Methods & Standards

Call for Methods: DEADLINE EXTENDED

March 13, 2024

The method submission for consideration and possible evaluation through the AOAC Official MethodsSM program for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in select foods, and for pyrrolizidine alkaloids in select botanical […]

Cannabis, Dietary Supplements, Food General, Publications

Revised AOAC Laboratory Guidelines Published

March 13, 2024

AOAC INTERNATIONAL is pleased to announce the publication of the new Guidelines for Laboratories Performing Microbiological and Chemical Analyses of Food, Dietary Supplements, Pharmaceuticals, and Cannabis revised by the Analytical […]

Annual Meeting, Awards

Call For Judges for Student Scholarship Awards

March 13, 2024

AOAC is looking for volunteers from government, academia, and the private sector with advanced research degrees in food science, microbiology, chemistry, and molecular biology to serve as judges for the […]

Journal of AOAC, Dietary Supplements, International Methods, Methods & Standards, Publications

Call for Authors for a Special Edition

March 13, 2024

The Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL is issuing a Call for Authors for a Special Edition on the “Advances in Non-targeted/targeted Methods for Quality Assurance of Food and Botanical Dietary Supplements” […]

General

Briana Hall Joins AOAC Staff

March 13, 2024

Briana Hall will serve as Coordinator of Science Programs. She comes to the organization with a background in project management and strategic account management from Quantis, a BCG Company, and […]

Annual Meeting, Governance and Policies

Nominate a Member for the AOAC Board of Directors

March 7, 2024

Deadline: April 12, 2024 AOAC is seeking potential nominees to serve on the AOAC INTERNATIONAL Board of Directors for the following positions: President-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, and Director (2). Please use this form to recommend individuals […]

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 […]

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    Food General

    Call for Experts: Fat Testing

    June 13, 2024

    AOAC is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers for a new Expert Review Panel (ERP) for review of fat testing methods including crude or total fat methods for food matrices. The […]

    Food General, Protein

    Call for Novel Foods Amino Acids Working Group

    June 13, 2024

    AOAC anticipates the formation of a working group to create a method performance standard for amino acid content (and/or total protein content) for matrices such as novel foods and ingredients. […]

    Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Methods & Standards, Dietary Supplements, Food General, Protein

    Call for Whey Protein Hydrolysates Characterization Working Group

    June 13, 2024

    AOAC anticipates the formation of a working group to create a method performance standard(s) for the characterization of whey protein hydrolysates. Those knowledgeable in the degree of hydrolysis and molecular […]

    Research Institute

    New AOAC Research Institute Certified Methods

    June 13, 2024

    The following methods recently received AOAC Research Institute Performance Tested MethodsSM (PTM) certifications: