Section Editors

Section Board for 'Food Quality and Safety' (63)

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Prof. Dr. Susana Casal
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Section Editor-in-Chief
REQUIMTE, Laboratory of Bromatology and Hydrology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto, Rua de Jorge Viterbo Ferreira, 228, 4050-313 Porto, Portugal
Interests: analytical methods; food lipids; food technology; food authenticity; food safety; food waste
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Prof. Dr. Eva María Doménech Antich
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Institute of Food Engineering for Development (IUIAD), Department of Food Technology (DTA), Universitat Politècnica de València, Camino de Vera s/n, 46022 Valencia, Spain
Interests: quantitative risk assessment; food safety analysis; risk management
Dr. Maria Luisa Amodio
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Department of The Science of Agriculture, Food, Natural Resource and Engineering (DAFNE), Università degli studi di Foggia, Foggia, Italy
Interests: postharvest technology; quality; shelf-life; hyperspectral imaging; NIR
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Dr. Malik Altaf Hussain
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School of Science, Western Sydney University, Penrith, Australia
Interests: food innovation; novel foods; alternative protein sources; food nutrition and health; food security
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Dr. Diana De Santis
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Department for Innovation in Biological, Agro-food and Forest Systems DIBAF, University of Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy
Interests: food quality; sensory analysis; volatile profile; consumer preference; bioactive compounds; antioxidant effects; essential oils; hydrolates; functional food; olive oil
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Prof. Dr. Antonio Piga
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Department of Agriculture, University of Sassari, Viale Italia 39, 07100 Sassari, Italy
Interests: olive oil; table olives; food by-products; polyphenols
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Prof. Dr. Tong Chen
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Key Laboratory of Plant Resources, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100093, China
Interests: fruit ripening; fruit quality maintenance; responses to fungal pathogens; postharvest biology and technology
Dr. Jan Mei Soon
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School of Sport and Health Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health and Well-being, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
Interests: food fraud; food safety; food allergen management; food safety management; food integrity; foodborne diseases
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Dr. Petru Jitaru
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French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES),Laboratory for Food Safety, 14, Pierre & Marie Curie, F-94701 Maisons-Alfort, France
Interests: trace elements in food; analytical method development; inorganic chemical hazards; risks assessment
Prof. Dr. Eleni Tsantili
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Department of Crop Science, Agricultural University of Athens (AUA), Athens, Greece
Interests: ripening physiology; pre and postharvest fruit treatments; storage; abiotic stress; ethylene; phytochemicals; texture; quality
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Dr. Olga Escuredo
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Department of Vegetal Biology and Soil Science, Faculty of Science, University of Vigo, As Lagoas, 32004 Ourense, Spain
Interests: characterization of honeybee products; melissopalynology; unifloral honeys; physicochemical properties; sensorial characterization; healthy compounds
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Prof. Dr. M. Carmen Seijo
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Department of Vegetal Biology and Soil Science, Faculty of Science, University of Vigo, As Lagoas, 32004 Ourense, Spain
Interests: characterization of honeybee products; melissopalynology; unifloral honeys; physicochemical properties; sensorial characterization; healthy compounds
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Dr. Jinhe Bai
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USDA-ARS, Horticultural Research Laboratory, Ft. Pierce, FL, USA
Interests: postharvest plant physiology; postharvest handling and storage of fruit; packaging; controlled atmosphere; modified humidity (MH) packaging; edible coating; volatile flavor
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Prof. Dr. Sidonia Martinez
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Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Vigo, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
Interests: food processing; food quality; food storage; nutritional properties; sensory attributes
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Prof. Dr. Yun Wang
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School of Food and Biological Engineering, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang 212013, China
Interests: food safety; mycotoxins degradation and detoxification; antimicrobial potential of natural compounds in foods; postharvest physiology and pathology of fresh fruits and vegetables
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Prof. Dr. Natalia Arroyo-Manzanares
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Department of Analytical Chemistry, University of Murcia, 30100 Murcia, Spain
Interests: food authentication; food contaminants; mycotoxins; mass spectrometry; sample treatment
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Prof. Dr. E. S. Brito
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EMBRAPA Tropical Agroindustry, R Pernambuco, 2270 - Pici, CEP 60511-110 Fortaleza, CE, Brazil
Interests: bioactives; co-products; extraction; fruit; quality
Prof. Dr. Dennis Fiorini
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School of Science and Technology, Chemistry Division, University of Camerino, Camerino, Italy
Interests: food chemistry; food safety and quality; lipid science
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Prof. Dr. Masashi Ando
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Department of Fisheries, Kindai University, Nara, Japan
Interests: food storage; food quality; food structure; heavy metal
Dr. Rosario Ramirez
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Centro de Investigaciones Científicas y Tecnológicas de Extremadura (CICYTEX), Badajoz, Spain
Interests: hydrostatic high pressure processing to different matrices: meat and vegetable products; active packaging of meat and dry-cured meat products; valorisation and sustainable development of agrifood by-products
Prof. Dr. Andreas L. Lopata
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Molecular Allergy Research Laboratory, College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences, Australian Institute of Tropical Health & Medicine, James Cook University, Douglas, QLD 4811, Australia
Interests: tropomyosin; shellfish; shrimp; mollusc; food allergy; parvalbumin; fish allergy; IgE antibody; food allergen; seafood
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Dr. Sonia Marin
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Food Technology Department, AGROTECNIO-CERCA Center, University of Lleida, Rovira Roure 191, 25198 Lleida, Spain
Interests: food safety; mycotoxins; nuts and cereals; predictive mycology; fermented foods
Dr. Paul B. Brown
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Aquaculture Research Laboratory, Forestry and Natural Resources, College of Agriculture, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
Interests: aquaculture; aquaponics; nutrition
Prof. Dr. Donatella Albanese
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Department of Industrial Engineering (DIIn), University of Salerno, 84084 Fisciano, Italy
Interests: food quality; food safety; food shelf-life extension; food characterization; biosensors; immunosensors
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Prof. Dr. Markus Stieger
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Department of Agrotechnology and Food Sciences, Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Interests: food quality and safety; food sciences and technology; physical chemistry; food engineering; taste research; texture; sensory sciences
Dr. Maria Rosário Bronze
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1. Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (iBET), Apartado 127, 2784-505 Oeiras, Portugal
2. Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon, Avenida Professor Gama Pinto, 1649-003 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: food; health prevention; quality; security; phytochemicals; bioacessibility; bioavailability; bioactivity
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Dr. Jagger Harvey
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Feed the Future Innovation Lab for the Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss, Department of Plant Pathology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
Interests: global food security partnerships; mycotoxins; molecular plant pathology; post-harvest loss; crop improvement
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Dr. Andreas Kimon Karatzas
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Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, University of Reading, PO Box 226, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6AP, UK
Interests: listeria monocytogenes; Salmonella, Staphylococcus aureus; high hydrostatic pressure; bacterial acid resistance; glutamate decarboxylase system; food safety; antimicrobials
Prof. Dr. Hans Verhagen
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Nutrition Innovation Centre for Food and Health (NICHE), Ulster University, Northern Ireland
Interests: food safety; nutrition; novel foods; health claims; risk-benefit assessment
Prof. Dr. Giuseppina Marilia Tantillo
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Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Bari "Aldo Moro", Bari, Italy
Interests: food safety; food hygiene; food microbiology; chemical risk in foods; commercial fraud
Prof. Dr. Barbara Cardazzo
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Department of Comparative Biomedicine and Food Science, Università degli Studi di Padova, Padua, Italy
Interests: food safety; food microbiota; shelf-life of food products; food spoilage
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Dr. Alessandra Bendini
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Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Interests: food technology; food analysis; food chemistry; olive oil quality and authenticity; sensory analysis; lipid oxidation; antioxidants; flavour
Nutrition and Food Science Department, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
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
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Prof. Dr. Reza Ovissipour
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Department of Food Science and Technology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
Interests: seafood processing; value-added products; alternative proteins including algae, insects, plants, food, and agricultural wastes; microbiology; rapid detection technology; novel sanitizers; cellular agriculture
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Dr. Ting Zhou
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Guelph Research and Development Center, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada/Government of Canada, Guelph, ON, Canada
Interests: mycotoxin in food/feed; mycotoxin detoxification; food chemical safety; biological control; fungal spoilage
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Dr. Joaquín Gómez Estaca
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Institute of Food Science, Technology and Nutrition (ICTAN, CSIC), Madrid, Spain
Interests: valorization; encapsulation; edible films; active packaging; seafood products
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Prof. Dr. Liguang Xu
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State Key Lab of Food Science and Technology, International Joint Research Laboratory for Biointerface and Biodetection, School of Food Science and Technology, Jiangnan University, Wuxi 214122, China
Interests: food safety; fast detection; biosensor; bioimaging
Prof. Dr. Maria Martuscelli
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Faculty of Bioscience and Technology for Food, Agriculture and Environment, University of the studies of Teramo, via Balzarini 1, 64100 Teramo, Italy
Interests: biogenic amines; food quality
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Dr. Enrico Valli
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Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences (DISTAL), Alma Mater Studiorum-Università di Bologna, 47521 Cesena, Italy
Interests: olive oil; food quality; food authenticity; chromatography; sensory analysis
Prof. Dr. Julie Garden-Robinson
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Nutrition & Food Safety, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, USA
Interests: food science; food safety; applied nutrition for all ages
Dr. Luca Chiesa
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Department of Health Animal Science and Food Safety Research center for the study of residues in foods of animal origin, University of Milan, Via Celoria, 10-20133 Milano, Italy
Interests: food safety; food inspection; high-resolution mass spectrometry; metabolomics; gas chromatography
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Prof. Dr. Alessandra Guidi
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Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Pisa, Via Delle Piagge 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
Interests: food safety; food safety management systems; HACCP; food certification; food quality; food and feed contaminants; food process; smart technologies; dematerialization
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Dr. Francesca Venturi
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Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Interests: food technology; food quality; novel foods; sensory analysis; shelf life; storage; wine; olive oil; bread; sourdough
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Prof. Dr. Matteo Alessandro Del Nobile
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Department of Agricultural Sciences, Food and Environment, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
Interests: packaging; food preservation; sanitizing techniques; active compounds in the process and active packaging systems; functional food; by-product valorization
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Prof. Dr. Jean-Paul Vernoux
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Normandie University, UNICAEN, Unité de Recherche Aliments Bioprocédés Toxicologie Environnements (ABTE) EA 4651, 14000 Caen, France
Interests: food toxicology; marine products; food safety; risk analysis; microalgae; phycotoxins; ciguatera; functional food; cheese microbiology
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Prof. Dr. Cristina L. M. Silva
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Universidade Católica Portuguesa, CBQF - Centro de Biotecnologia e Química Fina - Laboratório Associado, Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Rua Diogo Botelho 1327, 4169-005 Porto, Portugal
Interests: food processing; mathematical modeling; quality kinetics; predictive microbiology; non-thermal technologies; transport phenomena; design and optimization of the food chain; sustainable technology solutions
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Prof. Dr. Isabel Ferreira
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LAQV/REQUIMTE - Laboratório de Bromatologia e Hidrologia, Departamento de Ciências Químicas, Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto, 4099-313 Porto, Portugal
Interests: food quality/authenticity; impact of beneficial and harmful compounds on dietary patterns and sustainable foods; chemical contaminants; analytical methods; in vitro gastro-intestinal digestion; sensory analysis; bioactive food compounds
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Dr. Urszula Tylewicz
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Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences, University of Bologna, 47521 Cesena, Italy
Interests: non-thermal technologies for fruit and vegetable processing (pulsed electric field, ultrasound, vacuum impregnation, osmotic dehydration, high pressure homogenization); waste and byproduct valorization; sustainable food production
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Prof. Dr. Richard E. Goodman
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Food Allergy Research and Resource Program, Department of Food Science & Technology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1901 North 21St Street, Lincoln, NE 68588-6207, USA
Interests: allergenic proteins; food allergy; celiac disease; risk assessment
Dr. Pratik Banerjee
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Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA
Interests: food safety; rapid diagnostics; molecular epidemiology; biosensors; risk assessment
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Prof. Dr. Vincenzo Gerbi
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Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Science, University of Turin, Grugliasco, Italy
Interests: wine technology; wine chemistry; grape phenols; grape and wine aromas
Dr. Saji George
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Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Nanotechnology for Food and Agriculture, Department of Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Macdonald-Stewart Building, Room-1039, Macdonald Campus, McGill University, 21,111 Lakeshore, Ste Anne de Bellevue, QC H9X 3V9, Canada
Interests: food safety- chemical and microbial
Dr. Silvia Pichardo
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Area of Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy, C/Profesor García González n°2, Universidad de Sevilla, 41012 Seville, Spain
Interests: cylindrospermopsin; food safety; toxicology
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Dr. Tomás Herraiz
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Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología de Alimentos y Nutrición (ICTAN), Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), Madrid, Spain
Interests: alkaloids; biotransformation; oxidoreductases; monoamine oxidase; molecular toxicology; reactive oxygen species; chromatographic and mass spectrometric analysis
Prof. Dr. Isabel Sierra Alonso
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Departamento de Tecnología Química y Ambiental, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, 28933 Móstoles, Spain
Interests: contaminants; bioactive compounds; natural toxins; miniaturization; microextraction; sample preparation; liquid chromatography; mass spectrometry; novel sorbents; analytical methods
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Dr. Barbara Speranza
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Department of Agriculture, Food, Natural Resources and Engineering (DAFNE), University of Foggia, 71122 Foggia, Italy
Interests: food preservation and food science; starter cultures; food microbiology and safety; microbial biofilm; innovative functional foods
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Prof. Dr. Ursula Andrea Gonzales-Barron
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CIMO Mountain Research Center, School of Agriculture, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Santa Apolónia Campus, 5300-253 Bragança, Portugal
Interests: predictive microbiology; quantitative risk assessment; meta-analysis; statistical quality control; Bayesian applications; experimental designs; shelf-life determination
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Dr. Dirk W. Lachenmeier
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Chemical and Veterinary Investigation Agency Karlsruhe, Weissenburger Strasse 3, 76187 Karlsruhe, Germany
Interests: food toxicology; regulatory toxicology; food safety; epidemiology; risk assessment; chemical contaminants; cancer; alcoholic beverages; ethanol; acetaldehyde; thujone; formaldehyde; furan
Dr. Mark Mooney
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Institute for Global Food Security, School of Biological Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland
Interests: food safety; chemical residue monitoring; analytical method development; biosensor-based contaminant screening; veterinary drug detection; mass spectrometry analysis; metabolomic/proteomic profiling
Dr. Debabrata Biswas
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Department of Animal and Avian Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Interests: food safety; foodborne bacterial pathogens; colonization; zoonotic diseases; cynobiotics and prevention with natural antimicrobial
Dr. Marie Thérèse Charles
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Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Research and Development Centre, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC J3B 3E6, Canada
Interests: fruit; vegetable; post-harvest physiology; quality; physical treatment; UV-C hormesis; conservation; antioxidant
Dr. Sara Panseri
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Dipartimento di Scienze Veterinarie per la Salute, la Produzione Animale e la Sicurezza Alimentare, Università degli Studi di Milano, 20133 Milano, Italy
Interests: food safety; food inspection; high-resolution mass spectrometry; metabolomics, gas chromatography
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Prof. Dr. Saskia Van Ruth
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Food Quality and Design Group, Wageningen University and Research, P.O. Box 8129, 6700 EV Wageningen, The Netherlands
Interests: food identity; food authenticity and fraud; analytical chemistry
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