Analytical Methods Week, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals

Analytical Methods Week (AMW) Summer Session Wrap-Up – Method Approvals

August 2, 2023

On Tuesday, July 25, the AOAC SPIFAN Expert Review Panel (ERP) met to review methods submitted into the process.  Four (4) methods were received for review which resulted in three […]

Food Colors, Agricultural Materials, Methods & Standards

Call for Consensus: Draft SMPR for Selected Residual Solvents in Color Additives from Crop Based Sources

August 2, 2023

The AOAC Color Additives from Natural Sources – Residual Solvents Subgroup recently completed its review and revision of the SMPR for Selected Residual Solvents in Color Additives from Crop Based Sources; […]

Methods & Standards, Contaminants, Food General

Call for Consensus: Draft SMPR for Determination of Trace Elemental Contaminants in Food and Beverages

August 2, 2023

The AOAC Heavy Metals Working Group recently completed its review, revision, and reconciliation of public comments of the SMPR for the Determination of Trace Elemental Contaminants in Food and Beverages; and is […]

General

Scott Coates to Retire

July 27, 2023

Scott Coates, Senior Director for the AOAC Research Institute, has announced plans to retire at the end of 2023. Coates started his career at AOAC in 1992, as a manager […]

Allergens

Call for Consensus: Gluten Qualitative Validation Guidance

July 27, 2023

CALL FOR CONSENSUS DEADLINE: Tuesday, August 8, 2023 The AOAC Gluten & Food Allergens (GFA) Program recently posted its guidance document for public comment. The comments received along with the responses […]

Technical Divisions

TDRM Elections Have Begun

July 7, 2023

If you are a standing member of AOAC and TDRM you are eligible to vote in this year’s election for the executive committee, please reach out to [email protected] or Constance […]

Analytical Methods Week, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals

SPIFAN Methods for Review for AMW

July 21, 2023

The following methods have been submitted for review for Analytical Methods Week for the Stakeholder Program on Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals (SPIFAN) on Tuesday, July 25, 2023, at 2:00 […]

Contaminants, Food General, Methods & Standards

Call for Public Comment: PFAS

July 19, 2023

The AOAC PFAS Working Group recently completed its review and revision of the SMPR for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in produce, beverages, dairy products, eggs, seafood, meat products, and […]

Allergens, Annual Meeting

Gluten and Food Allergens at the AOAC Annual Meeting

July 19, 2023

Do you want to discuss re-engaging the AOAC community and the latest on the AOAC Gluten and Food Allergens (GFA) Program? Register for the AOAC Annual Meeting & Exposition and […]

Biothreat Agents, Methods & Standards, Publications, Journal of AOAC

AOAC Publishes First Amplicon Sequencing Minimum Reporting Guidelines

July 12, 2023

Be sure to check out the Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL for publication of the first amplicon sequencing minimum reporting guidance document that also provides methods for end users to evaluate […]

Annual Meeting, Membership

New to AOAC INTERNATIONAL? First-Time Annual Meeting Attendee?

July 10, 2023

You are cordially invited to the New Member and First-Time Attendee Orientation and Welcoming ReceptionSPONSORED BY ABBOTT – this is a fantastic opportunity for you to meet with colleagues from […]

Dietary Supplements, Food General

Call for Public Comment: Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids

July 5, 2023

The AOAC Botanical Ingredients and Dietary Supplement Integrity (BIDSI) program’s Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids Working Group recently completed its review and revision of the SMPR for Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids in teas, herbal infusions, […]

Governance and Policies, Methods & Standards

AOAC INTERNATIONAL is Seeking Candidates to Serve on the Official Methods Board

June 28, 2023

DEADLINE: July 31, 2023 This is a distinctive opportunity for AOAC members to help scientifically lead the Association toward its goals and serve its mission. The OMB serves the Association in […]

Lab Proficiency Testing

Proficiency Testing Division Gets an Intern

June 22, 2023

The Proficiency Testing division recently brought on an aspiring scientist to assist the staff and gain an understanding of the applied science that AOAC is involved in. Sam Scovitch is […]

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    Agricultural Materials, Contaminants, Food Colors, Methods & Standards

    Call for Experts: Residual Solvents & Pesticides in Color Additives

    February 21, 2024

    AOAC is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers for its Expert Review Panel (ERP) to review methods for determination of selected residual solvents in color additives from crop-based sources and to […]

    Agricultural Materials, Food Colors, Methods & Standards

    AOAC SMPR® 2024.001 Published

    February 21, 2024

    The first Standard Method Performance Requirement (SMPR®) of 2024 has been published for Selected Pesticides in Color Additives from Crop-Based Sources (AOAC SMPR® 2024.001). Photo by HandmadePictures – stock.adobe.com

    Research Institute

    Call for Experts: Mycotoxin Methods – Non-Dairy

    February 21, 2024

    AOAC is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers to serve as Volunteer Experts for the AOAC Performance Tested MethodsSM (PTM) program administered by the AOAC Research Institute. Appointed volunteers will lead […]

    Cannabis, Research Institute, Quantitative Microbiology

    Call for Volunteer Experts: Microbiology Contaminants in Cannabis Methods

    February 15, 2024

    AOAC is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers to serve as Volunteer Experts for the AOAC Performance Tested MethodsSM (PTM) Program administered by the AOAC Research Institute. Appointed volunteers will lead […]