Food Analytical Methods covers fundamental and specific aspects of the development, optimization, and practical implementation in routine laboratories, and validation of food analytical methods for the monitoring of food safety and quality.

The journal features original articles, review articles, and notes on novel and/or state-of-the-art analytical methods or issues to be solved, as well as significant improvements or interesting applications to existing methods. These include analytical technology and methodology for food microbial contaminants, food chemistry and toxicology, food quality, food authenticity and food traceability.

  • Includes the latest analytical methods for the monitoring of food safety and quality
  • Covers fundamental and specific aspects of the development, optimization, and practical implementation in routine laboratories, and validation of food analytical methods
  • Features original articles, review articles, and notes on novel and/or state-of-the-art analytical methods or issues to be solved
  • Includes coverage of significant improvements or interesting applications to existing methods
  • 100% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

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Editor-in-Chief
  • David Rodríguez-Lázaro
Publishing model
Hybrid. Open Access options available

Journal metrics

2.667 (2019)
Impact factor
2.551 (2019)
Five year impact factor
34 days
Submission to first decision
116 days
Submission to acceptance
285,313 (2019)
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Electronic ISSN
1936-976X
Print ISSN
1936-9751
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