Rejection without review- reprise

Sad to say, we are currently rejecting a lot of papers without going out to external peer review. As the journal raises standards this is inevitable, but there seem to be a lot of misplaced papers that would be better suited to food science journals coming our way, along with a lot of small scale, cross-sectional studies which unfortunately add little to the already existing evidence-base. I blogged about this last year and it is perhaps timely to bring it to your attention again

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