Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting Poster Abstract Deadline Extended to June 5

May 28, 2024

The Poster Abstract submission deadline has been extended until Wednesday, June 5, 2024. The submission site will close at 2:00 PM ET. IMPORTANT: No new poster submissions will be considered […]

Publications, Journal of AOAC

JAOAC Current Calls for Authors

May 28, 2024

The Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL has issued four Calls for Authors for Special Editions: The Calls for Authors are open until Monday, July 1, 2024. Contact Jennifer Diatz, Director of Publications, […]

General

Position Posting: Coordinator / Manager, AOAC Science Programs

May 28, 2024

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. […]

Publications, Journal of AOAC, Methods & Standards

Call for Authors on Psychedelic Plants & Fungi

May 28, 2024

The Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL is issuing a Call for Authors for a Special Edition on Psychedelic Plants & Fungi: Regulatory Landscape, Analytical Challenges, and Quality Considerations guest edited by Sharon […]

Methods & Standards, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals

Call for Public Comment – MFGM SMPR®

May 24, 2024

The Stakeholder Panel on Infant Formula and Adult Nutrition (SPIFAN) Working Group recently completed its Standard Method Performance Requirement® (SMPR®) for Determination of Milk Fat Globule Membrane (MFGM) Proteins in […]

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

New Training Courses at Annual Meeting

May 24, 2024

Three training courses will be held in person at the AOAC 2024 Annual Meeting in Baltimore. Performance Tested Methods and Official Methods of Analysis Technical Requirements will be held on […]

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

Latest Issue of the JAOAC

May 24, 2024

The May-June 2024 issue, Volume 107 Issue 3, of the Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL has been released. The latest issue contains research and review articles on Drug Formulations; Food Authenticity/Food […]

Microbiology, Methods & Standards

Metagenomics Working Group: Volunteers Needed (EXTENDED)

May 24, 2024

AOAC will launch the development of three agnostic voluntary consensus standards (including standard method performance requirements) for metagenomic sequencing methodology. The standards will be the metagenomic counterpart to the amplicon […]

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

Call for Methods 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 […]

Contaminants, Food General, New Initiatives, Methods & Standards

Heavy Metals New Initiative: Trace Elements

May 15, 2024

AOAC is seeking volunteer subject matter experts to serve on a working group to develop a voluntary consensus standard for trace essential and non-essential elements in foods. This is an […]

General, Membership

Manager of Early-Career Employees Survey

May 14, 2024

AOAC is interested in hearing feedback from managers of early-career employees. If you manage anyone early in their career, AOAC would like to hear from you on how we can […]

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    Airfare Discounts on United for Meeting

    June 14, 2024

    United Airlines is offering discounts on select flights to/from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) for attendees of the AOAC Annual Meeting. Visit the Hotel and Travel page for details.

    Cannabis

    FDA/USDA Plenary at Annual Meeting to Focus on Analytical Methods in Regulation

    June 14, 2024

    The 2024 AOAC INTERNATIONAL Annual Meeting & Exposition, August 23 – 28, 2024, in Baltimore, Maryland, will feature a special plenary panel on Monday, August 26 with Denise Eblen, PhD, […]

    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. […]