Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals

SPIFAN Working Group Updates

November 2, 2022

Stakeholder Program on Infant Formula & Adult Nutritionals (SPIFAN) has announced a call for working group experts. Interested participants with an expertise in Vanillin are encouraged to participate. This effort […]

Biothreat Agents, Methods & Standards, Current

Call for Comments: SPADA Working Group II

November 1, 2022

DEADLINE: Wednesday, November 23, 2022  The AOAC Stakeholder Program on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) Working Group (WG) II, Standards for NGS Biothreat agent detection-amplicon and metagenomic recently completed its development […]

Biothreat Agents

Call for Consensus: SPADA Working Group III

October 19, 2022

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Wednesday, December 21, 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 […]

Food General, General, International Methods, Methods & Standards, Current

Call for Volunteers for AOAC Expert Review Panel for Organic Acids in Food Methods

October 19, 2022

AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers for the formation of its Expert Review Panel (ERP) for Organic Acids in Food Methods to review submitted candidate methods for […]

Dietary Supplements, Food General, General, International Methods, Methods & Standards, Current

Call for Volunteers for AOAC Expert Review Panel for Folic Acid in Dietary Supplement Methods

October 19, 2022

AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers for the formation of its Expert Review Panel (ERP) for Folic Acid in Dietary Supplement Methods to review submitted candidate methods […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Current, OMA

Call for Methods: Determination of A1- and A2-type β-casein in infant formula, adult/pediatric formula and select milk and milk products

October 10, 2022

DEADLINE:  ONGOING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE AOAC Official Methods of Analysis℠ (OMA) Program Determination of A1- and A2-type β-casein in infant formula, adult/pediatric formula and select milk and milk products AOAC INTERNATIONAL […]

Food Authenticity & Fraud, Food General, General, Methods & Standards

Call for Comments: FAM Gap Analysis Report

October 5, 2022

FOOD AUTHENTICITY METHODS GAP ANALYSIS REPORT Targeted Testing “Call for Comments” AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) announces the availability of the following Targeted Testing draft Gap Analysis Report for public comment for Bovine […]

Awards, Dietary Supplements, General, Annual Meeting

Analytical Science Leaders Honored at AOAC International Annual Meeting

September 23, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Margaret Bell, Communications Manager Phone: (240) 801-8646 Email: [email protected] Scientists in the Field of Dietary Supplement Research Won the Highest Honors Rockville, Maryland, September 23, 2022—Two […]

Acrylamide, General, Food General, Methods & Standards

Call for Consensus: Draft SMPR for Acrylamide

September 22, 2022

The AOAC Acrylamide Working Group recently completed its review, revision, and reconciliation of public comments of the SMPR for Acrylamide in potato products, baby food, bread, other cereal and bakery products, cocoa […]

General

Year-Round Student Trainee Positions Announced

September 21, 2022

The FDA Pathways Program for Students and Recent Graduates announced several positions. Applications are due Friday, September 23. Please share with potential candidates. Student Trainee (Science GS 4-7): https://www.usajobs.gov/job/675199100 Student […]

Dietary Supplements

Call for Laboratories: Testing for Vitamin C

September 21, 2022

AOAC has initiated a Call for Laboratories to participate in multi-laboratory testing for Vitamin C. Interested laboratories are encouraged to complete an application, and the information will be forwarded to […]

Dietary Supplements, General, Methods & Standards

Call For Methods: Determination of Folic Acid in Dietary Supplements

September 15, 2022

AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) invites method developers to submit methods for consideration and possible evaluation through the AOAC Official MethodsSM program. Prospective methods must be able to determine folate in the forms of supplemental […]

Annual Meeting, Awards

Analytical Science Leaders Honored at the 2022 AOAC INTERNATIONAL Annual Meeting

September 13, 2022

The awards ceremony hosted at the 2022 AOAC INTERNATIONAL Annual Meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona, August 29, 2022, honored hundreds of scientists for their contributions to AOAC and scientific excellence. Congratulations […]

General, Journal of AOAC, Publications

Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL – Call for Special Guest Editors

September 8, 2022

The internationally recognized Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL is seeking Special Guest Editors able to propose topics-oriented sections containing basic and applied research manuscripts. These Special Sections present typically 4-10 papers […]

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    Methods & Standards, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals

    Call for Public Comment – MFGM SMPR®

    May 24, 2024

    The Stakeholder Panel on Infant Formula and Adult Nutrition (SPIFAN) Working Group recently completed its Standard Method Performance Requirement® (SMPR®) for Determination of Milk Fat Globule Membrane (MFGM) Proteins in […]

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

    New Training Courses at Annual Meeting

    May 24, 2024

    Three training courses will be held in person at the AOAC 2024 Annual Meeting in Baltimore. Performance Tested Methods and Official Methods of Analysis Technical Requirements will be held on […]

    Publications, Food Authenticity & Fraud, Contaminants, Microbiology, Allergens, Food General, Journal of AOAC, Methods & Standards

    Latest Issue of the JAOAC

    May 24, 2024

    The May-June 2024 issue, Volume 107 Issue 3, of the Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL has been released. The latest issue contains research and review articles on Drug Formulations; Food Authenticity/Food […]

    Microbiology, Methods & Standards

    Metagenomics Working Group: Volunteers Needed (EXTENDED)

    May 24, 2024

    AOAC will launch the development of three agnostic voluntary consensus standards (including standard method performance requirements) for metagenomic sequencing methodology. The standards will be the metagenomic counterpart to the amplicon […]