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Dr. Yan Lin

Assistant Editor
MDPI Haidian Office, Aerospace Cooperation Building, 8th Floor, No.99 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing 100190, China
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Editor

Prof. Dr. Christopher J. Smith

Editor-in-Chief
Manchester Food Research Centre, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hollings Faculty, Old Hall Lane, Manchester, M14 6HR, UK
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Interests: immunoassays for food analysis, rheology, allergy, and functional foods

Editorial Board

Dr. Federico Pallottino

CRA Agricultural Research Council , Roma, Latium, Italy
Interests: precision farming, proximal sensing, food quality evaluation, post-harvest, optoelectronics,image analysis, colorimetric analysis, rheometry, texture, multivariate statistics, VIS-NIR spectroscopy, logistic
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
Website: http://www.ibba.cnr.it/index.php/it/chi-siamo/personale-lista-completa/100
Interests: molecular methods for food safety and animal health (PCR, RT-PCR, array, NGS), foodborne pathogens, mastitis, genomics, metagenomics
Dr. Emilie Combet

School of Medicine, Human Nutrition, College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK
Website: http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/medicine/staff/emiliecombetaspray/http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/medicine/staff/emiliecombetaspray/
Interests: farm-to-fork; nutrition and the lifecycle, nutrition and stress
Contribution: Special Issue: Food Reformulation and Innovation for Human Health
In other journals:
Special Issue: Dietary Bioactive Compounds: Metabolism, Mechanisms and Translational Significance for Health and Prevention of Diseases
Dr. Rotimi Aluko

Department of Human Nutritional Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 2N2
Website: http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/afs/dept/hns/staff/aluko.html
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. Hans Verhagen

Senior Scientific Advisor 'Nutrition and Food Safety', National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), The Netherlands
Website: http://nl.linkedin.com/pub/hans-verhagen/1/aa6/617
Interests: nutrition; toxicology; food safety; health claims; novel foods; risk-benefit assessment; functional foods; food fortification; biomarkers; antioxidants; food reformulation; nutrient profiles; logo's
Dr. Anthony Fardet

INRA, Unit of Human Nutrition, Clermont-Ferrand-Theix-Lyon Research Center, 63122 Saint Genès-Champanelle, France
Website: http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Anthony_Fardet2
Interests: preventive and holistic nutrition; plant-based food health potential; cereal-based food products; processing and nutritional values; antioxidants; lipotropes; fibre
Contribution: Special Issue: Coarse Food Grain
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
Interests: food safety; foodborne bacterial pathogens; colonization; zoonotic diseases; cynobiotics and prevention with natural antimicrobial
Prof. Dr. Edgar Chambers IV

Distinguished Professor and Director, Sensory Analysis Center, Ice Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
Website: http://www.he.k-state.edu/hn/people/faculty/echambers/
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. Charles Brennan

Department of Wine, Food and Molecular Biosciences, Lincoln University, Lincoln 7647, Christchurch, New Zealand
Website: http://www.lincoln.ac.nz/staff-profile?staffid=charles.brennan
Interests: polysaccharide utilisation, glycemic response; dietary fibre; food structure and function
Contribution: Special Issue: Dietary Polysaccharides
In other journals:
Special Issue: Dietary Fibre: Biochemistry and Nutritional Science
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
Website: http://www3.cardiffmet.ac.uk/english/health/ndfs/people/pages/akanekanian.aspx
Interests: probiotics; bioactive compounds in foods; dairy products for their use in food formulations as health promoting nutraceuticals
Contribution: Special Issue: The Role of Probiotics and Prebiotics in Human Health
Prof. Dr. Peter R. Ellis

Biopolymers Group, Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine, King's College London, Franklin-Wilkins Building, 150 Stamford Street, London SE1 9NH, UK
Website: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/medicine/research/divisions/dns/about/people/Profiles/peterellis.aspx
Interests: Structure and function of plant food polysaccharides; dietary fibre; mechanisms of starch digestion; gut function and postprandial metabolism
Dr. Andreas L. Lopata

Comparative Genomics Centre, James Cook University, Australia
Website: https://research.jcu.edu.au/portfolio/andreas.lopata/
Interests: food allergy; molecular allergology; occupational allergy; diagnostics; immunotherapeutics
Prof. Dr. Andrea Buettner

Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy, Emil Fischer Center, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Henkestr. 9, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
Website: http://www.lebensmittelchemie.nat.uni-erlangen.org/eagbuettner/index.shtml
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. Vincenzo Fogliano

Chair of the Food Quality Design group, University of Wageningen, The Netherlands
Website: http://www.wageningenur.nl/en/Expertise-Services/Chair-groups/Agrotechnology-and-Food-Sciences/Food-Quality-and-Design-1.htm
Interests: acrylamides, food analysis, food quality, functional foods, product development
Dr. Tom Ross

Agricutlure and Food Systems, University of Tasmania, Australia
Interests: food microbiology, predictive microbiology, food safety, food safety
Dr. Manuela Mariotti

Department of Food, Environment and Nutritional Sciences, Food Science and Technology Division, University of Milan, Italy
Interests: food science and technology, cereal science and technology (cereals, minor cereals, pseudocereals), bread, baked goods, pasta
Contribution: Special Issue: Gluten-Free Foods
Dr. Mario Estévez

IPROCAR Research Institute, University of Extremadura, Avda Universidad s/n 10003, Caceres, Spain
Interests: protein oxidation, lipid oxidation, maillard Reaction, muscle foods, phytochemicals, natural antioxidants, food biochemistry, nutrition
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. Marzia Albenzio

Department of Food Science, Universita degli studi di Foggia, Italy
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. Francisco J. Morales

Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Institute of Food Science, Technology and Nutrition (ICTAN), Jose Antonio Novais 10, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Website: http://www.ictan.csic.es/en/investigacion/grupos-de-investigacion/modificaciones-quimicas-en-alimentos-procesados-chemprofood/
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
Dr. Chrysoula Tassou

Hellenic Agricultural Organisation-DEMETER, Institute of Technology of Agricultural Products, Attica, Greece
Interests: food microbiology; food safety; food preservation; mycotoxins; probiotics; emerging technologies; biopreservation; food pathogens
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. Maurizio Ciani

Department of Life and Environmental Science, Polytechnic University of Marche, Food, Industrial and Environmental microbiology Lab. Via Brecce Bianche, 60131, Ancona, Italy
Website: http://www.univpm.it/Entra/Engine/RAServePG.php/P/320710014196/idsel/522/docname/MAURIZIO%20CIANI
Interests: yeast fermentation processes; wine and beer fermentation; yeast physiology; bioprocess; biomass recycling
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. 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
Website: http://agnradmin.umd.edu/directory/Bio.cfm?ID=akp
Interests: food safety; risk analysis; quantitative risk assessment; food safety engineering; predictive microbiology; molecular epidemiology; food quality; HACCP; food process engineering
Prof. Dr. Francesco Capozzi

BioNMR Laboratory, Dept. Of Agro-Food Science and Technology, University of Bologna,Piazza Goidanich, 60, I-47521 Cesena (FC), Italy
Website: http://www.francescocapozzi.it/
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. J. Scott Smith

Food Science Institute, Dept of Animal Sci & Ind, 208 Call Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
Website: http://www.asi.ksu.edu/p.aspx?tabid=13&ItemID=54&mid=74&staff_category=Faculty
Interests: antioxidants; spices; meat chemistry; browning reaction; analytical chemical methods; instrumentation; irradiation; heterocyclic amines; fats and oils; additives; chemical contaminants
Dr. Michael Jahncke

Virginia Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Virginia Tech, 102 S. King St., Hampton, VA 23669, USA
Website: http://www.arec.vaes.vt.edu/virginia-seafood/index.html
Interests: food safety; food quality; food handling and processing; HACCP; microbiology; aquaculture
Contribution: Special Issue: Seafood Processing and Safety
Prof. Dr. Colm O'Donnell

School of Biosystems Engineering, University College Dublin, Dublin 4, Ireland
Website: http://www.ucd.ie/eacollege/biosystems/staff/academic/profcolmpodonnell/staff,100201,en.html
Interests: food process engineering; process analytical technology; novel food processing
Prof. Dr. Yun-Hwa Peggy Hsieh

Department of Nutrition, Food & Exercise Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306, USA
Website: http://www.chs.fsu.edu/Faculty-Staff/NFES-Faculty-and-Staff/Faculty/Yun-Hwa-Peggy-Hsieh-PhD
Interests: food immunochemistry; antibody development; rapid detection for food safety and quality; muscle food chemistry
Prof. Dr. Arun K. Bhunia

Molecular Food Microbiology Laboratory, Department of Food Science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
Website: https://ag.purdue.edu/foodsci/labs/bhunia/Pages/Research%20Group.aspx
Interests: microbiology; nanobiotechnology; pathogenesis; food safety
Contribution: Special Issue: Biosensors and Food Safety
Special Issue: Nanotechnology in Food Processing and Food Safety
In other journals:
Special Issue: Sensors for Food Safety and Quality
Prof. Dr. Jim Dickson

Dept. of Animal Science, Inter-Departmental Program in Microbiology, 2372 Kildee Hall, Iowa State University, Ames IA 50011, USA
Website: http://www.ans.iastate.edu/faculty/index.php?id=jdickson
Contribution: Special Issue: Microbiology Safety of Meat Products
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
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
Website: http://www.iit.edu/ifsh
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. Billy R. Hammond

Behavioral and Brain Sciences Program, Franklin College of Arts & Sciences, University of Georgia, USA
Interests: lutein; zeaxanthin; carotenoids; eye; retina; brain; vision; sensory
Contribution: Special Issue: Dietary Carotenoids and The Nervous System
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
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
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
Website: http://ag.arizona.edu/ans/faculty/marchello.html
Interests: meat science and muscle biology; safety issues regarding meat animals; other food items
Prof. Dr. Felix Barron

Food Nutrition and Packaging Science Department, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634, USA
Website: http://www.clemson.edu/cafls/departments/biosci/faculty_staff/barron_f.html
Interests: thermal processing; food packaging; probiotics; food engineering and HACCP and sanitation
Contribution: Special Issue: Thermal Processing of Foods
Special Issue: Fermented Foods and Probiotics
Dr. Qin Wang

Nutrition and Food Science Department, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Website: http://agnradmin.umd.edu/directory/Bio.cfm?ID=wangqin
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
Prof. Dr. Barry J Parsons

Professor of Nutritional Biochemistry, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Leeds metroplitan University, Calverley Street, Leeds , LS1 3HE, UK
Website: http://leedsmet.ac.uk/hss/subject_groups_professor_barry_parsons.htm
Interests: antioxidants; reactive oxidative species; polysaccharides; diet and cancer
Prof. Dr. Nancy Edwards

Grain Research Laboratory, Canadian Grain Commission, 1404-303 Main St., Winnipeg, MB, R3C 3G8, Canada
Interests: wheat quality; durum quality; rheology; cereal processing
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
Website: http://www.agnr.umd.edu/directory/Bio.cfm?ID=rbuchana
Interests: predictive microbiology, quantitative microbial risk assessment, microbial physiology, mycotoxicology, and HACCP systems
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
Website: http://www.fshn.msu.edu/directory/leslie_bourquin
Interests: diet and cancer risk; flavonoids; anthocyanins; food safety education; food safety management systems; international food safety
Prof. Dr. Marina Carcea

National Research Institute on Food and Nutrition (INRAN), Via Ardeatina 546, 00178 Roma, Italy
Website: https://www.icc.or.at/marina_carcea
Interests: cereal chemistry; cereal technology; food technological quality; vegetable foods technology and structure; food nutritional quality; food authenticity
Dr. Declan J. Bolton

Teagasc Food Research Centre, Ashtown, Dublin 15 Ireland
Website: http://www.teagasc.ie/food/research/staff/DeclanBolton.asp
Interests: food safety; microbiology; shiga toxin-producing escherichia coli; campylobacter; salmonella
Professor Harjinder Singh

RIDDET INSTITUTE, Massey University, Private Bag 11-222, Palmerston North, New Zealand
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. Shridhar K. Sathe

Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, The Florida State Unviersity, Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1493, USA
Website: http://www.chs.fsu.edu/Nutrition-Food-Exercise-Sciences/Graduate-Faculty/Shridhar-Sathe
Interests: physicochemical and nutritional aspects of food chemistry; research emphasis in protein biochemistry and food allergies
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
Website: http://www.uoguelph.ca/foodscience/users/mgriffit
Interests: food safety; food microbiology; microbial ecology and physiology
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
Interests: food technology/science; aquaculture; fruits and vegetables and nuts; food safety; haccp; food processing; bioactive components; shelf life foods; food engineering
Prof. Dr. John Mawson

School of Agricultural and Wine Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Boorooma Street, Locked Bag 588 Wagga Wagga, NSW, 2650, Australia
Interests: added-value processing of plant and dairy foods, functional foods, active packaging, postharvest technology, and the modelling of food quality across the supply chain
Prof. Dr. Jinyong Peng

College of Pharmacy, Dalian Medical University, Dalian, 116044 China
Website: http://www.academicpub.org/jmrd/file/Jinyong%20Peng.pdf
Interests: Natural products; Biological activity; Food analysis; Pharmacology; Molecular mechanism
Prof. Dr. Antonello Santini

Department of Pharmacy, University of Napoli Federico II, Via D. Montesano 49 Napoli, Italy
Website: http://www.lva.unina.it
Interests: food Chemistry; food safety; food contaminants; nutraceuticals; mycotoxins and secondary metabolites; risk assesment; food analysis; chemistry and food education
Contribution: Special Issue: Nutraceuticals: The New Frontier
Dr. Marie Thérèse Charles

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Research and Development Centre, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC J3B 3E6, Canada
Website: http://www.agr.gc.ca/fra/science-et-innovation/centres-de-recherche/quebec/centre-de-recherche-et-de-developpement-de-saint-jean-sur-richelieu/personnel-et-expertise-scientifiques/charles-marie-therese-phd/?id=1181933333492
Interests: Fruit; Vegetable; Post-harvest physiology; Quality; Physical treatment; UV-C hormesis; Conservation; Antioxidant
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