About the Journal

Editor-in-chief: Hamit KOKSEL

ISSN 1757-837X (online edition)
ISSN 1757-8361 (paper edition 2009-2014)


Aim and Scope

'Quality Assurance and Safety of Crops & Foods' is an international peer-reviewed journal publishing research and review papers associated with the quality and safety of food and food sources including cereals, grains, oilseeds, fruits, root crops and animal sources. It targets both primary materials and their conversion to human foods. There is a strong focus on the development and application of new analytical tools and their potential for quality assessment, assurance, control and safety. The scope includes issues of risk assessment, traceability, authenticity, food security and socio-economic impacts. Manuscripts presenting novel data and information that are likely to significantly contribute to scientific knowledge in areas of food quality and safety will be considered .

QAS also considers exceptional manuscripts on the effect of food contents on human health as "Basic clinical and basic research on food and human disease, nutrients and disease, food and human health" for publication. Scope of such manuscript within Bioactive compounds found in foods and crops, which shows pharmacological effect in human diseases eg: diabetes, hypertension, Cardiovascular Diseases; Biochemistry of food; Biophysics; Cell biology; Enzyme chemistry and technology; Genetic expression; Lipid research; Membrane biology and chemistry; Pharmacological properties of food bioactive ingredients in foods; Phytopathology; Biosynthesis of flavour precursors in food items.

'Quality Assurance and Safety of Crops & Foods' provides a forum for all those working in the specialist field of food quality and safety to report on the progress and outcomes of their research.

Indexing and abstracting 

'Quality Assurance and Safety of Crops & Foods' is listed in:

  • Agricola (USDA/ARS NAL)
  • Agroforestry Abstracts (CABI)
  • CAB Abstracts® (CABI)
  • CAS: Chemical Abstracts Service (ACS)
  • Current Contents®: Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences (Clarivate Analytics)
  • Forestry Abstracts (CABI)
  • Global Health (CABI)
  • Horticultural Science Abstracts (CABI)
  • Nutrition Abstracts & Reviews Series A: Human & Experimental (CABI)
  • Postharvest News & Information (CABI)
  • Review of Agricultural Entomology (CABI)
  • Review of Medical & Veterinary Mycology (CABI)
  • Science Citation Index Expanded (Clarivate Analytics)
  • SCImago Journal & Country Rank
  • SCOPUS (Elsevier)
  • Soils & Fertilizer Abstracts (CABI)
  • Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics)
  • Google Scholar

Open access publishing fee

The journal ‘Quality Assurance and Safety of Crops & Foods’ will be published as an Open Access journal from January 1, 2020.  The articles, will publish in 2020 (Submitted after May 1, 2019), will be liable to pay APC. The publishing fee for publishing your Open Access article is 1100 USD. The fee has to be paid upon acceptance of an article