Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Trends and Innovations in Food Science

Yehia El-Samragy

Ain Shams University

Professor Emeritus of Food Science, International Expert Trainer of Food Safety and Quality Management Systems, IRCA Lead Auditor/Tutor of QMS, and Food Safety, FSPCA Lead Instructor of PCQI and FSVP courses, registered Tutor of Highfield Food Safety and HACCP

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Internet of Things Artificial Intelligence Blockchain Climate Change Agroecosystems Pandemics Information Technology Problems Lack of Specific Food Supply Nanotechnology High-Pressure Technology PCR Membrane Technology

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The objective of this book is to make the food professionals acquainted with recent directions of the research work in food science. The different sections of this book project will describe the utilization of digital transformation in the food industry using the available applications of digital tools such as the internet of things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), sensor technologies, and blockchain. The effect of climate changes on the agro-industry will be discussed through the issues of climate changes, climate adaptation, agro-ecosystems, and environmental aspects and impacts. Recently, the food industry is subjected to unexpected new risks such as pandemics, lack of specific food supply, financial situations, and information technology problems so this too should be taken into consideration in the food science research work. As the food industry is a consumer-driven industry the continual improvement is a cornerstone in this industry. Recent technologies such as nanotechnology, membrane technology, and high-pressure technology besides the advanced analytical methods such as applications of the electron microscope and PCR would be covered.

Publishing process

Book initiated and editor appointed

Date completed: December 2nd 2021

Applications to edit the book are assessed and a suitable editor is selected, at which point the process begins.

Chapter proposals submitted and reviewed

Deadline Extended: Open for Submissions

Potential authors submit chapter proposals ready for review by the academic editor and our publishing review team.

Approved chapters written in full and submitted

Deadline for full chapters: February 28th 2022

Once approved by the academic editor and publishing review team, chapters are written and submitted according to pre-agreed parameters

Full chapters peer reviewed

Review results due: May 19th 2022

Full chapter manuscripts are screened for plagiarism and undergo a Main Editor Peer Review. Results are sent to authors within 30 days of submission, with suggestions for rounds of revisions.

Book compiled, published and promoted

Expected publication date: July 18th 2022

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About the editor

Yehia El-Samragy

Ain Shams University

Dr. El-Samragy has over four decades of a professional career bridged between academia and industry. He is Professor Emeritus of Food Science at Ain Sham University, Cairo, Egypt, and Visiting Research Professor at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY and Utah State University, Logan, UT, USA. He is an International Expert Trainer of Food Safety and Quality Management Systems. He worked as an Expert at some international organizations including FAO, UNIDO, UNDP, JECFA, ISO, USAID, ACDI-VOCA and DANIDA, in different projects of technology transfer, food standards, food product development, waste utilization, cleaner production, implementation of integrated management systems. He is IRCA Lead Auditor/Tutor of QMS, and Food Safety (HACCP & ISO/FSSC 22000) (IRCA Certificate # 01182132), and Lead Instructor, FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food Course (FSPCA Certificate # d16e213f) and FSPCA Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSPCA Certificate # d26bcf6b). Also, he registered and approved to deliver Food Safety and HACCP training and examinations leading to Highfield Qualifications (Highfield Tutor # 29012). He has extensive experience in delivering training courses on QMS, HACCP and ISO/FSSC 22000 in Egypt, Libya, Sudan, Zambia, Tanzania, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Gambia, South Africa, Uganda, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Jordan, Dubai, Sharjah, Syria, Bahrain, Lebanon, Kazakhstan, Russia, USA and Canada.

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