Food Authenticity & Fraud, Food General, General, Methods & Standards

Call for Comments: FAM Gap Analysis Report

October 5, 2022

FOOD AUTHENTICITY METHODS GAP ANALYSIS REPORT Targeted Testing “Call for Comments” AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) announces the availability of the following Targeted Testing draft Gap Analysis Report for public comment for Bovine […]

Acrylamide, General, Food General, Methods & Standards

Call for Consensus: Draft SMPR for Acrylamide

September 22, 2022

The AOAC Acrylamide Working Group recently completed its review, revision, and reconciliation of public comments of the SMPR for Acrylamide in potato products, baby food, bread, other cereal and bakery products, cocoa […]

Dietary Supplements, General, Methods & Standards

Call For Methods: Determination of Folic Acid in Dietary Supplements

September 15, 2022

AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) invites method developers to submit methods for consideration and possible evaluation through the AOAC Official MethodsSM program. Prospective methods must be able to determine folate in the forms of supplemental […]

General, OMA, Governance and Policies, Methods & Standards

Your Help Needed, Please Comment to the FDA

August 23, 2022

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed a rule to revoke its methods of analysis regulation. The proposed rule relates to FDA enforcement programs when the method of analysis is […]

General, Methods & Standards, Biothreat Agents

Call for Comments: SPADA Working Group III

August 17, 2022

DEADLINE: Friday, September 16, 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 Processes […]

General, Cannabis, Research Institute, Sections, Methods & Standards

Bring RI to the Southern Section Conference, April 18-19, 2023

August 10, 2022

Sponsorships are available to bring the AOAC Research Institute to the 2023 Conference. The sponsorship pledges will solidify a one-day symposium to discuss how methods are certified and the analytical […]

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

Report from Analytical Methods Week

August 3, 2022

During the most recent AOAC Official MethodsSM Analytical Methods Week (AMW) held July 25-29, 2022, eight ERPs were scheduled to meet to review a combined 23 methods. Seven of the […]

Analytical Methods Week, Methods & Standards, Dietary Supplements, Agricultural Materials, Contaminants, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Quantitative Microbiology

Analytical Methods Week Schedule: July 25-29, 2022

July 12, 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 […]

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 […]

Annual Meeting, Methods & Standards, Technical Divisions

Wanna Learn More About Reference Materials at the Annual Meeting?

July 17, 2023

Check out a demo of the new free interactive course on reference materials from the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre during the Annual Meeting, presented by Dr. Håkan Emteborg, Scientific/Technical […]

Contaminants, Food Colors, Methods & Standards

Call for Comments: Pesticide Residues (Color Additives from Natural Sources)

June 28, 2023

DEADLINE: July 28, 2023 The AOAC Pesticide Residues Subgroup within the Color Additives from Natural Colors Working Group recently completed its review and revision of the SMPR for Selected Pesticides in […]

Analytical Methods Week, Methods & Standards

2023 Deadlines for Analytical Methods Week & ERP Meetings Announced

November 8, 2022

AOAC is pleased to announce the following deadlines for Analytical Methods Week and Expert Review Panels for 2023. AOAC Analytical Methods Week will be held three (3) times during 2023 […]

Methods & Standards, Research Institute, Quantitative Microbiology

Call for Experts for Review of Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) Assays

April 21, 2022

AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) is recruiting volunteer subject matter experts in adenosine triphosphate (ATP) and hygiene monitoring assay methodologies and validation to serve as volunteer experts and AOAC Research Institute (AOAC […]

Governance and Policies, Methods & Standards

Call for Comments: AOAC Appendix G

April 11, 2022

DEADLINE: May 16, 2022 Since 2011, AOAC Expert Review Panels (ERPs) have been used to assess methods against Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs®). In 2021, after a decade of successful […]

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    PFAS in Packaging Webinar

    April 11, 2024

    AOAC INTERNATIONAL is hosting a free webinar to discuss various topics related to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in food packaging and contact materials from a regulatory perspective (US Federal, […]

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

    Call for Authors for a Special Edition 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 […]

    Annual Meeting, Awards, Allergens, Food General, Membership

    AOAC INTERNATIONAL Announces Professor Michelle Colgrave as the 2024 Wiley Award Winner

    April 4, 2024

    The world-leading ‘Professor of Beer’ and mass spectrometrist in food science and agricultural research has made remarkable contributions to the development of analytical methods in the field of gluten analysis. […]

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    Veronica Kays Joins AOAC Staff

    April 4, 2024

    Veronica Kays has joined the AOAC staff as Manager, Science Programs reporting to the Chief Innovation Officer. She comes to AOAC INTERNATIONAL with extensive experience in quality control and business […]