Annual Meeting

Call for Speakers for Annual Meeting

April 16, 2024

The AOAC INTERNATIONAL Technical Programming Council (TPC) invites AOAC members and other interested individuals to submit speaker proposals to participate in scientific sessions at the 138th Annual Meeting & Exposition […]

Contaminants, Food General

PFAS in Packaging and Other Food Contact Materials Webinar

April 11, 2024

AOAC INTERNATIONAL is hosting a free webinar to discuss various topics related to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in food packaging and other food contact materials from a regulatory perspective […]

Dietary Supplements, Food General, International Methods, Methods & Standards, Publications, Journal of AOAC

Call for Authors on “Green Chemistry”

April 8, 2024

The Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL is issuing a Call for Authors for a Special Edition on “Green Chemistry: Recent Advances in Food and Dietary Supplement Analysis” Guest Edited by Zhengfei […]

Annual Meeting, Awards, Allergens, Food General, Membership

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Announces Professor Michelle Colgrave as the 2024 Wiley Award Winner

April 4, 2024

The world-leading ‘Professor of Beer’ and mass spectrometrist in food science and agricultural research has made remarkable contributions to the development of analytical methods in the field of gluten analysis. […]


Veronica Kays Joins AOAC Staff

April 4, 2024

Veronica Kays has joined the AOAC staff as Manager, Science Programs reporting to the Chief Innovation Officer. She comes to AOAC INTERNATIONAL with extensive experience in quality control and business […]

Methods & Standards, OMA, Publications, International Methods

OMA Update

April 3, 2024

Since the publication of the 22nd edition of the Official Methods of Analysis of AOAC INTERNATIONAL (OMA) on Oxford Academic in 2023, we have been actively gathering and listening to […]

General, Membership

New Member Orientation Webinar

March 26, 2024

Elevating your Membership by taking advantage of your Membership Benefits As a new AOAC member, are you looking to gain valuable insight into the value and benefits of your membership? […]

Methods & Standards, Contaminants

Call for Experts: Bromoform in Seaweed

March 22, 2024

AOAC is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers for its Expert Review Panel (ERP) for review of methods for determination of bromoform by gas chromatography, specifically bromoform in seaweed and animal […]

Methods & Standards, Microbiology

Metagenomics Working Group: Volunteers Needed

March 22, 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 […]

Contaminants, Drinking Water, Methods & Standards, Microbiology

Legionella in Water WG: Volunteers Needed

March 22, 2024

AOAC will launch the development of a voluntary consensus standard for Legionella in water (potable and nonpotable), including the detection, identification, and enumeration, involving discussion of qualitative and quantitative method […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals

Upcoming SPIFAN Nutrients ERP Meeting and Method Submission Deadline

March 22, 2024

An Expert Review Panel Meeting for SPIFAN methods is scheduled for Wednesday, May 22. Please submit any methods you would like reviewed by the SPIFAN ERP. Some known method needs […]

Methods & Standards, Food General, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Dietary Supplements, Protein

AOAC Webinar on Whey Protein Hydrolysates Characterization: A Pathway Forward

March 22, 2024

Join us on Wednesday, April 17, 10:00 AM ET, for an informative webinar featuring Professor Seamus O’Mahony from the University College Cork, Ireland, who will review the analytical method needs […]

Journal of AOAC, Publications, Contaminants

Recently Added Open-Access Article JAOAC

March 19, 2024

The Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL recently added this open-access article: “Effect of selective enrichment storage temperature and duration time on the detection of Salmonella in food” by Lijun Hu and […]

Biothreat Agents, Methods & Standards

Call for Consensus – DEADLINE EXTENDED

March 14, 2024

The deadline for submitting your vote to demonstrate consensus on the following draft standard has been extended. The draft standard is entitled “Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs®) Detection of Multiple […]

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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.


    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. […]