Agricultural Materials, Dietary Supplements, Food General, Methods & Standards

Call for Public Comment: Ethylene Oxide SMPR®

June 5, 2024

The AOAC Ethylene Oxide (ETO) Working Group recently completed its review of the Standard Performance Requirements (SMPRs®) for Determination of Ethylene Oxide and its Marker Residue 2-Chloroethanol in Oil Seeds […]

Methods & Standards, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals

Extended Call for Public Comment – MFGM SMPR®

June 25, 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 […]

Methods & Standards, Microbiology

Call for Comments: Cyclospora

February 14, 2024

The AOAC Analytical International Methods and Standards (AIMS) program Cyclospora Working Group completed its first draft of Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs®) for Detection, Identification, and Characterization of Cyclospora cayetanensis […]

Biothreat Agents

Call for Public Comment Extended: SPADA – Amplicon Sequencing SMPR

December 15, 2023

The AOAC Stakeholder Program on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) Working Group on Biothreat Method Detection recently completed the draft SMPR® for Amplicon Sequencing. The public comment period was originally scheduled […]

Cannabis, Methods & Standards, OMA

Call for Public Comment: CASP – Listeria SMPR®

November 17, 2023

The AOAC Cannabis Analytical Science Program (CASP) Working Group recently completed its Standard Method Performance Requirement® (SMPR®) for Detection and/or Enumeration of Listeria monocytogenes in Cannabis Infused Edibles and is […]

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 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 […]

Contaminants, Food General, Methods & Standards

Call for Public Comment: PFAS

July 19, 2023

The AOAC PFAS Working Group recently completed its review and revision of the SMPR for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in produce, beverages, dairy products, eggs, seafood, meat products, and […]

Dietary Supplements, Food General

Call for Public Comment: Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids

July 5, 2023

The AOAC Botanical Ingredients and Dietary Supplement Integrity (BIDSI) program’s Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids Working Group recently completed its review and revision of the SMPR for Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids in teas, herbal infusions, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Biothreat Agents, Methods & Standards, Current

Call for Comments: SPADA Working Group II

November 1, 2022

DEADLINE: Wednesday, November 23, 2022  The AOAC Stakeholder Program on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) Working Group (WG) II, Standards for NGS Biothreat agent detection-amplicon and metagenomic recently completed its development […]

Biothreat Agents

Call for Consensus: SPADA Working Group III

October 19, 2022

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Wednesday, December 21, 2022 The AOAC Stakeholder Program on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) Working Group (WG) III, Developing NGS Standards for Validation Criteria for Databases and in silico […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

    Allergens, Food General, Publications

    New Food Allergen Method Validation Guidelines Published – OMA, Appendix M Revised

    July 3, 2024

    AOAC has published new food allergen validation guidelines for immunoassays. This guidance supersedes the guidance originally developed by the AOAC Food Allergen Community and is included in the OMA as Appendix […]