Call for Papers: April 2021 Supplement on Food and Beverage Analysis


LCGC is seeking contributed manuscripts for an April 2021 supplement on food and beverage analysis.

Manuscript scope and format

Articles for this special issue should address issues in food and beverage analysis using chromatographic or mass spectrometry techniques, or a combination of those. Suggested topics include food and beverage safety, pesticide residue analysis, analysis of particular nutrients, flavor analysis, food and beverage quality, authentication of origin, speciation analysis of metal contaminants, or other relevant topics.

Submissions from equipment manufacturers will be considered but must be devoid of promotional content. Discussions of new technology should not focus on a specific manufacturer’s instrument.

Manuscripts should be approximately 2500­­–3500 words long, plus up to four figures and tables combined. Manuscripts should follow a standard experimental article format, including an abstract of 150–200 words. Figures and tables, along with their captions, should appear at the end of the manuscript, and figures also must be sent as high-resolution separate files. References should be called out using numbers in parentheses and listed at the end of the manuscript in numerical order.


Due date for abstract submission: January 18, 2021

Due date for completed articles: February 25, 2021

Where to submit:

Send all proposals and completed articles to Editor Laura Bush, at

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