Technical Divisions, Awards, Annual Meeting

TDRM Inés Cereijo Student Award Applications Now Open

November 29, 2022

Applications for the Inés Cereijo AOAC INTERNATIONAL TDRM Student Award are now available. This award from the Technical Division on Reference Materials (TDRM) supports students in promoting awareness of the […]

Analytical Methods Week, Quantitative Microbiology, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Governance and Policies, Agricultural Materials, Methods & Standards

Analytical Methods Week Schedule: November 28-December 2, 2022

November 28, 2022

Analytical Methods Week, run by AOAC INTERNATIONAL’s Official Methods Program, is a series of virtual Expert Review Panel (ERP) meetings, allowing method developers and experts to come together and advance analytical […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Food General, Methods & Standards

Call for Methods: Determination of Fatty Acids

November 10, 2022

DEADLINE:  CLOSED AOAC Official Methods of Analysis℠ (OMA) Program Determination of Fatty Acids which are esterified at the SN-2 position (beta) of the triacylglycerol molecules in infant formula, adult/pediatric formula and […]

Food General, Contaminants, Methods & Standards, Emerging Issues

Call for Volunteers: Working Group for PFAS in Foods

November 10, 2022

AOAC is seeking volunteer subject matter experts to serve on a newly established working group to develop a voluntary consensus standard(s) for a targeted list of PFAS compounds in selected […]

Drinking Water, Methods & Standards

Call for Laboratories

November 9, 2022

AOAC is announcing a Call for Laboratories to complete a multi-laboratory validation study of AOAC 2021.04, Measurement of Water Activity in the Presence of High Volatile Concentrations Using a Tunable […]

Cannabis, Lab Proficiency Testing

Cannabis PT Samples Can Now Be Shipped to Canada

November 9, 2022

AOAC can now provide > 0.3% (low, med, high THC) Cannabis PT samples to Canada. This means AOAC can now ship both hemp and cannabis PT samples to Canada. To learn more […]

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 […]

Cannabis, Methods & Standards, Research Institute

AOAC Research Institute Grants First Reviewed and Recognized Certification for Cannabis Potency Testing

October 26, 2022

The AOAC Research Institute granted its first-ever Reviewed and RecognizedSM (R2) certificate to Viridis Laboratories for the LOM 7.1c Cannabinoid Analysis in Flower method using an Ultra-High Pressure Liquid Chromatography […]

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 […]

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    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 […]