International Food Risk Analysis Journal-First Issue Launched
“InTech Open Access publisher, building on its collection and variety of highly successful scientific journals, announces the first issue of the International Food Risk Analysis Journal (IFRAJ), published under the Open Access model and edited with the support of Health Canada’s Food Directorate and Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ). The journal is also available in French. Dr. Samuel Godefroy, Director General of Health Canada’s Food Directorate, and Dr. Paul Brent, Chief Scientist at FSANZ, address the international scientific community underlining the significance of their newly-established collaboration with InTech as follows, ‘Health Canada's Food Directorate and Food Standards Australia New Zealand are proud to support the publication of the International Food Risk Analysis Journal (IFRAJ). Our ability to publish the outcomes of our risk analysis activities in a peer reviewed open-access journal such as IFRAJ will contribute significantly to achieving our commitment to transparency by making available the scientific underpinnings that guide Canada's and Australia/New-Zealand standard setting decisions. As the Co-Editors in Chief of IFRAJ, we invite all of our peers and colleagues in the field of food regulatory science to submit their work for publication in IFRAJ and further contribute in disseminating the knowledge base supporting food regulatory decisions internationally. ¨The first issue of the journal contains one paper that discusses internationally recognized approaches for the post-market risk assessment of food contaminants that are both genotoxic and carcinogenic, and a second paper that focuses on assessing the health risks associated with the consumption of Canadian grade A eggs internally contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis...’"