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

Methods & Standards

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 […]

Methods & Standards, Quantitative Microbiology

Call for Consensus on AOAC Draft SMPR

January 24, 2024

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Friday, March 29, 2024 The draft Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs®) for Amplicon Sequencing was posted for public comment for 45 days. No comments were received on the draft […]

Allergens, Cannabis, Midyear Meeting, Methods & Standards

New Training Courses at Midyear Meeting

January 23, 2024

Three training courses will be held in person at the AOAC 2024 Midyear Meeting at the Gaithersburg DoubleTree. 2024 AOAC Accreditation Guidelines for Laboratories (ALACC) – Chemistry & Microbiology will […]

Governance and Policies, Methods & Standards, Partners

AOAC and ISO Renew Cooperation Agreement

January 3, 2024

AOAC INTERNATIONAL and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) announced the renewal of the cooperation agreement for joint development and approval of common standards and methods. The partnership for ISO […]

Food General, Contaminants, Methods & Standards, Current

Call for Methods: PFAS

December 15, 2023

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Wednesday, April 24 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 […]

Contaminants, Food General, Methods & Standards, Current

Call for Methods: Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids

December 15, 2023

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Wednesday, April 24, 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 […]

Contaminants, Food General, Dietary Supplements, Methods & Standards

Call for Experts: Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids

December 15, 2023

Call for Experts for Review of Methods for Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids (PAs) AOAC is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers for its Expert Review Panel (ERP) for review of methods for determination […]

Contaminants, Food General, Methods & Standards

Call for Experts: PFAS

December 15, 2023

Call for Experts for Review of Methods for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) AOAC is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers for its Expert Review Panel (ERP) for review of methods […]

Contaminants, Dietary Supplements, Food General, Methods & Standards

Ethylene Oxide Working Group Launch Scheduled

December 15, 2023

AOAC will begin development of standards at a meeting on Tuesday, January 9 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST for ethylene oxide and its marker residue 2-chloroethanol in oil […]

Allergens, Food General, Methods & Standards

Call for Consensus: Draft Guidance on Food Allergen Immunoassay Validation

December 6, 2023

The AOAC GFA Food Allergens program has completed its final review, revision, and reconciliation of public comments from the Draft Guidance on Food Allergen Immunoassay Validation document. The Draft AOAC […]

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 […]

Quantitative Microbiology, Journal of AOAC, Methods & Standards, Publications

Publish Microbiological Methods Papers in JAOAC

November 8, 2023

Did you know that the Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL publishes papers on Microbiological Methods? This section includes methods for identification and detection (qualitative and quantitative) of the pathogenic, indicator and […]

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

Analytical Methods Week Schedule: Nov. 13-17, 2023

November 2, 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. […]

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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. […]

    General

    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 […]