General, OMA, Governance and Policies, Methods & Standards

Your Help Needed, Please Comment to the FDA

August 23, 2022

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed a rule to revoke its methods of analysis regulation. The proposed rule relates to FDA enforcement programs when the method of analysis is […]

General

Position Posting: Deputy Executive Director & Chief Science Officer

August 18, 2022

AOAC INTERNATIONAL is currently seeking an energetic Deputy Executive Director & Chief Science Officer (DEDCSO) to lead all science programs and projects at AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC). This position serves as […]

Journal of AOAC, General

Xu-Liang Cao New JOAC Editor-in-Chief

August 18, 2022

Dr. Xu-Liang Cao has been selected as the new Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL by the AOAC Editorial Board. Dr. Cao is a research scientist with the Food […]

General, Methods & Standards, Biothreat Agents

Call for Comments: SPADA Working Group III

August 17, 2022

DEADLINE: Friday, September 16, 2022 The AOAC Stakeholder Program on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) Working Group (WG) III, Developing NGS Standards for Validation Criteria for Databases and in silico Processes […]

General

Your Vote Counts

August 11, 2022

Help advance AOAC’s mission by voting in the 2022 organizational election! The vote is currently being held online through August 17, 2022. Members should have received an email from “AOAC Election […]

General, Cannabis, Research Institute, Sections, Methods & Standards

Bring RI to the Southern Section Conference, April 18-19, 2023

August 10, 2022

Sponsorships are available to bring the AOAC Research Institute to the 2023 Conference. The sponsorship pledges will solidify a one-day symposium to discuss how methods are certified and the analytical […]

Analytical Methods Week, Food General, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Contaminants, General, Methods & Standards

Report from Analytical Methods Week

August 3, 2022

During the most recent AOAC Official MethodsSM Analytical Methods Week (AMW) held July 25-29, 2022, eight ERPs were scheduled to meet to review a combined 23 methods. Seven of the […]

Dietary Supplements, Food Colors, Food General, General, New Initiatives

AOAC Continues to Seek Financial Support for Its Newly Proposed Programs and Projects

July 27, 2022

The following programs are still seeking financial support. If you are interested in being involved in determining the priorities and driving the development of criteria for any of these programs, […]

General, Governance and Policies

New Proposed FDA Rule

July 20, 2022

On July 15, 2022, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed a rule to revoke its methods of analysis regulation. The proposed rule relates to FDA enforcement programs when the […]

Annual Meeting, General, Membership

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS: AOAC Membership Committee

July 20, 2022

The AOAC Committee on Membership is currently seeking active volunteers to fill the following vacant positions: Co-Chair Member-at-Large The Membership Committee is responsible for reviewing policies and procedures on all […]

Analytical Methods Week, Methods & Standards, Dietary Supplements, Agricultural Materials, Contaminants, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Microbiology

Analytical Methods Week Schedule: July 25-29, 2022

July 12, 2022

Analytical Methods Week, run by AOAC INTERNATIONAL’s Official Methods Program, is a series of virtual Expert Review Panel (ERP) meetings, allowing method developers and experts to come together and advance analytical […]

Cannabis, Research Institute, Lab Proficiency Testing

New Discounts for CASP Advisory Panel

June 29, 2022

Performance Tested Methods (PTM) and Reviewed and Recognized (R2) application fees will be discounted at a rate commensurate with the level of support for the Advisory Panel Members of the […]

New Initiatives, Methods & Standards, Food General

New Initiative: Integrated Standards and Official Methods Development Project for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in Foods

June 22, 2022

This proposed project provides analytical solutions for the detection and quantification of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in processed and packaged foods and raw agricultural commodities. The workplan consists of […]

Dietary Supplements, New Initiatives

New Initiative: Botanical & Dietary Supplement Integrity Program

June 21, 2022

This multi-year program addresses current and newly emerging analytical needs within the botanical and dietary supplement community; designed to provide raw agricultural producers, manufacturers, testing laboratories, and retail establishments with […]

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    Explore AOAC’s New Career Center/Job Bank

    July 10, 2024

    AOAC’s Career Center/Job Bank is connecting top employers with premier professionals. Employers, find your next great hires by placing your job in front of our highly qualified members. Professionals, keep […]

    Research Institute, Annual Meeting, Chemistry, Methods & Standards, Microbiology

    PTM and OMA Technical Requirements Training Course at Annual Meeting

    July 10, 2024

    Register today for the Performance Tested MethodsSM and Official Methods of AnalysisSM Technical Requirements Training Course that will take place at the AOAC Annual Meeting in Baltimore on Saturday, August […]

    Journal of AOAC, Publications

    July-August 2024 issue of JAOAC

    July 10, 2024

    The July-August 2024 issue, Volume 107 Issue 4, of the Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL has been released. The latest issue contains research and review articles on Drug Formulations, Environmental Chemical […]

    Allergens, Food General, Publications

    New Food Allergen Method Validation Guidelines Published – OMA, Appendix M Revised

    July 3, 2024

    AOAC has published new food allergen validation guidelines for immunoassays. This guidance supersedes the guidance originally developed by the AOAC Food Allergen Community and is included in the OMA as Appendix […]