General

New AOAC Strategic Plan 2023-2025

February 8, 2023

After a comprehensive process, we are excited to announce a new strategic plan that will guide our organization for the next three years. The core of AOAC’s mission and vision […]

General, Methods & Standards, OMA, Publications

AOAC INTERNATIONAL’S New Edition of Official Methods of Analysis Published on Oxford Academic

February 7, 2023

Rockville, Maryland, February 7, 2023 — AOAC INTERNATIONAL is pleased to announce that the 22nd edition of The Official Methods of Analysis of AOAC INTERNATIONAL SM (OMA) – the most […]

Food General, Allergens

Call for Comments: Gluten Validation Guidance Document & Annex A-D

February 1, 2023

AOAC GLUTEN & FOOD ALLERGENS PROGRAM AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) announces the availability of the following Gluten Validation Guidance Document & Annex A-D for public comment. To review and provide comments, click […]

General

Dr. Katerina Mastovska Named AOAC INTERNATIONAL Deputy Executive Director and Chief Science Officer

January 23, 2023

Two Longtime Staff Members – Dawn L. Frazier and Deborah McKenzie – Receive Promotions FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rockville, Maryland, January 23, 2023 — AOAC INTERNATIONAL Executive Director David B. Schmidt […]

Cannabis, Lab Proficiency Testing

AOAC Cannabis/Hemp PT Statistics-Why Are We Different?

January 11, 2023

Many competitors’ Proficiency Testing (PT) programs use consensus-based statistics to establish assigned values, standard deviations, etc. and that may not be the best way to handle them, so AOAC has […]

General

Position Posting: Chief Innovation Officer (Business Development)

January 6, 2023

AOAC INTERNATIONAL is currently seeking a creative and energetic Chief Innovation Officer to inspire innovative programs and projects at AOAC INTERNATIONAL that increase revenue and organizational effectiveness. The Chief Innovation […]

Food General, General, Methods & Standards

Call for Volunteers: Heavy Metals

January 4, 2023

AOAC is seeking volunteer subject matter experts to serve on a newly established working group to review the applicability of current standard method performance requirements for heavy metals in foods […]

Food Colors, Contaminants

Call for Volunteers: Color Additives from Natural Sources

January 4, 2023

AOAC is seeking volunteer subject matter experts to serve on a newly established working group, composed of four contaminant-specific subgroups, to develop and adopt voluntary consensus standards for color additives […]

Cannabis, Food General

Voting Open for CASP SMPR

January 4, 2023

The AOAC CASP Chemistry Working Group recently completed its review, revision, and reconciliation of public comments of the SMPR for the Determination of Pesticides in Cannabis Containing Beverages; and is now open for […]

Research Institute

New Research Institute PTM certifications

December 8, 2022

New Performance Tested Method (PTM) Approvals The following test kits recently received AOAC Research Institute PTM certifications:

Biothreat Agents, Governance and Policies, Methods & Standards

Call for Consensus: SPADA Working Group II

December 8, 2022

DEADLINE: Wednesday, December 21, 2022The AOAC Stakeholder Program on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) Working Group (WG) II, Developing NGS Standards for Biothreat Detection Methods, recently posted their document for public […]

Technical Divisions, Awards, Annual Meeting

TDRM Inés Cereijo Student Award Applications Now Open

November 29, 2022

Applications for the Inés Cereijo AOAC INTERNATIONAL TDRM Student Award are now available. This award from the Technical Division on Reference Materials (TDRM) supports students in promoting awareness of the […]

Analytical Methods Week, Microbiology, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Governance and Policies, Agricultural Materials, Methods & Standards

Analytical Methods Week Schedule: November 28-December 2, 2022

November 28, 2022

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 […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Food General, Methods & Standards

Call for Methods: Determination of Fatty Acids

November 10, 2022

DEADLINE:  CLOSED AOAC Official Methods of Analysis℠ (OMA) Program Determination of Fatty Acids which are esterified at the SN-2 position (beta) of the triacylglycerol molecules in infant formula, adult/pediatric formula and […]

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    Annual Meeting

    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. […]