Food Colors, Methods & Standards, Current

Call for Methods: Pesticides in Color Additives

May 15, 2024

AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) invites method developers to submit methods for First Action consideration and possible evaluation through the AOAC Official MethodsTM program. Prospective methods must be able to quantify selected […]

Methods & Standards, Food Colors, Current

Call for Methods: Residual Solvents in Color Additives

February 16, 2024

AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) invites method developers to submit methods for First Action consideration and possible evaluation through the AOAC Official MethodsTM program. Prospective methods must be able to quantify selected […]

Awards, Annual Meeting, Membership

Call for Nominations: OMB Technical Service Award

February 28, 2024

Call for Nominations Recommend a colleague today! The AOAC Official Methods Board is soliciting nominations for its annual Technical Service Award.  Deadline:  Friday, March 29, 2024 Nomination Form The Official […]

Annual Meeting, Midyear Meeting, General

AOAC Merchandise Now Available

February 23, 2024

AOAC INTERNATIONAL is now selling new merchandise in honor of our 140th anniversary for a limited time. Products will only be available for five weeks starting today, February 23, until […]

Agricultural Materials, Contaminants, Food Colors, Methods & Standards

Call for Experts: Residual Solvents & Pesticides in Color Additives

February 21, 2024

AOAC is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers for its Expert Review Panel (ERP) to review methods for determination of selected residual solvents in color additives from crop-based sources and to […]

Agricultural Materials, Food Colors, Methods & Standards

AOAC SMPR® 2024.001 Published

February 21, 2024

The first Standard Method Performance Requirement (SMPR®) of 2024 has been published for Selected Pesticides in Color Additives from Crop-Based Sources (AOAC SMPR® 2024.001). Photo by HandmadePictures – stock.adobe.com

Research Institute

Call for Experts: Mycotoxin Methods – Non-Dairy

February 21, 2024

AOAC is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers to serve as Volunteer Experts for the AOAC Performance Tested MethodsSM (PTM) program administered by the AOAC Research Institute. Appointed volunteers will lead […]

Cannabis, Research Institute, Microbiology

Call for Volunteer Experts: Microbiology Contaminants in Cannabis Methods

February 15, 2024

AOAC is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers to serve as Volunteer Experts for the AOAC Performance Tested MethodsSM (PTM) Program administered by the AOAC Research Institute. Appointed volunteers will lead […]

Methods & Standards, Microbiology

Call for Comments: Cyclospora

February 14, 2024

The AOAC Analytical International Methods and Standards (AIMS) program Cyclospora Working Group completed its first draft of Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs®) for Detection, Identification, and Characterization of Cyclospora cayetanensis […]

Awards

Call For Nominations 2024 AOAC Section of the Year Award 

February 14, 2024

This award provides a means for recognizing the role a Section plays in advancing analytical excellence in the areas of food safety, food integrity, and public health by bringing together […]

Cannabis, Lab Proficiency Testing

Now Accredited-Cannabis and Hemp Dried Flower PT

February 8, 2024

The AOAC Proficiency Testing Programs offered in both Cannabis and Hemp dried flower/biomass matrices have been added to the program’s Scope of Accreditation by A2LA. These programs provide ready to analyze […]

Annual Meeting

Call for Scientific Sessions Now Open

January 31, 2024

The AOAC INTERNATIONAL Technical Programming Council (TPC) invites AOAC members and other interested individuals to submit scientific session proposals to be offered at the 138th Annual Meeting & Exposition in […]

Cannabis, Contaminants, Lab Proficiency Testing, Microbiology

First Cannabis and Hemp Oil PT Program

January 31, 2024

On January 29, AOAC sent the first Oil proficiency testing samples in a Cannabis >0.3%THC and Hemp <0.3% THC Oil matrices for a pilot round. Like all AOAC PT programs, […]

Methods & Standards

Call for Consensus on AOAC Draft SMPR

January 24, 2024

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Friday, March 29, 2024 The draft Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs®) for Amplicon Sequencing was posted for public comment for 45 days. No comments were received on the draft […]

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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 […]