Methods & Standards

Call for Experts For Expert Review Panel (ERP) for AOAC Methods in CXS234 for Fats and Oils

February 23, 2021

AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) is launching an Expert Review Panel (ERP) for AOAC Methods in CXS234 for Fats & Oils. Membership in this ERP is an opportunity to participate and lend […]

Food Authenticity & Fraud, Current, OMA

Call for Method Validation Plans – Food Authenticity Methods (Honey, Olive Oil and Milk)

February 23, 2021

DEADLINE:  ONGOING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE AOAC INTERNATIONAL invites method authors and developers to submit relevant methods and plans for validation of candidate methods that may meet the any of the following […]

Rosins, Current, OMA

Call for Methods: Glycerol Esters of Wood Rosin (GEWR)

February 3, 2021

DEADLINE:  ONGOING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Objective AOAC INTERNATIONAL invites method authors and developers to submit relevant methods that are validated and demonstrate that method(s) meet the any of the following Standard […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, International Methods, Sections, Methods & Standards

China Section Meeting hosts working group meeting for joint GB-AOAC standard development

November 18, 2020

Chinese and international scientists from government, academia and industry gathered October 26-28, 2020 at the Forum of Food Analytical Science and Standards 2020, the AOAC China Section Meeting in Shanghai, […]

Analytical Methods Week, Methods & Standards

Report Out: Analytical Methods Week, October 19-23, 2020

October 19, 2020

This blog was updated every evening with results from the meetings throughout Analytical Methods Week. NOTE: the most recent updates are posted at the top of the page.

Annual Meeting, Methods & Standards

Live blog: AOAC 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

September 8, 2020

We’re reporting out on news from the 2020 AOAC INTERNATIONAL Virtual Annual Meeting in this live blog. See the Annual Meeting Schedule – and don’t forget to check this blog […]

Methods & Standards

Scientists approve new test for measuring flavanols and procyanidins in cocoa and chocolate products

August 18, 2020

Revised and expanded analytical test adopted as new Official Method of Analysis by AOAC INTERNATIONAL food science experts Rockville, Maryland, August 18, 2020 – AOAC INTERNATIONAL today announced the approval […]

Cannabis, Current, OMA

Call for Methods: Detection of Salmonella species in Cannabis and Cannabis Products

July 9, 2020

NO DEADLINE Objective AOAC INTERNATIONAL invites method authors and developers to submit relevant methods that may meet the Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPR®) for Detection of Salmonella in Cannabis and […]

OMA

Official Methods of Analysis celebrates 100 years

June 24, 2020

This year marks a full century of publication for AOAC’s gold-standard compendium of methods, the Official Methods of AnalysisSM (OMA). Since its launch in 1920, the publication affectionately known as […]

Methods & Standards, Analytical Methods Week

Report Out: Analytical Methods Week June 22-26, 2020

June 22, 2020

We shared news from the second AOAC INTERNATIONAL Analytical Methods Week of 2020 in this live blog. DAY 1 – June 22, 2020 UPDATE 11:00am Expert Review Panel Orientation AOAC’s […]

Analytical Methods Week, Methods & Standards

Analytical Methods Week: Many big steps, and some giant strides forward

May 1, 2020

AOAC’s third Analytical Methods Week delivered First Action Official Method of AnalysisSM approval for eagerly awaited methods for cannabinoids in hemp, flavanols in chocolate, and veterinary drug residues in a […]

Analytical Methods Week, Methods & Standards

AOAC INTERNATIONAL scientists approve confirmatory screening test for detecting veterinary drug residues in foods

April 29, 2020

New Official Method expected to facilitate safety testing of products in the global marketplace Rockville, Maryland, April 30, 2020—AOAC INTERNATIONAL today announced approval of a new First Action Official Methods […]

Midyear Meeting, Quantitative Microbiology, Methods & Standards

Microbiology: New SMPR and two new Methods approved at 2020 Midyear Meeting

March 27, 2020

During the AOAC INTERNATIONAL 2020 Midyear Meeting, the Working Group on Quantitative Microbiology Method Validation Acceptance Criteria, chaired by Patrick Bird of PMB BioTek Consulting, finalized a Standard Method Performance […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Midyear Meeting, Methods & Standards

SPIFAN scientists advance three SMPRs and review OMA Methods for six key nutrients

March 27, 2020

In the 21st meeting of the Stakeholder Program for Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals (SPIFAN) on March 12, stakeholders advanced three new Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs) as written. The […]

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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 […]