Dietary Supplements, Food General, Methods & Standards

Cast Your Vote on the PAs SMPR

September 14, 2023

The AOAC Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids (PAs) Working Group recently completed its review, revision, and reconciliation of public comments of the SMPR for PAs in Teas, Herbal Infusions, Dried Herbs, Seed Spices, […]

Lab Proficiency Testing

Water Activity Added to PT’s Scope of Accreditation

September 14, 2023

In response to participant feedback, Water Activity was added as an analyte to the C02 Cheese Chemistry program. Water Activity is now also covered by AOAC Proficiency Testing program’s scope of […]

Allergens, Food General, Methods & Standards

Call for Comments: Food Allergens Guidelines

September 14, 2023

Draft AOAC Food Allergen Immunoassay Validation Guidance Document (September 2023) Open for 30-Day Public Comment Period September 13, 2023:  AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) announces the availability of the draft Food Allergen […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Methods & Standards

Call for Experts: MFGM

September 14, 2023

AOAC is seeking volunteers with subject matter experience and expertise in Milk Fat Globule Membrane (MFGM) in Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals to develop voluntary consensus standard (or standards). The […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Methods & Standards

Call for Comments: Draft Vanillin SMPR

September 14, 2023

Open for 30-Day Public Comment Period September 13, 2023:  AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) announces the availability of draft Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPR®) for Vanillin, Ethyl Vanillin, Methyl Vanillin, and Coumarin […]

Food Colors, Microbiology, Contaminants, Methods & Standards

Call for Volunteers: Microbial Contaminants in Color Additives from Natural Sources

September 14, 2023

AOAC is seeking volunteer subject matter experts to serve on a newly established working group to develop and adopt voluntary consensus standards for microbial contaminants in color additives from natural […]

Cannabis

AOAC Speaks at Cannabis Science Conference Fall

September 14, 2023

Allison Baker, AOAC INTERNATIONAL, Coordinator for Science Programs, will participate on a panel titled, “Standards and Accreditation – The Way We Move Forward?” at Cannabis Science Conference Fall on September […]

Journal of AOAC

Call for Papers: Sampling Section

September 7, 2023

The Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL is seeking papers for the “Sampling” section of the journal. The scope of this section includes studies related to the primary sampling or laboratory sampling, […]

Journal of AOAC

Latest Issue of the JAOAC

September 7, 2023

The September-October 2023 issue, Volume 106 Issue 5, of the Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL has been released. The latest issue contains research and review articles on Drug Formulations, Human Nutrient […]

OMA, Methods & Standards

OMA Online New and Updated Content

September 7, 2023

The Official Methods of Analysis (OMA) online has recently been updated to include new and updated material. For the most up-to-date information on methods, subscribers should visit the OMA website. […]

Methods & Standards, OMA, Publications

OMA Online Search Capability Enhancement

September 7, 2023

To improve the search functionality and ease of use on the Official Methods of Analysis (OMA) online website, Oxford University Press recently added hyperlinks in the Subject, Number, and SMPR […]

Dietary Supplements, Drinking Water, Contaminants, Food General, Methods & Standards, New Initiatives

Register Your Support and Interest in Two New Method Projects

September 7, 2023

Ethylene oxide: After an informative and well-attended scientific forum in July, AOAC is planning to launch a working group to develop standard method performance requirements (SMPRs) for ethylene oxide (EtO) […]

Research Institute

AOAC Research Institute PTM Program Scope Expansion and R2 Program Elimination

September 7, 2023

On August 25, 2023, the AOAC Board of Directors approved revised policies and procedures of the AOAC Research Institute Performance Tested MethodsSM (PTM) program, which (effective immediately) expanded the PTM […]

General

AOAC Turns 139 Years Old

September 7, 2023

On Saturday, September 9, 2023, AOAC INTERNATIONAL will turn 139 years old. The Association of Agricultural Chemists officially became an organization on September 9, 1884, during the annual American Association […]

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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 […]