Emerging Issues, New Initiatives

Botanical Identity Verification Virtual Forum

January 5, 2024

AOAC INTERNATIONAL is hosting a free virtual forum to discuss various topics related to botanical identity testing, such as the difference between identity and authenticity from a regulatory perspective, the […]

Emerging Issues, Inside Laboratory Management, New Initiatives, Publications

Reflecting on a Year of Growth, Relations, and Integrity in 2023

December 22, 2023

As AOAC heads into its 140th year, Inside Laboratory Management (ILM) reflects on a year devoted to growth, relations, and integrity. AOAC made significant strides in its integrated and core science programs […]

Dietary Supplements, Drinking Water, Contaminants, Food General, Methods & Standards, New Initiatives

Register Your Support and Interest in Two New Method Projects

September 7, 2023

Ethylene oxide: After an informative and well-attended scientific forum in July, AOAC is planning to launch a working group to develop standard method performance requirements (SMPRs) for ethylene oxide (EtO) […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dietary Supplements, Food Colors, Food General, General, New Initiatives

AOAC Continues to Seek Financial Support for Its Newly Proposed Programs and Projects

July 27, 2022

The following programs are still seeking financial support. If you are interested in being involved in determining the priorities and driving the development of criteria for any of these programs, […]

New Initiatives, Methods & Standards, Food General

New Initiative: Integrated Standards and Official Methods Development Project for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in Foods

June 22, 2022

This proposed project provides analytical solutions for the detection and quantification of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in processed and packaged foods and raw agricultural commodities. The workplan consists of […]

Dietary Supplements, New Initiatives

New Initiative: Botanical & Dietary Supplement Integrity Program

June 21, 2022

This multi-year program addresses current and newly emerging analytical needs within the botanical and dietary supplement community; designed to provide raw agricultural producers, manufacturers, testing laboratories, and retail establishments with […]

Dietary Supplements, New Initiatives

Call for Volunteers: Working Group for Folic Acid in Chewable Gels, Soft Gels, and Tablets

October 20, 2021

AOAC is seeking volunteer subject matter experts to serve on a newly established working group to develop a voluntary consensus standard (or standards) for the determination (quantification) of folic acid […]

Biothreat Agents, New Initiatives

October SPADA Working Group Meetings

October 19, 2021

Following a successful Stakeholder Program on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) launch meeting at the 2021 AOAC Annual Meeting, SPADA Working Group 3, Reference Database and In Silico Processes Validation, met […]

International Methods, New Initiatives, Microbiology

Why Should You Participate in AIMS?

September 22, 2021

AOAC INTERNATIONAL is seeking support for Analytical International Methods and Standards (AIMS), its newest multi-year integrated science program. The goals of this program are to prioritize and develop strategies to […]

International Methods, New Initiatives, Microbiology

Support AOAC’s Newest Program: Analytical International Methods and Standards (AIMS)

September 8, 2021

The newest multi-year AOAC Integrated Science Program, Analytical International Methods and Standards (AIMS), was introduced in response to a recognized gap within the AOAC portfolio of science-based activities. This program […]

New Initiatives, Glyphosates

New Initiative for Glyphosate Standards

May 12, 2020

Voluntary Consensus Standard for Determination of Glyphosate, N- acetylglyphosate, Aminomethylphosphonic acid, and N-acetyl- aminomethylphosphonic Acid to address Method Gaps in Food Matrices. Glyphosate is an organophosphate compound – an aminophosphonic […]

Emerging Issues, Rosins, New Initiatives

Working Group on Rosins takes shape

March 27, 2020

With wood rosins growing in use in the food supply chain, the lack of standards emerged as an area of concern in the 2019 Analytical Solutions Forum. Six months later, […]

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    In Remembrance: George Webster Latimer, Jr.

    April 17, 2024

    November 18, 1932-March 15, 2024 George Webster Latimer, Jr., a Fellow of AOAC (1997) and a long-time member, passed away on March 15, 2024. He was 92 years old. Latimer […]

    General, Membership

    AOAC Launches New Career Center/Job Bank

    April 17, 2024

    AOAC INTERNATIONAL is proud to announce the launch of its new AOAC Career Center/Job Bank. Explore the benefits of our new career center by logging in or creating a new […]

    Annual Meeting, Governance and Policies, General

    Call for Nominations for OMB

    April 17, 2024

    DEADLINE: Friday, May 17, 2024 AOAC INTERNATIONAL is seeking candidates to serve on the Official Methods Board (OMB). This is a distinctive opportunity for AOAC members to help scientifically lead […]

    Sections

    Arab Section Annual Meeting & Survey

    April 16, 2024

    The second Annual Meeting of the Arab Section of AOAC INTERNATIONAL will take place on Tuesday, May 7 and Wednesday, May 8 at the W Amman Hotel in Amman, Jordan. […]