Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Methods & Standards

Call for Experts: MFGM

September 14, 2023

AOAC is seeking volunteers with subject matter experience and expertise in Milk Fat Globule Membrane (MFGM) in Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals to develop voluntary consensus standard (or standards). The […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Methods & Standards

Call for Comments: Draft Vanillin SMPR

September 14, 2023

Open for 30-Day Public Comment Period September 13, 2023:  AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) announces the availability of draft Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPR®) for Vanillin, Ethyl Vanillin, Methyl Vanillin, and Coumarin […]

Food Colors, Quantitative Microbiology, Contaminants, Methods & Standards

Call for Volunteers: Microbial Contaminants in Color Additives from Natural Sources

September 14, 2023

AOAC is seeking volunteer subject matter experts to serve on a newly established working group to develop and adopt voluntary consensus standards for microbial contaminants in color additives from natural […]


AOAC Speaks at Cannabis Science Conference Fall

September 14, 2023

Allison Baker, AOAC INTERNATIONAL, Coordinator for Science Programs, will participate on a panel titled, “Standards and Accreditation – The Way We Move Forward?” at Cannabis Science Conference Fall on September […]

Journal of AOAC

Call for Papers: Sampling Section

September 7, 2023

The Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL is seeking papers for the “Sampling” section of the journal. The scope of this section includes studies related to the primary sampling or laboratory sampling, […]

Journal of AOAC

Latest Issue of the JAOAC

September 7, 2023

The September-October 2023 issue, Volume 106 Issue 5, of the Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL has been released. The latest issue contains research and review articles on Drug Formulations, Human Nutrient […]

OMA, Methods & Standards

OMA Online New and Updated Content

September 7, 2023

The Official Methods of Analysis (OMA) online has recently been updated to include new and updated material. For the most up-to-date information on methods, subscribers should visit the OMA website. […]

Methods & Standards, OMA, Publications

OMA Online Search Capability Enhancement

September 7, 2023

To improve the search functionality and ease of use on the Official Methods of Analysis (OMA) online website, Oxford University Press recently added hyperlinks in the Subject, Number, and SMPR […]

Dietary Supplements, Drinking Water, Contaminants, Food General, Methods & Standards, New Initiatives

Register Your Support and Interest in Two New Method Projects

September 7, 2023

Ethylene oxide: After an informative and well-attended scientific forum in July, AOAC is planning to launch a working group to develop standard method performance requirements (SMPRs) for ethylene oxide (EtO) […]

Research Institute

AOAC Research Institute PTM Program Scope Expansion and R2 Program Elimination

September 7, 2023

On August 25, 2023, the AOAC Board of Directors approved revised policies and procedures of the AOAC Research Institute Performance Tested MethodsSM (PTM) program, which (effective immediately) expanded the PTM […]


AOAC Turns 139 Years Old

September 7, 2023

On Saturday, September 9, 2023, AOAC INTERNATIONAL will turn 139 years old. The Association of Agricultural Chemists officially became an organization on September 9, 1884, during the annual American Association […]

Research Institute

New AOAC Research Institute Certified Methods

August 18, 2023

The following methods recently received AOAC Research Institute PTM certifications: • PTM 082301 Clear Scientific Solutions, Clear Micro SalSTEC Mplex

Lab Proficiency Testing, Contaminants, Food General

Now Available-Lactic Acid Bacteria Proficiency Testing

August 17, 2023

In response to participant feedback, AOAC has added Lactic Acid Bacteria (LAB) to its M02 Pathogen-free Proficiency Testing Program. For labs that do not routinely test for pathogens, AOAC offers […]

Cannabis, Methods & Standards, Quantitative Microbiology

AOAC CANNRA Training Course

August 16, 2023

AOAC INTERNATIONAL hosted a training course, exclusively for Cannabis Regulators Association (CANNRA) members, on August 8 and August 9, 2023. Dr. Sharon Brunelle, AOAC Technical Consultant, and Allison Baker, Coordinator […]

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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 –

    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 […]