Botanicals, Methods & Standards

Call for Working Group Members: Botanical Identity Verification

May 1, 2024

AOAC is seeking volunteer subject matter experts to serve on a multifaceted working group focused on botanical identity testing under the umbrella of the Botanical Ingredient and Dietary Supplement Integrity […]

Dietary Supplements, Food General, International Methods, Methods & Standards, Publications, Journal of AOAC

Call for Authors on “Green Chemistry”

April 8, 2024

The Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL is issuing a Call for Authors for a Special Edition on “Green Chemistry: Recent Advances in Food and Dietary Supplement Analysis” Guest Edited by Zhengfei […]

Methods & Standards, OMA, Publications, International Methods

OMA Update

April 3, 2024

Since the publication of the 22nd edition of the Official Methods of Analysis of AOAC INTERNATIONAL (OMA) on Oxford Academic in 2023, we have been actively gathering and listening to […]

Methods & Standards, Contaminants

Call for Experts: Bromoform in Seaweed

March 22, 2024

AOAC is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers for its Expert Review Panel (ERP) for review of methods for determination of bromoform by gas chromatography, specifically bromoform in seaweed and animal […]

Methods & Standards, Microbiology

Metagenomics Working Group: Volunteers Needed

March 22, 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 […]

Contaminants, Drinking Water, Methods & Standards, Microbiology

Legionella in Water WG: Volunteers Needed

March 22, 2024

AOAC will launch the development of a voluntary consensus standard for Legionella in water (potable and nonpotable), including the detection, identification, and enumeration, involving discussion of qualitative and quantitative method […]

Methods & Standards, Food General, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Dietary Supplements, Protein

AOAC Webinar on Whey Protein Hydrolysates Characterization: A Pathway Forward

March 22, 2024

Join us on Wednesday, April 17, 10:00 AM ET, for an informative webinar featuring Professor Seamus O’Mahony from the University College Cork, Ireland, who will review the analytical method needs […]

Biothreat Agents, Methods & Standards

Call for Consensus – DEADLINE EXTENDED

March 14, 2024

The deadline for submitting your vote to demonstrate consensus on the following draft standard has been extended. The draft standard is entitled “Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs®) Detection of Multiple […]

Dietary Supplements, Methods & Standards

Call for Experts Folic Acid – Dietary Supplements

March 14, 2024

AOAC is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers for its Expert Review Panel (ERP) for review of methods for the determination/quantitation of folic acid in all forms of dietary supplements intended […]

Food General, International Methods, Methods & Standards, Microbiology

Upcoming ERP Meetings and Submission Deadlines

March 14, 2024

Expert Review Panel Meetings for Microbiology Methods for Food and Environmental Surfaces Meeting Date Method Submission Deadline Tuesday, April 16 Friday, March 22 Tuesday, July 23 Tuesday, June 11 Tuesday, […]

Methods & Standards

Call for Methods: DEADLINE EXTENDED

March 13, 2024

The method submission for consideration and possible evaluation through the AOAC Official MethodsSM program for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in select foods, and for pyrrolizidine alkaloids in select botanical […]

Journal of AOAC, Dietary Supplements, International Methods, Methods & Standards, Publications

Call for Authors for a Special Edition

March 13, 2024

The Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL is issuing a Call for Authors for a Special Edition on the “Advances in Non-targeted/targeted Methods for Quality Assurance of Food and Botanical Dietary Supplements” […]

Food Colors, Methods & Standards, Current

Call for Methods: Pesticides in Color Additives

May 15, 2024

AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) invites method developers to submit methods for First Action consideration and possible evaluation through the AOAC Official MethodsTM program. Prospective methods must be able to quantify selected […]

Methods & Standards, Food Colors, Current

Call for Methods: Residual Solvents in Color Additives

February 16, 2024

AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) invites method developers to submit methods for First Action consideration and possible evaluation through the AOAC Official MethodsTM program. Prospective methods must be able to quantify selected […]

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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.

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    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. […]