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Special Issue "Foods of Animal Origin"
A special issue of Foods (ISSN 2304-8158).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 October 2017).
AgroFood Technology Department, Miguel Hernandez University, Spain
Interests: foods of animal origin; functional meat products; new functional and healthy ingredients; agro-food co-products, effect of animal feeding on milk quality and properties; quality and product development and improvement; essential oils
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Special Issue in Foods: Safety of Animal Products
Although the consumption of animal products continues to increase, the food safety issues of these products have a major impact on today's society by creating distrust among consumers. Products of animal origin have to agree with the growing demand for natural, additive-free, residue-free, healthy, safety, and sustainable foods. Aspects as authenticity, presence of foreign compounds, residues in foods are other important factors for the consumers and in the industry of foods of animal origin.
Among the innovations are new safety analyses, using of new ingredients, new technologies to its incorporation itself, organic packaging (new formats with less packaging or recyclable ones), new formulations, also special emphasis on health and safety aspects. Small changes in ingredients or external conditions can greatly affect the final quality and stability.
This Special Issue will discuss many of the challenges and innovations in foods of animal origin (meat and meat products, fish and seafood, milk and dairy foods), related to safety analysis, additive-free, new ingredients, which will open new opportunities for this industry.
Prof. Dr. Estrella Sayas-Barberá
Manuscript Submission Information
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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. Foods is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly 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 1200 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.
- foods of animal origin
- new ingredients
- safety analysis