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JFDA 30th Anniversary

The Journal of Food and Drug Analysis (JFDA) is the official peer-reviewed publication of the Food and Drug Administration, Taiwan (TFDA) and published by the Food and Drug Administration, Taiwan (TFDA). The JFDA is an international journal that is dedicated to publishing original research and review papers on the analyses of food, drugs, medical devices, cosmetics and traditional Chinese medicine as well as related disciplines that are of topical interest to the public health profession. The goal of the Journal is to provide a platform for scientists and academicians all over the world to promote, share, and discuss new issues and developments in the different areas of analysis. The scope of the Journal includes analytical methodologies, policy analyses, risk analyses and behavioral analyses in relation to food, drugs, medical devices, cosmetics and traditional Chinese medicine. Contributions may be in the form of review articles, articles, case reports or research notes that have not been published and are not under consideration for publication elsewhere.

See the Aims and Scope for a complete coverage of the journal.

Current Issue: Volume 31, Issue 3 (2023)

Review Articles


How to deal with frenemy NRF2: Targeting NRF2 for chemoprevention and cancer therapy
Ya-Chu Tang, Yung-Jen Chuang, Hsin-Huei Chang, Shin-Hun Juang, Gow-Chin Yen, Jang-Yang Chang, and Ching-Chuan Kuo


Cannabis sativa L.: A Comprehensive review on legislation, decriminalization, phytochemistry, antimicrobial activity, and safety
Mohammed Dalli, Salah-eddine Azizi, Ali Azghar, Abderrazak Saddari, Elmostapha Benaissa, Yassine Ben Lahlou, Mostafa Elouennass, and Adil Maleb

Original Articles


Determination and evaluation of EPA and DHA ethyl esters in fish oils using the TMAH transesterification method
Pai-Wen Wu, Ching-Hsuan Tsai, Ching-Yu Hsu, Shu-Han Chang, Ya-Min Kao, Su-Hsiang Tseng, and Der-Yuan Wang


SSR-based molecular diagnosis for Taiwan tea cultivars and its application in identifying cultivar composition of the processed tea
Chih-Yi Hu, Hsien-Tung Tsai, Chui-Feng Chiu, Tsung-Chen Su, Nguyen Hoang Khoi Le, and Shu-Dan Yeh


An integrative approach for compressive quality control of RespireAidTM, a traditional Chinese medicine formula against SARS-CoV-2
Kun-Teng Wang, Chia-Jung Lee, Ming-Chung Lee, Chao-Yu Chen, Yun-Chen Tsai, and Wu-Chang Chuang


Autophagy-urea cycle pathway is essential for the statin-mediated nitric oxide bioavailability in endothelial cells
Wen-Hua Chen, Bei-Chia Guo, Chia-Hui Chen, Man-Chen Hsu, Chih-Hsien Wang, and Tzong-Shyuan Lee