Dietary Supplements, Food General, Methods & Standards

Cast Your Vote on the PAs SMPR

September 14, 2023

The AOAC Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids (PAs) Working Group recently completed its review, revision, and reconciliation of public comments of the SMPR for PAs in Teas, Herbal Infusions, Dried Herbs, Seed Spices, […]

Lab Proficiency Testing

Water Activity Added to PT’s Scope of Accreditation

September 14, 2023

In response to participant feedback, Water Activity was added as an analyte to the C02 Cheese Chemistry program. Water Activity is now also covered by AOAC Proficiency Testing program’s scope of […]

Allergens, Food General, Methods & Standards

Call for Comments: Food Allergens Guidelines

September 14, 2023

Draft AOAC Food Allergen Immunoassay Validation Guidance Document (September 2023) Open for 30-Day Public Comment Period September 13, 2023:  AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) announces the availability of the draft Food Allergen […]

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, 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 […]

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    In Remembrance: George Webster Latimer, Jr.

    April 17, 2024

    November 18, 1932-March 15, 2024 George Webster Latimer, Jr., a Fellow of AOAC (1997) and a long-time member, passed away on March 15, 2024. He was 92 years old. Latimer […]

    General, Membership

    AOAC Launches New Career Center/Job Bank

    April 17, 2024

    AOAC INTERNATIONAL is proud to announce the launch of its new AOAC Career Center/Job Bank. Explore the benefits of our new career center by logging in or creating a new […]

    Annual Meeting, Governance and Policies, General

    Call for Nominations for OMB

    April 17, 2024

    DEADLINE: Friday, May 17, 2024 AOAC INTERNATIONAL is seeking candidates to serve on the Official Methods Board (OMB). This is a distinctive opportunity for AOAC members to help scientifically lead […]


    Arab Section Annual Meeting & Survey

    April 16, 2024

    The second Annual Meeting of the Arab Section of AOAC INTERNATIONAL will take place on Tuesday, May 7 and Wednesday, May 8 at the W Amman Hotel in Amman, Jordan. […]