Contaminants, Methods & Standards, Agricultural Materials

Color Additives from Natural Sources Call for Methods: DEADLINE EXTENDED

May 15, 2024

The method submission for consideration and possible evaluation through the AOAC Official MethodsSM program for selected residual solvents from crop-based sources and selected pesticides in natural color additives manufactured from […]

Contaminants, Food General, Methods & Standards, Current

Call for Methods: Trace Elemental Contaminants in Foods and Beverages

May 15, 2024

AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) invites method developers to submit methods for First Action consideration and possible evaluation through the AOAC Official MethodsSM program. Prospective methods must utilize inductively coupled plasma-based mass […]

Contaminants, Food General, New Initiatives, Methods & Standards

Heavy Metals New Initiative: Trace Elements

May 15, 2024

AOAC is seeking volunteer subject matter experts to serve on a working group to develop a voluntary consensus standard for trace essential and non-essential elements in foods. This is an […]

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 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 […]

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

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 […]

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    Contaminants, Methods & Standards, Agricultural Materials

    Color Additives from Natural Sources Call for Methods: DEADLINE EXTENDED

    May 15, 2024

    The method submission for consideration and possible evaluation through the AOAC Official MethodsSM program for selected residual solvents from crop-based sources and selected pesticides in natural color additives manufactured from […]

    Contaminants, Food General, Methods & Standards, Current

    Call for Methods: Trace Elemental Contaminants in Foods and Beverages

    May 15, 2024

    AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) invites method developers to submit methods for First Action consideration and possible evaluation through the AOAC Official MethodsSM program. Prospective methods must utilize inductively coupled plasma-based mass […]

    Contaminants, Food General, New Initiatives, Methods & Standards

    Heavy Metals New Initiative: Trace Elements

    May 15, 2024

    AOAC is seeking volunteer subject matter experts to serve on a working group to develop a voluntary consensus standard for trace essential and non-essential elements in foods. This is an […]

    General, Membership

    Manager of Early-Career Employees Survey

    May 14, 2024

    AOAC is interested in hearing feedback from managers of early-career employees. If you manage anyone early in their career, AOAC would like to hear from you on how we can […]