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 […]

Analytical Methods Week, Methods & Standards

2023 Deadlines for Analytical Methods Week & ERP Meetings Announced

November 8, 2022

AOAC is pleased to announce the following deadlines for Analytical Methods Week and Expert Review Panels for 2023. AOAC Analytical Methods Week will be held three (3) times during 2023 […]

Cannabis, General

Call for Comments: CASP SMPR for Pesticides in Beverages

October 19, 2022

DEADLINE: November 25, 2022 The AOAC CASP Chemistry Working Group recently completed its review and revision of the SMPR for the Determination of Pesticides in Cannabis Containing Beverages; and is […]

General, Governance and Policies, Research Institute

AOACRI – Revised Independent Laboratory Policy

September 28, 2022

The AOAC Research Institute (AOACRI) is updating its policy regarding the payment of laboratories conducting independent testing for the Performance Tested MethodsSM (PTM) and Reviewed and RecognizedSM (R2) programs. Currently, the […]

Acrylamide, Agricultural Materials, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Food General

Call for Comments: Acrylamide Working Group

June 29, 2022

DEADLINE: July 13, 2022 The AOAC Acrylamide Working Group recently completed its review and revision of the SMPR for Acrylamide in potato products, baby food, bread, other cereal and bakery products, […]

Call for Nominations: New AOAC Committee on Safety and Security

April 29, 2022

DEADLINE: Open AOAC INTERNATIONAL is seeking candidates to serve on the AOAC Committee on Safety and Security!  This new committee, which operates under the AOAC Official Methods Board (OMB), will […]

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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 […]