Journal of Food Protection

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First published in 1937, the Journal of Food Protection® is a refereed monthly publication. Each issue contains scientific research and authoritative review articles reporting on a variety of topics in food science pertaining to food safety and quality. The journal is internationally recognized as the leading publication in the field of food microbiology with a readership exceeding 11,000 scientists from 70 countries.

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JFP Scientific Editors

  • Joshua Gurtler

    Scientific Editor


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  • Lauren S. Jackson

    Scientific Editor


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  • Elliot T. Ryser

    Scientific Editor

    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Michigan State University

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  • Panagiotis Skandamis

    Scientific Editor

    Agricultural University of Athens

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Editorial Staff

  • Lisa K. Hovey

    Managing Editor

    International Association for Food Protection

    +1 515.276.3344

    +1 515.276.8655

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  • Didi Loynachan

    JFP Administrative Editor

    International Association for Food Protection

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    +1 515.276.8655

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