Dietary Supplements, Methods & Standards

Speeding Along, PAs SMPR Out for Working Group Comment

June 12, 2023

A big thank you to our co-chairs, Dr. Anja These (BfR) and Dr. Lukas Vaclavik (Eurofins), and the working group for all the effort put forth on the draft. Another […]

Contaminants, Food General, Methods & Standards

PFAS SMPR in the Home Stretch

June 12, 2023

A huge thank you to the PFAS working group and chair, Dr. Susan Genualdi (FDA), for all the hard work and contributions putting together drafting a SMPR for Select Food […]

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 […]

Allergens, Methods & Standards

Calls for Working Group Members – GFA 

June 6, 2023

AOAC is continuing the call for experts/volunteers to participate in the Gluten & Food Allergens Program. The Gluten Working Group is initiating the development of a Qualitative Validation Guidance document, […]

Methods & Standards, Biothreat Agents

Call for Volunteers – SPADA

June 6, 2023

AOAC’s Stakeholder Program on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) is focused on developing the biothreat agent detection standards needed by government agencies and first response bodies. Are you interested in contributing […]

Methods & Standards

AOAC Celebrates World Metrology Day 2023

May 24, 2023

Erik Konings represented AOAC INTERNATIONAL in celebrating World Metrology Day on May 20, 2023. The Consultative Committee for Amount of Substance: Metrology in Chemistry and Biology curated a series of […]

Agricultural Materials, Methods & Standards

Call for Volunteers for AOAC ERP for Total Sulfur Fertilizer Methods

May 24, 2023

AOAC is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers for its Expert Review Panel (ERP) for Total Sulfur Fertilizer Methods.    Eligibility for Expert Review Panel Membership All applications will be screened […]

Analytical Methods Week, Acrylamide, Food General, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Methods & Standards

Analytical Methods Week April 24-May 3 Summary

May 5, 2023

During the most recent AOAC Official MethodsSM Analytical Methods Week (AMW) held April 24-May 3, 2023, eight ERPs were scheduled to meet to review 11 methods and four (4) validation […]

Methods & Standards, Research Institute

Metrohm, Inc. and Thermofisher Scientific, Inc. Issued First AOAC Installation & Operational Qualification Certifications

April 26, 2023

The AOAC Research Institute announces Metrohm, Inc. and Thermofisher Scientific, Inc. were awarded AOAC’s first Installation & Operational Qualification (Q2) Certifications for Technology Provider instrument documentation in support of ISO […]

Analytical Methods Week, Methods & Standards, Acrylamide, Food General, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Quantitative Microbiology

Analytical Methods Week Schedule: April 24 – 28, 2023

April 19, 2023

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 science. […]

Food General, Methods & Standards

AIMS Co-Chairs to Present to FDA Cyclospora Task Force

April 13, 2023

AOAC INTERNATIONAL’s Analytical International Methods and Standards (AIMS) Program co-chairs, Erin Crowley and Morgan Wallace, were recently invited to present to the FDA Cyclospora Task Force on the ongoing work […]

Methods & Standards, Contaminants, Food General

First Heavy Metals Working Group Meeting -April 18

April 13, 2023

The Working Group for Heavy Metals, chaired by Christopher Smith, The Coca-Cola Company, and Stéphane Dubascoux, Nestle, will have its first working group meeting on Tuesday, April 18, at 9 […]

Methods & Standards, Research Institute

A2LA Webinar “AOAC Q2: The Quality Bridge between the Technology Provider and the Laboratory”

April 12, 2023

A2LA and AOAC are presenting a joint complimentary webinar, “AOAC Q2: The Quality Bridge between the Technology Provider and the Laboratory,” on Thursday, May 11, at 2:00 PM ET, to […]

OMA

New Video Guide to Help Users Search OMA

April 5, 2023

Oxford University Press, the publisher of the 22nd edition of The Official Methods of Analysis of AOAC INTERNATIONAL℠ (OMA), has created a video to help users search the new site. […]

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    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 […]