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 […]

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, Microbiology

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Methods & Standards, Cannabis

Get Involved: CASP Method Development Think Tank

September 21, 2023

AOAC CASP invites interested individuals to join a Think Tank Discussion on October 23, 2023, to discuss a community-based method development working group that will work to draft candidate methods […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Methods & Standards

Call for Experts: MFGM

September 14, 2023

AOAC is seeking volunteers with subject matter experience and expertise in Milk Fat Globule Membrane (MFGM) in Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals to develop voluntary consensus standard (or standards). The […]

Food Colors, Microbiology, Contaminants, Methods & Standards

Call for Volunteers: Microbial Contaminants in Color Additives from Natural Sources

September 14, 2023

AOAC is seeking volunteer subject matter experts to serve on a newly established working group to develop and adopt voluntary consensus standards for microbial contaminants in color additives from natural […]

Governance and Policies, Methods & Standards

AOAC INTERNATIONAL is Seeking Candidates to Serve on the Official Methods Board

June 28, 2023

DEADLINE: July 31, 2023 This is a distinctive opportunity for AOAC members to help scientifically lead the Association toward its goals and serve its mission. The OMB serves the Association in […]

Allergens, Methods & Standards

Calls for Working Group Members – GFA 

June 6, 2023

AOAC is continuing the call for experts/volunteers to participate in the Gluten & Food Allergens Program. The Gluten Working Group is initiating the development of a Qualitative Validation Guidance document, […]

Methods & Standards, Biothreat Agents

Call for Volunteers – SPADA

June 6, 2023

AOAC’s Stakeholder Program on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) is focused on developing the biothreat agent detection standards needed by government agencies and first response bodies. Are you interested in contributing […]

Agricultural Materials, Methods & Standards

Call for Volunteers for AOAC ERP for Total Sulfur Fertilizer Methods

May 24, 2023

AOAC is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers for its Expert Review Panel (ERP) for Total Sulfur Fertilizer Methods.    Eligibility for Expert Review Panel Membership All applications will be screened […]

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    Food General

    Call for Experts: Fat Testing

    June 13, 2024

    AOAC is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers for a new Expert Review Panel (ERP) for review of fat testing methods including crude or total fat methods for food matrices. The […]

    Food General, Protein

    Call for Novel Foods Amino Acids Working Group

    June 13, 2024

    AOAC anticipates the formation of a working group to create a method performance standard for amino acid content (and/or total protein content) for matrices such as novel foods and ingredients. […]

    Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Methods & Standards, Dietary Supplements, Food General, Protein

    Call for Whey Protein Hydrolysates Characterization Working Group

    June 13, 2024

    AOAC anticipates the formation of a working group to create a method performance standard(s) for the characterization of whey protein hydrolysates. Those knowledgeable in the degree of hydrolysis and molecular […]

    Research Institute

    New AOAC Research Institute Certified Methods

    June 13, 2024

    The following methods recently received AOAC Research Institute Performance Tested MethodsSM (PTM) certifications: