Quality Assurance and Safety of Crops & Foods

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Impact Factor: 0.642

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2011: 90/128 (Food Science & Technology)

Online ISSN: 1757-837X


Quality Assurance and Safety of Crops and Foods is an international peer-reviewed journal publishing scientific primary research papers and review papers in the areas of foods, crops, cereals, grain, food safety and quality, food security and food technology.

It will focus on:

  • The research into and development of new analytical tools
  • The improvement of existing analytical tools
  • Assuring quality and safety
  • Ensuring traceability and authenticity
  • Contributions to food security
  • The technologies associated with harvesting, storing, processing and manufacture

The scope of publications will extend to cover relevant issues encompassed by:

  • Regulatory matters
  • Socio-economic impacts
  • Globalisation
  • Trade agreements
  • Activities of international organisations and agreements

From January 2013, Quality Assurance and Safety of Crops & Foods will be published by Wageningen Academic Publishers. Please see www.wageningenacademic.com/qas for further information.

Aims and Scope

This new journal will publish research papers from around the globe with the major focus on the research and developments of new analytical tools – methods and equipment – and the improvement of existing tools for assuring the quality and safety of cereals, crops and derived foods and feeds, refined products and ingredients; to ensure traceability and authenticity; to contribute to food security; and to describe the technologies associated with harvesting, storing, processing and manufacturing of crops and foods, feeds, ingredients and other refined products. The scope of publications will also cover other disciplines related to food and feed quality and safety, such as legal requirements, regulations, socio-economic impact, globalisation and trade, food security, international organisations and agreements.

The aims of the journal are:

  • To give voice to all country members and corporate members of ICC, partners of MoniQA and journal subscribers
  • To publish the work and activities of the ICC technical working groups and MoniQA working groups
  • To inform about new regulations, political decisions, and agreements affecting global trade of cereals and other crops, foods and feeds
  • To inform about relevant meetings and training opportunities, educational programmes and association news
  • To report on various meetings and workshops
  • To report on relevant research projects (e.g. MoniQA coordinated by ICC, HealthGrain, ISEKI Food-2 and others)

Abstracting and Indexing Information

  • Agroforestry Abstracts (CABI)
  • CAB Abstracts® (CABI)
  • CAS: Chemical Abstracts Service (ACS)
  • Current Contents: Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences (Thomson Reuters)
  • Forestry Abstracts (CABI)
  • Global Health (CABI)
  • Horticultural Science Abstracts (CABI)
  • Nutrition Abstracts & Reviews Series A: Human & Experimental (CABI)
  • Postharvest News & Information (CABI)
  • Review of Agricultural Entomology (CABI)
  • Review of Medical & Veterinary Mycology (CABI)
  • Science Citation Index Expanded (Thomson Reuters)
  • Soils & Fertilizers Abstracts (CABI)
  • Web of Science (Thomson Reuters)