Journal of Food Protection

formerly Journal of Milk and Food Technology (1947-1976)
formerly Journal of Milk Technology (1937-1946)

Journal of Food Protection is online at

First published in 1937, the Journal of Food Protection® includes refereed scientific research and authoritative review articles on a variety of food safety and protection topics. JFP is the leading publication in the field of food microbiology and remains the premiere journal dedicated to food safety. The journal is published by the International Association for Food Protection which is supported by the largest food science community.

JFP is indexed in Agricola, BIOSIS, FSTA, Chemical Abstracts, Dairy Science Abstracts–CABI, Google Scholar, Index Medicus, Pubmed/Medline, Scopus, Science Citation Index, and many more.

JFP Resources

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Institutional Subscribers

Subscribe to the Journal of Food Protection® and Food Protection Trends to stay up to date on the information you need, including scientific research and articles reporting on a variety of food safety and quality topics. Institutional subscribers will have access to subscribed content. Content more than five years old is free to read.

JFP Scientific Editors

    • Elliot T. Ryser
    • Scientific Editor
    • Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Michigan State University
    • Panagiotis Skandamis
    • Scientific Editor
    • Agricultural University of Athens

Editorial Staff

    • Lisa K. Hovey
    • Managing Editor
    • International Association for Food Protection
    • Didi Loynachan
    • JFP Administrative Editor
    • International Association for Food Protection

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