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 […]

Cannabis, Lab Proficiency Testing

Ahead of the Times…. 

June 6, 2023

AOAC and its test material provider Signature Science LLC are sending the first > 0.3% THC Cannabis samples for Proficiency Testing to laboratories. Samples were shipped Monday, June 5. Participating laboratories […]

Allergens, Methods & Standards

Calls for Working Group Members – GFA 

June 6, 2023

AOAC is continuing the call for experts/volunteers to participate in the Gluten & Food Allergens Program. The Gluten Working Group is initiating the development of a Qualitative Validation Guidance document, […]

Methods & Standards, Biothreat Agents

Call for Volunteers – SPADA

June 6, 2023

AOAC’s Stakeholder Program on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) is focused on developing the biothreat agent detection standards needed by government agencies and first response bodies. Are you interested in contributing […]

Methods & Standards

AOAC Celebrates World Metrology Day 2023

May 24, 2023

Erik Konings represented AOAC INTERNATIONAL in celebrating World Metrology Day on May 20, 2023. The Consultative Committee for Amount of Substance: Metrology in Chemistry and Biology curated a series of […]

New Initiatives, Microbiology, Drinking Water, Emerging Issues

Support Newest AIMS Initiative: Legionella

May 24, 2023

AOAC INTERNATIONAL established the Analytical International Methods and Standards (AIMS) program in an effort to meet emerging industry needs by providing standards for microbial pathogen detection that incorporates novel and […]

Agricultural Materials, Methods & Standards

Call for Volunteers for AOAC ERP for Total Sulfur Fertilizer Methods

May 24, 2023

AOAC is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers for its Expert Review Panel (ERP) for Total Sulfur Fertilizer Methods.    Eligibility for Expert Review Panel Membership All applications will be screened […]

Annual Meeting, Technical Divisions

Need Answers to Your Reference Materials Questions? Ask the TDRM “Help Desk”

May 9, 2023

TDRM is hosting its first ever “Help Desk” on Reference Materials at the Annual Meeting. Have a question on where to find a particular reference material fit-for-purpose to your analytical […]

Annual Meeting

Call for Volunteers for the AOAC Technical Programming Council

May 9, 2023

Deadline: Friday, July 7, 2023 AOAC INTERNATIONAL is seeking experienced AOAC members to join the Technical Programming Council (TPC), an expert advisory group dealing with technical programming and content management […]

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    AOAC at IAFP

    July 15, 2024

    AOAC is exhibiting at the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) meeting in Long Beach, CA. Come see us at Booth #806 where we’re talking about AOAC programs and projects including the […]

    Membership

    Explore AOAC’s New Career Center/Job Bank

    July 10, 2024

    AOAC’s Career Center/Job Bank is connecting top employers with premier professionals. Employers, find your next great hires by placing your job in front of our highly qualified members. Professionals, keep […]

    Research Institute, Annual Meeting, Chemistry, Methods & Standards, Microbiology

    PTM and OMA Technical Requirements Training Course at Annual Meeting

    July 10, 2024

    Register today for the Performance Tested MethodsSM and Official Methods of AnalysisSM Technical Requirements Training Course that will take place at the AOAC Annual Meeting in Baltimore on Saturday, August […]

    Journal of AOAC, Publications

    July-August 2024 issue of JAOAC

    July 10, 2024

    The July-August 2024 issue, Volume 107 Issue 4, of the Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL has been released. The latest issue contains research and review articles on Drug Formulations, Environmental Chemical […]