Department of Food Hygiene and Aquaculture

This department has different educational branches such as Food Microbiology, Food Chemistry, Milk Hygiene and Technology, Meat Hygiene and Inspection, Food Hygiene and Quality Control, Food Industry of Animal Origin, and Aquaculture and Aquatic Animal Diseases. All the teaching and research activities of the Department of Food Hygiene and Aquaculture are carried out in well-equipped, advanced and independent laboratories. In addition to carrying out teaching and research services, the various branches of the Department of Food Hygiene & Aquaculture provide services for the faculty’s clinic and other public and private institutions involved in food production and quality control.
The department has established the PhD program for Food Hygiene since 2011 and the Master’s program for Food Hygiene and Quality Control since 2014.

Head of the Department of Food Hygiene & Aquaculture
Davar Shahsavani
Department of Food Hygiene & Aquaculture

Concentration areas offered by the Department of Food Hygiene and Aquaculture
Areas Bachelor's Master's Ph.D
Food Hygiene  - correct_mark -
Food Hygiene and Quality Control  - - correct_mark

Academic staff

Abdollah Jamshidi
Saeid Khanzadi
Associate Professor
Mohammad Mohsenzadeh
Associate Professor
Amir Salari
Assistant Professor
Davar Shahsavani


Recent journal articles

T. Zeinali, Jamshidi, A., K. Ghazvini, Bassami, M., & Rad, M. (2018). Prevalence of Listeria monocytogenes in cerebrospinal fluid obtained from hospitalized patients. Comparative Clinical Pathology, 26 (6), 1-7.
Tabibian, S., Mohsenzadeh, M., Pourreza, H., & Golzarian, M. (2018). Sensory evaluation of the color of mutton by computer vision system. Iranian Journal of Veterinary Science and Technology, 9 (2), 57-63.
Beigomi, M., Mohsenzadeh, M., & Salari, A. (2018). Characterization of a novel biodegradable edible film obtained fromDracocephalum moldavica seed mucilage. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 108 (108), 874-863.
Sarafan Sadeghi, A., Mohsenzadeh, M., Khalil Abnous, Seyed Mohammad Taghdisi, & Mohammad Ramezani (2018). Development and characterization of DNA aptamers against florfenicol: Fabrication of a sensitive fluorescent aptasensor for specific detection of florfenicol in milk. Talanta, 182 (0), 193-201.
Mehdipour, S., Khanzadi, S., & Shahsavani, D. (2018). Effects of cooking methods on the concentrations of Lead, Chromium and Cadmium in Whitefish (Rutilus frissi kutum) from the Caspian Sea, Iran. Iranian Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, 37 (1), 141-147.
Ehsani, J., Mohsenzadeh, M., Morteza Khomeiri, & Azim Ghasemnezhad (2018). Chemical Characteristics, and Effect of Inulin Extracted from Artichoke (Cynara scolymus L.) Root on Biochemical Properties of Synbiotic Yogurt at the End of Fermentation. Iranian Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, 37 (2), 219-230.
Noori, S., Khanzadi, S., Ali Fazlara, Hossein Najafzadehvarzi, & Azizzadeh, M. (2018). Effect of lactic acid and ajwain (Carum copticum) on the biogenic amines and quality of refrigerated common carp (Cyprinus carpio). LWT- Food Science and Technology, 97 (1), 434-439.
Salari, A., Khanzadi, S., & Rezaei, Z. (2018). Survey of Fluoride, Chlorine, Potassium, Sodium, and Trihalomethane contents in the drinking water of five major universities in Iran. Journal of Advances in Environmental Health Research, 6 (4), 202-209.
Sarafan Sadeghi, A., Najme Ansari, Mohammad Ramezani, Khalil Abnous, Mohsenzadeh, M., Seyed Mohammad Taghdisi, & Mona Alibolandi (2018). Optical and electrochemical aptasensors for the detection of amphenicols. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 118 (118), 137-152.
Rashid Nezhad, A., Shahsavani, D., & Baghishani, H. (2018). Investigation of the Protective Effect of β-carotene in the Prevention of Lipid and Protein Oxidation in Carp Meat during Different Storage Times. Journal of Aquatic Food Product Technology, 27 (8), 870-875.
Didar, H., Khanzadi, S., Mohammad Hashemi, & Azizzadeh, M. (2018). Effects of alginate coating incorporated with Bunium persicum essential oil and Lactoperoxidase system on inoculated Listeria monocytogenes in chicken breast fillets. Journal of Health Sciences and Technology, 2 (1), 36-41.

Recent theses and dissertations

Recent research projects

Contact Information

Iran, Mashhad, Azadi Square, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Department of Food Hygiene and Aquaculture

Phone: +985138805624