Special Issue "Chemical Contaminants and Residues in Beverages"

A special issue of Beverages (ISSN 2306-5710).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 10 March 2020.

Special Issue Editor

Prof. Dr. María Carmen Garrigós Selva
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Guest Editor
Analytical Chemistry, Nutrition & Food Sciences Department, University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain
Interests: polymer characterization and degradation; innovative biodegradable polymers; food active packaging; bio-nanocomposites; environmentally-friendly additives; natural antioxidants/antimicrobials; valorisation of agro-food wastes and by-products; edible films and coatings; encapsulation systems for bioactive compounds

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Chemical contaminants and residues in the beverages industry can be present as a result of processing or storage; showing a final impact on the quality and safety of the food product and increasing consumer concern. Some examples of chemical contaminants could be those released from the manufacture of food contact materials, undeclared ingredients or impurities present on food additives, veterinary drugs and pesticide residues, heat-generated toxic residues, heavy metals, organic substances, natural toxins, among others. Risk assessment and analytical methods to monitor and control the presence of these substances are necessary.

Original and review papers dealing with all aspects of chemical contaminants and residues in beverages are welcome for inclusion in this Special Issue; including those related to the presence of main chemical contaminants and processes involved in this contamination, their implications on human health, and analytical methods used for their determination and control in beverages.

Prof. Mari Carmen Garrigós Selva
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Beverages is an international peer-reviewed open access quarterly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1000 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.


  • chemical contaminants
  • residues
  • beverages
  • food contact materials
  • food additives
  • analytical methods

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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