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Journal of Food Quality and Hazards Controlopen access

Country Iran  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Iran
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryAgricultural and Biological Sciences
Food Science
PublisherShahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences
Publication typeJournals
ISSN2345685X, 23456825
Scope Journal of Food Quality and Hazards Control (J. Food Qual. Hazards Control) is an international peer-reviewed quarterly journal that aims at publishing of high quality articles involved in food quality, food hygiene, food safety, and food control which scientists from all over the world may submit their manuscript. This academic journal aims to improve international exchange of new findings and recent developments in all aspects of agricultural and biological sciences. This free of charge journal is published in both online and print forms and welcomes the manuscripts that fulfill the general criteria of novelty and scientific importance. Among the most significant objectives of Journal of Food Quality and Hazards Control are to ensure that the articles reflect a wide range of topics regarding journal scopes; to do a fair, scientific, fast, as well as high quality peer-review process; to provide a wide and diverse geographical coverage of articles around the world; and to publish the articles having a trustable resource of scientific information for the audiences. The types of acceptable submissions include original article, review article, short communication, letter to the editor, case report, editorial, as well as book review. Journal of Food Quality and Hazards Control is an official journal of Research Center for Food Hygiene and Safety, School of Public Health, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran.


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The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Food Science2018Q3
Food Science2019Q4

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.522
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.082
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.795
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.811
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.663
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.522
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.082
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.795
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.750
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.507
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.522
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.082
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.640
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.543
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.422
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20140
Self Cites201511
Self Cites201623
Self Cites20172
Self Cites20182
Self Cites20190
Total Cites20140
Total Cites201512
Total Cites201653
Total Cites201758
Total Cites201854
Total Cites201935
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20140
External Cites per document20150.043
External Cites per document20160.612
External Cites per document20170.767
External Cites per document20180.722
External Cites per document20190.507
Cites per document20140.000
Cites per document20150.522
Cites per document20161.082
Cites per document20170.795
Cites per document20180.750
Cites per document20190.507
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20157
Non-citable documents201615
Non-citable documents201721
Non-citable documents201823
Non-citable documents201923
Citable documents20140
Citable documents201523
Citable documents201649
Citable documents201773
Citable documents201872
Citable documents201969
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20140
Uncited documents201522
Uncited documents201637
Uncited documents201761
Uncited documents201865
Uncited documents201970
Cited documents20140
Cited documents20158
Cited documents201627
Cited documents201733
Cited documents201830
Cited documents201922
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