About Journal

About the Journal

The permit for the journal of Food Hygiene was issued in the sixty-seventh session of Examination and Verification Commission of Islamic Azad University on July fifth, 2010, and the first issue of the journal was issued in the spring of 2011.

The journal is supported by the Islamic Azad University, Tabriz Branch.

On December 12’th  2012 the journal was ranked as a scientific research journal by the Research Planning and Policy Office and Scientific Journals’ Commission of the Ministry of Science, Research, and Information Technology.

The Journal of Food Hygiene has been indexed in DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals), "CABI", "Islamic World Science Citation Center"(ISC), "Google Scholar""Scientific Information Database"(SID), and "Noor Professional Journals Database"(Noormags).

The journal of Food Hygiene is a periodical that publishes four issues every yearThis journal is published quarterly. Each issue contains eight articles in Persian with English abstracts. The papers are received through the journal’s website address http://jfh.iaut.ac.ir/; after verification in the editorial board’s meeting, they are reviewed by three professional reviewers, and after scientific and grammatical editing, the papers are published.

The acceptance and publication process of the papers is very exact and clear-cut, and only high-quality scientific papers are published in the shortest possible time.

All reviewing and publication steps of the papers are full papers are open to access at the university website.

Food Hygiene journal carries a manuscript submission fee of 1,500,000 Iranian Rial (IRR) and a manuscript processing fee of 3,500,000 IRR upon submission of each new manuscript.


License terms

The whole content of the journal is made freely available for non-commercial purposes, users are allowed to copy and redistribute the material, transform, and build upon the material as long as they cite the source. 


 Copying and using articles in this publication is Creative Commons Attribution 4

Open Access Policy

With the launch of an integrated management system for publications in Tabriz Branch, Islamic Azad University, all articles of the journal of Food Hygiene are freely accessible. This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


open access

Acceptance Rate at 1399: %36

Acceptance Rate at 1398: %50

Submission to First Decision Time: One week

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