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 […]

Current, 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 […]

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 […]

Methods & Standards, Governance and Policies

Call for Nominations: AOAC Official Methods Board

April 8, 2022

DEADLINE: April 30, 2022 AOAC INTERNATIONAL is seeking candidates to serve on the Official Methods Board (OMB)!  This is a distinctive opportunity for AOAC members to help scientifically lead the […]

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

March 2022 Analytical Methods Week Highlights

April 7, 2022

Monday, March 28, 2022 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM ET | AOAC Standards Orientation Session Moderator and Presenter: Deborah McKenzie (AOAC INTERNATIONAL)Staff Contact: Saliha Argubie ([email protected]) AOAC’s Senior Director of Standards, Deborah […]

Governance and Policies, Methods & Standards

Position Posting: Coordinator, AOAC Science Programs

February 23, 2022

AOAC INTERNATIONAL is currently seeking an enthusiastic Coordinator for AOAC Science Programs to administer projects involving the development and approval of AOAC Standards and Official Methods of Analysis. The Coordinator […]

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