Research and Publication Ethics

Research and publication ethics

Research should be conducted with a higher standard of quality control and data analysis. Also, data and records must be retained and produced for review upon request. Fabrication, falsification, concealment, deceptive reporting, or misrepresentation of data constitute are all considered as a scientific misconduct. For policies regarding research and publication which are unstated in these instructions, the Guidelines on Good Publication Practice (http:// can be applied. All manuscripts must comply with research and publication ethics. If there are any ethical issues regarding the manuscript, the Ethics Committee reserves the right to review and reject the manuscript. Food Sci. Anim. Resour. uses Similarity Check software to avoid plagiarism.

Studies in humans and animals

Documented reviews and approvals from an institutional review board (IRB) should be required for all studies involving people, medical records, and human tissues. Animal experiments should be required full compliance with institutional licensing standards.

Selection and Description of Participants

Ensure correct use of the terms sex (when reporting biological factors) and gender (identity, psychosocial or cultural factors), and, unless inappropriate, report the sex and/or gender of study participants, the sex of animals or cells, and describe the methods used to determine sex and gender. If the study was done involving an exclusive population, for example in only one sex, authors should justify why, except in obvious cases (e.g., prostate cancer). Authors should define how they determined race or ethnicity and justify their relevance.


The Food Science of Animal Resources accepts only manuscripts that are novel and original.

The Food Science of Animal Resources follows the recommendations for authorship by the ICMJE, 2017 ( Authorship credit should be based on 1) Substantial contributions to the conception or design of the work; or the acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data for the work; AND 2) Drafting the work or revising it critically for important intellectual content; AND 3) Final approval of the version to be published; AND and 4) Agreement to be accountable for all aspects of the work in ensuring that questions related to the accuracy or integrity of any part of the work are appropriately investigated and resolved.

Taking material from another's work and submitting it as your own is clearly plagiarism. Taking material including tables and figures from the authors' own prior publications is considered duplicate publication or self-plagiarism and such actions are not permitted.

The Editorial Committee will make the final decision as to whether the reuse of data is scientifically appropriate or not. Permissions from the copyright holder will be required at time of submission. Any changes in the authorship should be made only before accept of the manuscript and only if approved by the editor. To request changes to authorship, corresponding author should write a letter to editor indicating the reason for such change. Also, corresponding author should submit written confirmation from all authors that they agree with the addition, removal or rearrangement. Editor considers changes to authorship only in exceptional circumstances.

Call for Special Section

We are pleased to invite you a paper for Food Science of Animal Resources for a special issue “New concept of probiotics for human and animal health”. Both research and review articles are welcome for possible publication in this issue. Both research and review articles are welcome for possible publication in this section. All manuscript will be peer-reviewed before their acceptance for publication.

Edited by Dr. Seok-Seong Kang
- Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 June 2022
- We offer 50% reduction of the article processing charge and provide the fast review process (approximately 1 month).

The specific topics of interest for the special issue include:
 • New probiotics and alternative probiotics such as postbiotics
 • Probiotics/postbiotics for human and animal health
 • Probiotics/postbiotics and metabolic disorders
 • Probiotics/postbiotics and gut microbiome balance
 • The next generation of probiotics

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