Dietary Supplements, Food General, General, International Methods, Methods & Standards, Current

Call for Volunteers for AOAC Expert Review Panel for Folic Acid in Dietary Supplement Methods

October 19, 2022

AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers for the formation of its Expert Review Panel (ERP) for Folic Acid in Dietary Supplement Methods to review submitted candidate methods […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Current, OMA

Call for Methods: Determination of A1- and A2-type β-casein in infant formula, adult/pediatric formula and select milk and milk products

October 10, 2022

DEADLINE:  ONGOING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE AOAC Official Methods of Analysis℠ (OMA) Program Determination of A1- and A2-type β-casein in infant formula, adult/pediatric formula and select milk and milk products AOAC INTERNATIONAL […]

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 […]

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    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 […]