Canadian Research Institute for Food Safety, 43 McGilvray Street, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON Canada, N1G 2W1
Tel. +1 519 824 4120 x52269; Fax: +1 519 763 0952
Interests: food safety; food microbiology; microbial ecology and physiology

Prof. Dr. Billy R. Hammond
Behavioral and Brain Sciences Program, Franklin College of Arts & Sciences, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Tel. 706-542-4812; Fax: 706-542-3275
Interests: lutein; zeaxanthin; carotenoids; eye; retina; brain; vision; sensory

Dr. Yacine Hemar
School of Chemical Science The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Interests: rheology; light scattering; structure-function of biopolymers; polysaccharides; proteins; milk and dairy product and ingredients

Prof. Dr. Yun-Hwa Peggy Hsieh
Department of Nutrition, Food & Exercise Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306, USA
Tel. (850) 644-1744; Fax: (850) 645-5000

Dr. Michael Jahncke
Virginia Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Virginia Tech, 102 S. King St., Hampton, VA 23669, USA
Tel. (757) 727-4861; Fax: (757) 727-4871
Interests: food safety; food quality; food handling and processing; HACCP; microbiology; aquaculture

Dr. Ara Kanekanian
Cardiff School of Health Sciences, Centre for Nutrition, Dietetics & Food Science, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Llandaff Campus, Western Avenue, Cardiff CF5 2YB, Wales, UK
Tel. +44 29 2041 6449; Fax: +44 29 2020 5039
Interests: probiotics; bioactive compounds in foods; dairy products for their use in food formulations as health promoting nutraceuticals

Dr. C.B. Alvin Lee
Institute for Food Safety and Health, Illinois Institute of Technology, Moffett Campus, 6502 South Archer Road, Bedford Park, IL 60501-1957, USA
Tel. +1-708-563-8277; Mob. +1-708-990-3471; Fax: +1-708-563-1873
Interests: food safety; food microbiology; food virology; bacteria and viruses; inoculated pack studies or challenge studies; food processing techniques especially novel non-thermal processing techniques

Dr. Andreas L. Lopata
Comparative Genomics Centre, James Cook University, Australia
Interests: food allergy; molecular allergology; occupational allergy; diagnostics; immunotherapeutics

Prof. Dr. John Marchello
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, The University of Arizona, Meats Lab, 4101 N. Campbell Ave., P. O. Box 210038, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
Tel. +1-(520) 318-7021; Fax: +1-(520)-318-7019
Interests: meat science and muscle biology; safety issues regarding meat animals; other food items

Prof. Dr. John Mawson
School of Agricultural and Wine Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Boorooma Street, Locked Bag 588 Wagga Wagga, NSW, 2650, Australia
Tel. +61 2 6933 2489; Mob. +61 (0) 417 879 821

Dr. Francisco J. Morales
Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Institute of Food Science, Technology and Nutrition (ICTAN), Jose Antonio Novais 10, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Tel. + 34 91 549 2300
Interests: food chemistry; chemical modifications in processed foods; Maillard reaction; caramelization; chemical contaminants; risk/benefits evaluation; acrylamide; advanced glycation end products; kinetic modeling; bakery products; coffee; potato

Prof. Dr. Colm O'Donnell
School of Biosystems Engineering, University College Dublin, Dublin 4, Ireland
Interests: food process engineering; process analytical technology; novel food processing

Prof. Dr. Barry J Parsons
Professor of Nutritional Biochemistry, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Leeds metroplitan University, Calverley Street, Leeds , LS1 3HE, UK
Tel. + (0)113 812 0000
Interests: antioxidants; reactive oxidative species; polysaccharides; diet and cancer

Dr. Abani K. Pradhan
Department of Nutrition and Food Science and Center for Food Safety and Security Systems, University of Maryland, 0112 Skinner Building, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Tel. 301 405 4502; Fax: 301 314 3313
Interests: food safety; risk analysis; quantitative risk assessment; food safety engineering; predictive microbiology; molecular epidemiology; food quality; HACCP; food process engineering

Prof. Dr. Shridhar K. Sathe
Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, The Florida State Unviersity, Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1493, USA
Tel. +1-(850) 644-5837; Fax: +1-(850) 645-5000
Interests: physicochemical and nutritional aspects of food chemistry; research emphasis in protein biochemistry and food allergies

Dr. Geoffrey Savage
Food Group, Department of Wine, Food and Molecular Biosciences, Agriculture and Life Sciences, Lincoln University, Canterbury, New Zealand
Interests: positive components of honey; antinutritive compounds in foods; oxalates in foods and effects of cooking and processing; effects of absorbed oxalates on human metabolism; composition and nutritive features of new foods

Prof. Dr. Juan L. Silva
Food Processing and Safety Department of Food Science, Nutrition, and Health Promotion, Mississippi State University, 945 Stone Blvd., Herzer Bldg., Box 9805, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
Tel. 662/325-3200; Fax: 662/325-8728
Interests: food technology/science; aquaculture; fruits and vegetables and nuts; food safety; haccp; food processing; bioactive components; shelf life foods; food engineering

Professor Harjinder Singh
RIDDET INSTITUTE, Massey University, Private Bag 11-222, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Tel. +64 6 350 4401 (DDI); Fax: +64 6 350 5655
Interests: understanding structures, interactions, and functions of food proteins; food emulsions, encapsulation, protection and delivery of bioactive compounds in foods and food formulations

Prof. Dr. J. Scott Smith
Food Science Institute, Dept of Animal Sci & Ind, 208 Call Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
Tel. +1 785 532 1219; Fax: +1 785 532 5681
Interests: antioxidants; spices; meat chemistry; browning reaction; analytical chemical methods; instrumentation; irradiation; heterocyclic amines; fats and oils; additives; chemical contaminants

Dr. Chrysoula Tassou
Hellenic Agricultural Organisation-DEMETER, Institute of Technology of Agricultural Products, Attica, Greece
Tel. +30-2102845940
Interests: food microbiology; food safety; food preservation; mycotoxins; probiotics; emerging technologies; biopreservation; food pathogens

Prof. Dr. Hans Verhagen
Senior Scientific Advisor 'Nutrition and Food Safety', National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), The Netherlands
Tel. +31 30 274 3391
Interests: nutrition; toxicology; food safety; health claims; novel foods; risk-benefit assessment; functional foods; food fortification; biomarkers; antioxidants; food reformulation; nutrient profiles; logo's

Prof. Dr. Joe Vinson
Department of Chemistry, University of Scranton, USA
Interests: analytical chemistry, diabetology, nutritional biochemistry, glycation, ascorbic acid, antioxidant assays, lipids, diabetes, metabolism, food chemistry, anthocyanins, nutraceuticals, phytochemicals, bioactive, herbal medicine

Dr. Carol A Wallace
Institute of Nutritional Sciences and Applied Food Safety Studies, School of Sport, Tourism and the Outdoors, University of Central Lancashire , Preston, PR1 2HE, UK
Tel. +44 (0)1772 893657
Interests: food safety management; the effectiveness of HACCP-based food safety management systems; foodborne disease

Dr. Qin Wang
Nutrition and Food Science Department, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Tel. 301 405 8421
Interests: biopolymer biophysics, food nanotechnology; micro- and nano-encapsulation for controlled release; functional foods; nutrient delivery; biodegradable packaging materials; microgreen; antimicrobial agents and antioxidants; biosensor; biopolymer coatings

Dr. Danyang Ying
CSIRO Animal, Food & Health Sciences 671 Sneydes Road, Werribee, Melbourne, VIC3030, Australia
Interests: microencapsulation; targeted and controlled release delivery; bioactives; functional foods; probiotics; materials science and process engineering; drying; fluid bed coating; extrusion; biomaterials; biopolymers; water sorption; physical properties; glass transition; reaction kinetics; computer modelling

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