Contaminants, Food General, Dietary Supplements, Methods & Standards

Call for Experts: Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids

December 15, 2023

Call for Experts for Review of Methods for Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids (PAs) AOAC is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers for its Expert Review Panel (ERP) for review of methods for determination […]

Contaminants, Food General, Methods & Standards

Call for Experts: PFAS

December 15, 2023

Call for Experts for Review of Methods for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) AOAC is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers for its Expert Review Panel (ERP) for review of methods […]

Food General

AOAC Virtual Session on Bioassays

December 15, 2023

The AOAC Europe section is organizing a virtual session on “Best Practices for Bioassay Testing of Food and other Complex Mixtures,” which will provide the main outcomes of a recent […]

Contaminants, Dietary Supplements, Food General, Methods & Standards

Ethylene Oxide Working Group Launch Scheduled

December 15, 2023

AOAC will begin development of standards at a meeting on Tuesday, January 9 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST for ethylene oxide and its marker residue 2-chloroethanol in oil […]

Biothreat Agents

Call for Public Comment Extended: SPADA – Amplicon Sequencing SMPR

December 15, 2023

The AOAC Stakeholder Program on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) Working Group on Biothreat Method Detection recently completed the draft SMPR® for Amplicon Sequencing. The public comment period was originally scheduled […]

Allergens, Food General, Methods & Standards

Call for Consensus: Draft Guidance on Food Allergen Immunoassay Validation

December 6, 2023

The AOAC GFA Food Allergens program has completed its final review, revision, and reconciliation of public comments from the Draft Guidance on Food Allergen Immunoassay Validation document. The Draft AOAC […]


Call for Volunteers: AOAC Membership Committee

December 4, 2023

The AOAC Committee on Membership is currently seeking active volunteers to fill the following vacant positions: The Membership Committee is responsible for reviewing policies and procedures on all types of […]


Nominations Open for AOAC Student Awards

November 29, 2023

Nominations are open for three student awards to be given at the 2024 Annual Meeting – the AOAC INTERNATIONAL/Eurofins Foundation “Testing for Life” Student Award, the AOAC INTERNATIONAL/Herbalife Scholarship, and […]

Food General

Call for Volunteers: Ethylene Oxide Working Group

November 29, 2023

AOAC is seeking volunteer subject matter experts to serve on a newly established working group to develop a voluntary consensus standard for ethylene oxide residues (ethylene oxide and 2-chloroethanol) in […]

Contaminants, Food General, Food Authenticity & Fraud, Journal of AOAC, Publications, Microbiology

Latest Issue of the JAOAC

November 17, 2023

The November-December 2023 issue, Volume 106 Issue 6, of the Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL has been released. The latest issue contains research and review articles on Drug Formulations; Food Authenticity/Food […]

Cannabis, Methods & Standards, OMA

Call for Public Comment: CASP – Listeria SMPR®

November 17, 2023

The AOAC Cannabis Analytical Science Program (CASP) Working Group recently completed its Standard Method Performance Requirement® (SMPR®) for Detection and/or Enumeration of Listeria monocytogenes in Cannabis Infused Edibles and is […]

Microbiology, Journal of AOAC, Methods & Standards, Publications

Publish Microbiological Methods Papers in JAOAC

November 8, 2023

Did you know that the Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL publishes papers on Microbiological Methods? This section includes methods for identification and detection (qualitative and quantitative) of the pathogenic, indicator and […]


Position Posting: Coordinator / Manager, AOAC Science Programs

November 8, 2023

AOAC INTERNATIONAL is currently seeking an energetic, outgoing Coordinator or Manager of AOAC INTERNATIONAL Science Programs to oversee, implement, monitor, and facilitate the full lifecycle of assigned programs and projects. […]

Analytical Methods Week, Methods & Standards, Microbiology, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals

Analytical Methods Week Schedule: Nov. 13-17, 2023

November 2, 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. […]

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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 […]