Topical Collection "Feature Papers in Food Microbiology"

A topical collection in Microorganisms (ISSN 2076-2607). This collection belongs to the section "Food Microbiology".


Guest Editor
Prof. Giuseppe Comi

Department of Food Science, University of Udine, Via Sondrio, 2/a, 33100 Udine, Italy
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Interests: food microorganisms; spoilage; safety; hygiene; natural antimicrobial compounds; starters; food bioprotection and improvement; fermented foods and beverages; microbial ecology; toxin and mycotoxin; biomolecular methods

Topical Collection Information

Dear Colleagues,

As follows from the title, this Topical Collection “Feature Papers in Food Microbiology” aims to collect high-quality research articles, short communications, and review articles in all fields of food microbiology. Since the aim of this Topical Collection is to illustrate, through selected works, frontier research in food microbiology, we encourage Editorial Board Members of the Food Microbiology Section of Microorganisms to contribute papers reflecting the latest progress in their research field, or to invite relevant experts and colleagues to do so.

Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Food microbiology
  • Pathogenic microorganisms
  • Spoilage microorganisms
  • Interaction in food matrices
  • Detection (traditional and molecular methods, biosensors)
  • Starter cultures
  • Bacteriocins
  • Probiotics
  • Innovation in food protection
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Biotechnological aspects
  • Food antimicrobial compounds
  • Decontamination
  • Biofilms

Prof. Giuseppe Comi
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at 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 collection 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. Microorganisms 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 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.

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