Application of Chromatography and Spectroscopy in Natural Food Analysis II

A special issue of Foods (ISSN 2304-8158). This special issue belongs to the section "Food Analytical Methods".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 August 2024 | Viewed by 227

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LAQV/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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LAQV/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; chromatography; human digestion; food chemistry; food safety
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce a second edition of the special issue on "Application of Chromatography and Spectroscopy in Natural Food Analysis II". Built upon the success of the prior edition, we will continue to explore the most recent findings in advanced analytical techniques for natural food analysis.

Under this edition the adoption of green analytical approaches stands as a crucial theme, aligning with the growing awareness of the environmental impact of most analytical methods. We encourage contributions on eco-friendly methodologies, showcasing innovative omics applications and methodological harmonization that minimize environmental footprint while maintaining analytical robustness.

This second edition also places a spotlight on the detection of emerging contaminants, addressing the imperative need to safeguard food quality and safety. Articles focusing on food fraud and authenticity and rapid on-site testing are particularly welcome, reflecting the diverse challenges faced by the food industry.

Finally, to enhance the practical utility of analytical findings, we encourage submissions related to data handling and interpretation. This includes novel approaches for managing complex datasets generated by omics technologies, ensuring meaningful insights into natural food composition and quality.

Researchers are invited to contribute their expertise to this Special Issue, fostering collaborative efforts to advance knowledge in food science analysis. We look forward to receiving your innovative research on these pressing topics.

We look forward to receiving your innovative research on these pressing topics.

Dr. Susana Casal
Dr. Rebeca Cruz
Guest Editors

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 submissions that pass pre-check are 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. Foods is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly 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 2900 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.

Keywords

  • chromatography
  • spectroscopy
  • natural food analysis
  • eco-friendly methodologies
  • omics applications
  • rapid on-site testing
  • analytical techniques
  • emerging contaminants
  • food quality and safety
  • food fraud
  • food sustainability
  • data handling and interpretation
  • method development
  • methodological harmonization

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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