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Editorial Office

Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Christopher J. Smith
Manchester Food Research Centre, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hollings Faculty, Old Hall Lane, Manchester, M14 6HR, UK
Tel. +441612472655
E-Mail: c.x.smith@mmu.ac.uk
Interests: immunoassays for food analysis, rheology, allergy, and functional foods
Assistant Editor
Dr. Yan Lin
MDPI Haidian Office, Aerospace Cooperation Building, 8th Floor, No.99 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing 100190, China
Tel. +86 10 6280 0830
E-Mail: yan.lin@mdpi.com
Editorial Manager
Dr. Martyn Rittman
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland
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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
Website: http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/human_ecology/staff/hn_sciences/151.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. 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
Prof. Dr. Arun K. Bhunia
Department of Food Sciences, Purdue University, 745 Agriculture Mall Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
Fax: +1 765 494 7953
Website: https://ag.purdue.edu/foodsci/Pages/Profile.aspx?strAlias=bhunia&intDirDeptID=14
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
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
Website: http://www.teagasc.ie/food/research/staff/DeclanBolton.asp
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
Fax: (517) 353-8963
Website: http://fshn.msu.edu/directory/facultyBourquin.html
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
Website: http://www.lincoln.ac.nz/staff-profile?staffid=charles.brennan
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
Fax: 1-301-314-9146
Website: http://www.agnr.umd.edu/directory/Bio.cfm?ID=rbuchana
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
Fax: +39 0547 382348
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. Marina Carcea
National Research Institute on Food and Nutrition (INRAN), Via Ardeatina 546, 00178 Roma, Italy
Website: http://www.inran.it
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
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
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. 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
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: 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
Fax: +515 294 5066
Website: http://www.ans.iastate.edu/faculty/index.php?id=jdickson
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
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
Fax: +0207 848 4171
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. Mario Estévez
IPROCAR Research Institute, University of Extremadura, Avda Universidad s/n 10003, Caceres, Spain
Tel. +34927257100
Interests: protein oxidation, lipid oxidation, maillard Reaction, muscle foods, phytochemicals, natural antioxidants, food biochemistry, nutrition
Dr. David W. Everett
Riddet Institute Centre of Research Excellence| President, NZ Institute of Food Science and Technology 90A Hall Road, Sawyers Bay, Dunedin 9023 New Zealand
Website: nz.linkedin.com/in/dweverett
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
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)473624704
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
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. 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
Fax: +1 519 763 0952
Website: http://www.uoguelph.ca/foodscience/users/mgriffit
Interests: food safety; food microbiology; microbial ecology and physiology
Dr. Billy R. Hammond
Behavioral and Brain Sciences Program, Franklin College of Arts & Sciences, University of Georgia, USA
Tel. 706-542-4812; Fax: +1 706 542 3275
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
Prof. Dr. Yun-Hwa Peggy Hsieh
Department of Nutrition, Food & Exercise Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306, USA
Fax: (850) 645-5000
Dr. Michael Jahncke
Virginia Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Virginia Tech, 102 S. King St., Hampton, VA 23669, USA
Fax: (757) 727-4871
Website: http://www.arec.vaes.vt.edu/virginia-seafood/index.html
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
Fax: +44 29 2020 5039
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
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
Fax: +1-708-563-1873
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. 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. 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
Fax: +1-(520)-318-7019
Website: http://ag.arizona.edu/ans/faculty/marchello.html
Interests: meat science and muscle biology; safety issues regarding meat animals; other food items
Dr. Manuela Mariotti
DeFENS (Department of Food, Environmental 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, gluten-free foods, sugar-substitutes, starch, carbohydrates, hydrocolloids, dietary fiber, optimization of foods processing and formulations, food quality, wastes recovery and exploitation, food texture, food rheology (empirical, fundamental), microscopy (light, SEM, CLSM), image analysis, NIR, grains and flours testing methods, multivariate data analysis, DoE (Design of Experiments)
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
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
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
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
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
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
Fax: 301 314 3313
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
Dr. Tom Ross
Agricutlure and Food Systems, University of Tasmania, Australia
Interests: food microbiology, predictive microbiology, food safety, food safety
Prof. Dr. Shridhar K. Sathe
Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, The Florida State Unviersity, Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1493, USA
Fax: +1-(850) 645-5000
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. 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
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
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
Fax: +1 785 532 5681
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. 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
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 / 3318
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
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
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. 3014058421
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
Dr. Danyang Ying
CSIRO Animal, Food & Health Sciences 671 Sneydes Road, Werribee, Melbourne, VIC3030, Australia
Tel. +61 3 97313249
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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