Lab Proficiency Testing

Introducing AOAC Listeria Environmental Swab PT (LS01) Program and Resumption of the Salmonella in Liquid Egg PT Program (E01)

June 15, 2022

In response to customer and stakeholder feedback, the AOAC Laboratory Proficiency Testing (PT) Program has developed a new PT program to cover environmental surface testing. The Listeria Environmental Swab PT […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals

Call for Methods: Amino Acids (Taurine), Carotenoids (Alpha-carotene & Lutein), Fluoride, or Phospholipids 

May 25, 2022

AOAC invites method developers to submit methods for consideration and possible evaluation through the AOAC Official MethodSM program. Prospective methods must be able to determine Amino Acids (Taurine), Carotenoids (Alpha-carotene & Lutein), […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals

Call for Vote: SMPRs for A1/A2 Beta Casein & Fatty Acids at the SN-2 Position of Triacylglycerol Molecules

May 25, 2022

AOAC has reviewed all votes and determined that the submissions received for the Fatty Acids at the SN-2 Position of Triacylglycerol Molecules and A1/A2 Beta Casein Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs) […]

Lab Proficiency Testing

AOAC to add new analytes to Cheese Chemistry (C02) and Standard Micro (M01) PT Programs

May 24, 2022

In response to customer feedback, analytes have been added to two of the following Proficiency Testing Programs: Cheese Chemistry PT: Starting with the upcoming June C02 PT round, participating labs […]

Cannabis, Lab Proficiency Testing

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Partners with Signature Science for Cannabis Proficiency Testing Program Test Materials

May 9, 2022

Rockville, Maryland, May 10, 2022 – AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) recently announced it has partnered with Signature Science, LLC (SigSci) as its test material provider for AOAC’s new Cannabis/Hemp Proficiency Testing […]

Microbiology, Contaminants

Call for Volunteers: Analytical International Methods and Standards (AIMS) Program 

May 4, 2022

At the AOAC 2022 Midyear Meeting, AIMS working group chairs Erin Crowley, and Morgan Wallace launched the AOAC AIMS Program. Program vision and objectives include alternative method development and validation […]

General

Editorial Board Position Openings

May 3, 2022

Deadline: June 3, 2022 The AOAC Editorial Board is seeking three members for a 3-year term. Editorial Board members play a key role in AOAC publications and contribute to the […]

Cannabis, Lab Proficiency Testing

Don’t Miss Out on PT Hemp/Cannabis 4/8 Shipment

February 28, 2024

Need PT Samples in actual Hemp or higher THC Cannabis Matrices?   Achieving a good evaluation score in PT starts with the sample itself. Laboratories can reduce risks associated with […]

Agricultural Materials, Contaminants, Food Colors

Cast Your Vote on SMPRs® for Selected Pesticides in Color Additives

December 15, 2023

The AOAC Color Additives from Natural Sources (CANS) Working Group recently completed its review, revision, and reconciliation of public comments of the Standard Method Performance Requirement® (SMPR®) for Selected Pesticides […]

Inside Laboratory Management, Publications

Starting 2024, ILM Will Be Digital Only

November 29, 2023

Notice to AOAC INTERNATIONAL ILM subscribers and U.S. members: AOAC will no longer be providing a print copy of the membership magazine Inside Laboratory Management beginning with the January/February 2024 […]

Contaminants, Food General

AOAC Mycotoxin Community Group Meeting

November 2, 2023

The AOAC Mycotoxin Community Group, co-chaired by Donna Houchins and Julie Brunkhorst, will be holding a meeting on Wednesday, November 8 at 8:00 AM CST. If you are interested in […]

Annual Meeting, Methods & Standards, Technical Divisions

Wanna Learn More About Reference Materials at the Annual Meeting?

July 17, 2023

Check out a demo of the new free interactive course on reference materials from the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre during the Annual Meeting, presented by Dr. Håkan Emteborg, Scientific/Technical […]

Research Institute, Governance and Policies

AOACRI PTM Modification Review

June 28, 2023

The AOAC Research Institute (AOACRI) Modification Task Force has developed a new modification guideline policy for the Performance Tested MethodsSM (PTM) and is seeking technical and editorial review on the […]

Contaminants, Food Colors, Methods & Standards

Call for Comments: Pesticide Residues (Color Additives from Natural Sources)

June 28, 2023

DEADLINE: July 28, 2023 The AOAC Pesticide Residues Subgroup within the Color Additives from Natural Colors Working Group recently completed its review and revision of the SMPR for Selected Pesticides in […]

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    Methods & Standards, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals

    Call for Public Comment – MFGM SMPR®

    May 24, 2024

    The Stakeholder Panel on Infant Formula and Adult Nutrition (SPIFAN) Working Group recently completed its Standard Method Performance Requirement® (SMPR®) for Determination of Milk Fat Globule Membrane (MFGM) Proteins in […]

    Annual Meeting, Chemistry, Methods & Standards, Research Institute, Microbiology

    New Training Courses at Annual Meeting

    May 24, 2024

    Three training courses will be held in person at the AOAC 2024 Annual Meeting in Baltimore. Performance Tested Methods and Official Methods of Analysis Technical Requirements will be held on […]

    Publications, Food Authenticity & Fraud, Contaminants, Microbiology, Allergens, Food General, Journal of AOAC, Methods & Standards

    Latest Issue of the JAOAC

    May 24, 2024

    The May-June 2024 issue, Volume 107 Issue 3, of the Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL has been released. The latest issue contains research and review articles on Drug Formulations; Food Authenticity/Food […]

    Microbiology, Methods & Standards

    Metagenomics Working Group: Volunteers Needed (EXTENDED)

    May 24, 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 […]