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 Stephen P. Oliver, PhD, Professor of Animal Science & Co-Director of the Food Safety Center of Excellence, The University of Tennessee, 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

Indexed/Abstracted in:

MEDLINE;

PubMed;

PubMed Central;

Current Contents®/Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences;

Science Citation Index Expanded;

Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition;

EMBASE/Excerpta Medica;

EMBiology;

Scopus;

EMCare;

AGRICOLA;

CAB Abstracts;

Global Health;

FSTA - Food Science and Technology Abstracts;

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.