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Announcements
  • Foodborne Pathogens and Disease is pleased to announce that Dr. Todd Callaway, Department of Animal and Dairy Science, University of Georgia, will be assuming the role as Editor-in-Chief of Foodborne Pathogens and Disease on April 1, 2021, taking over the mantle from Stephen P. Oliver, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Animal Science & Former Co-Director of the Food Safety Center of Excellence, The University of Tennessee. We warmly thank Dr. Oliver for his years of hard work and dedication which have made Foodborne Pathogens and Disease the excellent publication that it is today.

  • Special Collection on Bioterrorism Research
    Stay ahead of this fast-moving field of research by accessing our most relevant papers on the topic of bioterrorism. Available for a limited time, access our collection of relevant and recently-published papers from some of our most prominent titles including Applied Biosafety, Biotechnology Law Report, Foodborne Pathogens and Disease, Health Security, and OMICS: A Journal of Integrative Biology. We are pleased to share this research with you through September 30, 2022.

Aims & Scope


Foodborne Pathogens and Disease is one of the most inclusive scientific publications on the many disciplines that contribute to food safety. Spanning an array of issues from "farm-to-fork," the Journal bridges the gap between science and policy to reduce the burden of foodborne illness worldwide.

Foodborne Pathogens and Disease coverage includes:

  • Agroterrorism
  • Safety of organically grown and genetically modified foods
  • Emerging pathogens
  • Emergence of drug resistance
  • Methods and technology for rapid and accurate detection
  • Strategies to destroy or control foodborne pathogens
  • Novel strategies for the prevention and control of plant and animal diseases that impact food safety
  • Biosecurity issues and the implications of new regulatory guidelines
  • Impact of changing lifestyles and consumer demands on food safety

Foodborne Pathogens and Disease is under the editorial leadership of Editor-in-Chief Todd R. Callaway, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Animal and Dairy Science, University of Georgia, and other leading investigators. View the entire editorial board.

Audience: Food scientists, food chemists, agricultural safety experts, food preservation & processing specialists, infectious disease researchers, public health and government agencies, and veterinary scientists, among others

Indexing/Abstracting:

  • PubMed/MEDLINE
  • PubMed Central
  • Current Contents®/Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences
  • Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  • EMBASE/Excerpta Medica
  • EMBiology
  • Scopus
  • EMCare
  • AGRICOLA
  • Chemical Abstracts
  • CAB Abstracts
  • Global Health
  • FSTA® (formerly Food Science and Technology Abstracts)
  • SafetyLit
  • BenchSci
The views, opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations set forth in any Journal article are solely those of the authors of those articles and do not necessarily reflect the views, policy or position of the Journal, its Publisher, its editorial staff or any affiliated Societies and should not be attributed to any of them.