Membership, General

Early Career Researchers Survey

May 14, 2024

AOAC is interested in hearing feedback from early career researchers.  If you are new in your position, AOAC would like to hear from you on how we can better meet […]

Contaminants, Emerging Issues, Food General, New Initiatives

AOAC New Initiative: PFAS in Food Packaging

May 8, 2024

In case you missed it, AOAC held a free webinar on May 6 that highlighted the EU and US regulatory landscape and analytical challenges to solutions regarding per- and polyfluoroalkyl […]

Contaminants, Food Colors, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Food General

AOAC SMPR® 2024.002 Published

May 2, 2024

A Standard Method Performance Requirement (SMPR®) has been published for Determination of Trace Elemental Contaminants in Food and Beverages (AOAC SMPR® 2024.002). Photo by Peter Hermes Furian – stock.adobe.com

Botanicals, Methods & Standards

Call for Working Group Members: Botanical Identity Verification

May 1, 2024

AOAC is seeking volunteer subject matter experts to serve on a multifaceted working group focused on botanical identity testing under the umbrella of the Botanical Ingredient and Dietary Supplement Integrity […]

Microbiology

Call for Draft SMPR® Consensus: Cyclospora cayetanensis

May 1, 2024

AOAC AIMS recently completed its review and revision of the Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs®) for Detection, Identification, and Characterization of Cyclospora cayetanensis; and is now open for voting. Review […]

Cannabis

CASP Pesticide Think Tank WG: Volunteers Needed

April 24, 2024

AOAC CASP Pesticide Method Think Tank working group is refocusing to create a best practices document to develop and validate methods for pesticide residue analysis in cannabis. Efforts will be […]

Annual Meeting, Microbiology, Agricultural Materials, Cannabis, Contaminants, Food Colors, Food General, Dietary Supplements

Call for Poster Abstracts

April 24, 2024

The 2024 AOAC Call for Poster Abstracts is open until Wednesday, May 29, 2024, at 2:00 PM ET. Late submissions will not be accepted. Poster presenters MUST attend the AOAC Annual Meeting to […]

Food General, Journal of AOAC, Contaminants

Call for Papers

April 22, 2024

Call for Papers: Methods for detection, quantitation, removal and/or mitigation of chemicals of concern from food matrices and packaging materials Guest Editor: Greg Curtzwiler, Ph.D. The Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL […]

Membership

In Remembrance: George Webster Latimer, Jr.

April 17, 2024

November 18, 1932-March 15, 2024 George Webster Latimer, Jr., a Fellow of AOAC (1997) and a long-time member, passed away on March 15, 2024. He was 92 years old. Latimer […]

General, Membership

AOAC Launches New Career Center/Job Bank

April 17, 2024

AOAC INTERNATIONAL is proud to announce the launch of its new AOAC Career Center/Job Bank. Explore the benefits of our new career center by logging in or creating a new […]

Annual Meeting, Governance and Policies, General

Call for Nominations for OMB

April 17, 2024

DEADLINE: Friday, May 31, 2024 AOAC INTERNATIONAL is seeking candidates to serve on the Official Methods Board (OMB). This is a distinctive opportunity for AOAC members to help scientifically lead […]

Sections

Arab Section Annual Meeting & Survey

April 16, 2024

The second Annual Meeting of the Arab Section of AOAC INTERNATIONAL will take place on Tuesday, May 7 and Wednesday, May 8 at the W Amman Hotel in Amman, Jordan. […]

Sections, Contaminants

Call for Experts on Pesticide Residues in Culinary Herbs and Spices

April 16, 2024

In collaboration with AOAC INTERNATIONAL, the AOAC Southeast Asia Section is forming a working group (WG) to address analytical challenges with pesticide residues in herbs and spices, including identification of […]

International Methods, Sections

Call for Laboratories to Participate in a Cyanide in Cassava Round Robin

April 16, 2024

The Method Harmonization Working Group of the AOAC Southeast Asia section is inviting interested laboratories to participate in a round robin to determine hydrocyanic acid, including hydrocyanic acid bound in […]

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    Annual Meeting

    Airfare Discounts on United for Meeting

    June 14, 2024

    United Airlines is offering discounts on select flights to/from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) for attendees of the AOAC Annual Meeting. Visit the Hotel and Travel page for details.

    Cannabis

    FDA/USDA Plenary at Annual Meeting to Focus on Analytical Methods in Regulation

    June 14, 2024

    The 2024 AOAC INTERNATIONAL Annual Meeting & Exposition, August 23 – 28, 2024, in Baltimore, Maryland, will feature a special plenary panel on Monday, August 26 with Denise Eblen, PhD, […]

    Food General

    Call for Experts: Fat Testing

    June 13, 2024

    AOAC is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers for a new Expert Review Panel (ERP) for review of fat testing methods including crude or total fat methods for food matrices. The […]

    Food General, Protein

    Call for Novel Foods Amino Acids Working Group

    June 13, 2024

    AOAC anticipates the formation of a working group to create a method performance standard for amino acid content (and/or total protein content) for matrices such as novel foods and ingredients. […]