Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals

Call for Collaborative Study Participants: MCPD and Glycidyl Esters

January 11, 2024

Additional participants are needed for a collaborative (multi-laboratory validation) study of the AOAC 2018.03 First Action method for the determination of 2- and 3-MCPD, 2- and 3-MCPD esters and glycidyl […]

General, Midyear Meeting

Denise Eblen of USDA/FSIS to Keynote Midyear Meeting

January 10, 2024

Denise R. Eblen, PhD, Assistant Administrator with the Office of Public Health Science, Food Safety and Inspection Service, at the United States Department of Agriculture, will speak on “Perspectives and […]

Research Institute, General, Membership

Brad Stawick Named AOAC INTERNATIONAL Research Institute Senior Director

January 9, 2024

The AOAC leader has extensive experience in the testing industry Rockville, Maryland, January 9, 2024 — AOAC INTERNATIONAL Deputy Executive Director & Chief Science Officer Katerina Mastovska, PhD, announced today […]

Emerging Issues, New Initiatives

Botanical Identity Verification Virtual Forum

January 5, 2024

AOAC INTERNATIONAL is hosting a free virtual forum to discuss various topics related to botanical identity testing, such as the difference between identity and authenticity from a regulatory perspective, the […]

Governance and Policies, Methods & Standards, Partners

AOAC and ISO Renew Cooperation Agreement

January 3, 2024

AOAC INTERNATIONAL and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) announced the renewal of the cooperation agreement for joint development and approval of common standards and methods. The partnership for ISO […]

Research Institute, General

Scott Coates Retires

January 3, 2024

Scott Coates, senior director for the AOAC Research Institute, retired at the end of 2023 after more than 30 years of service. He came to AOAC in 1992 “expecting to […]

Contaminants, Publications, Food Authenticity & Fraud, Journal of AOAC

Journal Seeking Papers on Focused Topics

January 2, 2024

The Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL is seeking papers on Focused Topics and/or Guest Editor collections, for the following: Human Pathogen Detection, Identification, and Characterization for Food Safety and Outbreak Investigation […]

Emerging Issues, Inside Laboratory Management, New Initiatives, Publications

Reflecting on a Year of Growth, Relations, and Integrity in 2023

December 22, 2023

As AOAC heads into its 140th year, Inside Laboratory Management (ILM) reflects on a year devoted to growth, relations, and integrity. AOAC made significant strides in its integrated and core science programs […]

General

Happy Holidays

December 20, 2023

The AOAC INTERNATIONAL offices will be closed from Monday, December 25 through Monday, January 1, and reopen on Tuesday, January 2. We hope you enjoy a festive, safe, and restful […]

Food General, Contaminants, Methods & Standards

Call for Methods: PFAS

December 15, 2023

AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) invites method developers to submit methods for First Action consideration and possible evaluation through the AOAC Official MethodsTM program. Prospective methods must be mass spectrometry-based and able […]

Contaminants, Food General, Methods & Standards

Call for Methods: Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids

December 15, 2023

AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) invites method developers to submit methods for First Action consideration and possible evaluation through the AOAC Official MethodsTM program. Prospective methods must be able to quantitatively analyze […]

Contaminants, Food General, Dietary Supplements, Methods & Standards

Call for Experts: Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids

December 15, 2023

Call for Experts for Review of Methods for Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids (PAs) AOAC is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers for its Expert Review Panel (ERP) for review of methods for determination […]

Contaminants, Food General, Methods & Standards

Call for Experts: PFAS

December 15, 2023

Call for Experts for Review of Methods for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) AOAC is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers for its Expert Review Panel (ERP) for review of methods […]

Food General

AOAC Virtual Session on Bioassays

December 15, 2023

The AOAC Europe section is organizing a virtual session on “Best Practices for Bioassay Testing of Food and other Complex Mixtures,” which will provide the main outcomes of a recent […]

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    Annual Meeting, Midyear Meeting, General

    AOAC Merchandise Now Available

    February 23, 2024

    AOAC INTERNATIONAL is now selling new merchandise in honor of our 140th anniversary for a limited time. Products will only be available for five weeks starting today, February 23, until […]

    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 […]