Annual Meeting, Membership

New to AOAC INTERNATIONAL? First-Time Annual Meeting Attendee?

July 10, 2023

You are cordially invited to the New Member and First-Time Attendee Orientation and Welcoming ReceptionSPONSORED BY ABBOTT – this is a fantastic opportunity for you to meet with colleagues from […]

Dietary Supplements, Food General

Call for Public Comment: Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids

July 5, 2023

The AOAC Botanical Ingredients and Dietary Supplement Integrity (BIDSI) program’s Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids Working Group recently completed its review and revision of the SMPR for Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids in teas, herbal infusions, […]

Governance and Policies, Methods & Standards

AOAC INTERNATIONAL is Seeking Candidates to Serve on the Official Methods Board

June 28, 2023

DEADLINE: July 31, 2023 This is a distinctive opportunity for AOAC members to help scientifically lead the Association toward its goals and serve its mission. The OMB serves the Association in […]

Lab Proficiency Testing

Proficiency Testing Division Gets an Intern

June 22, 2023

The Proficiency Testing division recently brought on an aspiring scientist to assist the staff and gain an understanding of the applied science that AOAC is involved in. Sam Scovitch is […]

Microbiology, Annual Meeting

AOAC Micro Community Newsletter and Micro Community Survey!

June 22, 2023

AOAC INTERNATIONAL will be publishing a quarterly newsletter focused on all things microbiology – from AOAC working groups, new program and project initiatives, member spotlights, current events, and more. The […]

Membership

Melissa Phillips Writes NIST Blog

June 15, 2023

AOAC member Melissa Phillips of National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) shared a blog about the work she does to keep food safe. https://www.nist.gov/blogs/taking-measure/organic-vegetarian-or-carnivore-whatever-you-eat-my-lab-working-keep-it-safe #foodsafety

Food Authenticity & Fraud, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, International Methods, Methods & Standards

Three AOAC Official Methods Endorsed by the Codex Committee on Methods of Analysis and Sampling (CCMAS)

June 15, 2023

The 42nd session of the FAO World Health Organization CCMAS has endorsed three AOAC Official Methods of Analysis (SPIFAN methods for total amino acids, tryptophan, and vitamin B12 in infant […]

Lab Proficiency Testing

Listeria Environmental Swab PT-Added to Scope of Accreditation

June 14, 2023

The Proficiency Testing division continues to develop new programs based on participant feedback or regulatory requirements.  The Listeria Environmental Swab (LS01) Proficiency Testing program was developed based on the additional […]

Food Colors, Contaminants, Methods & Standards

Call for Comments: Residual Solvents (Color Additives from Natural Sources)

June 14, 2023

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

Analytical Methods Week

Analytical Methods Week Schedule: July 24-28, 2023

June 14, 2023

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 science. […]

Dietary Supplements, Methods & Standards

Speeding Along, PAs SMPR Out for Working Group Comment

June 12, 2023

A big thank you to our co-chairs, Dr. Anja These (BfR) and Dr. Lukas Vaclavik (Eurofins), and the working group for all the effort put forth on the draft. Another […]

Contaminants, Food General, Methods & Standards

PFAS SMPR in the Home Stretch

June 12, 2023

A huge thank you to the PFAS working group and chair, Dr. Susan Genualdi (FDA), for all the hard work and contributions putting together drafting a SMPR for Select Food […]

Contaminants, Food General, Methods & Standards, New Initiatives

Call for Comments: Heavy Metals

June 7, 2023

DEADLINE: July 7, 2023 The AOAC Heavy Metals Working Group recently completed its review and revision of the SMPR for the Determination of Trace Elemental Contaminants in Food and Beverages and […]

Annual Meeting

Call for Judges for First Timer Poster Contest  

June 6, 2023

AOAC is seeking volunteers to judge First Timer Poster Presentations at the Annual Meeting in New Orleans. Judges must be in person at the Annual Meeting and available to make […]

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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 […]