Transfer Agreement

Statement of Copyright Transfer

The author(s) certifies that the author(s) agrees to submit the manuscript to Journal of Food Hygiene and Safety with the pledge to abide by the followings.

1. The manuscript is original, doesn’t violate codes of research ethics, and has never been published by or submitted to another journal.

2. The author(s) of the manuscript transfers all the rights, financial interests, and copyrights related to the manuscript to the Korean Society of Food Hygiene and Safety. This means, when the author(s) wishes to adopt any of the contents of this manuscript for the author(s) another manuscript, the author(s) shall get written approval from the Korean Society of Food Hygiene and Safety and the sources in the manuscript shall be clearly mentioned in the another manuscript.

3. The Korean Society of Food Hygiene and Safety defines a research misconduct as any of the following conducts done during the suggestion and implementation of a research and the report and presentation of its result. 1) “Fabrication” is the act of creating false data or research results that do not exist.
2) ”Modulation” is the act of distorting the content of a study or research results by artificially manipulating research materials, equipment, processes, etc., or by arbitrarily modifying or deleting data.
3) ”Plagiarism” is the act of appropriating the content and creative work of others without proper approval or quotation.
4) “Inapproriate declaration of authorship” means not granting authorship of a paper without justifiable reason to a person(s) who made scientific or technical contribution to research content or results, or, the granting of authorship, expression of gratitude or courtesy to a person(s) who did not contribute to the same.
5) ”Duplicate and overlapping publication” refers to the publishing of work in a second journal that is identical or substantially similar to a researcher’s previous research results without a source, and the obtaining of profit or research funds for that work, or having the work recognized as a separate research achievement.
6) “Illegal revision of a paper” refers to the addition or deletion of an author's name regarding a paper intended for publication by directly contacting a publishing agent without due process of the Committee.
7) ”Official false statement” means making false statements about one’s academic background, career, and research results upon submission of a research paper.
8) “Self-plagiarism” is the act of reusing significant portions of one’s work, including work already published in similar journals dealing with related topics, without revealing the source.
9) Acts that go beyond criteria normally tolerated in academic circles.
10) Fraudulent acts that require investigation or verification by the Committee.


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To: Head of the Korean Society of Food Hygiene and Safety