Cannabis, Food General

Voting Open for CASP SMPR

January 4, 2023

The AOAC CASP Chemistry Working Group recently completed its review, revision, and reconciliation of public comments of the SMPR for the Determination of Pesticides in Cannabis Containing Beverages; and is now open for […]

Research Institute

New Research Institute PTM certifications

December 8, 2022

New Performance Tested Method (PTM) Approvals The following test kits recently received AOAC Research Institute PTM certifications:

Biothreat Agents, Governance and Policies, Methods & Standards

Call for Consensus: SPADA Working Group II

December 8, 2022

DEADLINE: Wednesday, December 21, 2022The AOAC Stakeholder Program on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) Working Group (WG) II, Developing NGS Standards for Biothreat Detection Methods, recently posted their document for public […]

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, 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 […]

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 […]

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    Publications, Membership

    March/April ILM Now Available

    May 23, 2024

    The March/April issue of Inside Laboratory Management (ILM) is now available online. Members of AOAC INTERNATIONAL get exclusive access to this content which includes highlights of the 2024 Midyear Meeting. […]

    Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Methods & Standards

    Join the SPIFAN Nutrient ERP Meeting

    May 22, 2024

    The SPIFAN Nutrient ERP meeting will take place on Thursday, June 20, from 2:00 to 5:00 PM ET where new methods, modifications and final action methods will be reviewed and […]

    Contaminants, Methods & Standards, Agricultural Materials

    Color Additives from Natural Sources Call for Methods: DEADLINE EXTENDED

    May 15, 2024

    The method submission for consideration and possible evaluation through the AOAC Official MethodsSM program for selected residual solvents from crop-based sources and selected pesticides in natural color additives manufactured from […]

    Contaminants, Food General, Methods & Standards, Current

    Call for Methods: Trace Elemental Contaminants in Foods and Beverages

    May 15, 2024

    AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) invites method developers to submit methods for First Action consideration and possible evaluation through the AOAC Official MethodsSM program. Prospective methods must utilize inductively coupled plasma-based mass […]