General, Journal of AOAC, Publications

AOAC Seeks Editorial Board Members

March 29, 2023

The AOAC Editorial Board is seeking members for a 3-year term. Editorial Board members play a key role in AOAC publications and contribute to the overall Association strategic plan. The […]

Acrylamide, Food General, Dietary Supplements, Methods & Standards

Call for Volunteers for AOAC Expert Review Panel for Acrylamide in Select Foods Methods

March 21, 2023

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

Awards

Call For AOAC Scholarship Awards Panel Judges

March 16, 2023

AOAC is looking for volunteers from government, academia, and private sector with advanced research degrees in the fields of food science, microbiology, chemistry, and molecular biology, to serve as judges […]

Food General, Dietary Supplements

Call for Volunteers: PAs

March 1, 2023

AOAC is seeking volunteer subject matter experts to serve on a newly established working group to develop a voluntary consensus standard(s) for 35 Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids (PAs) in teas, herbal infusions, […]

Acrylamide, Food General, OMA

Call for Methods: Determination of Acrylamide in Selected Food Products

March 1, 2023

DEADLINE:  ONGOING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE AOAC Official Methods of Analysis℠ (OMA) Program Determination of Acrylamide in Selected Food Products AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) invites method developers to submit methods for consideration and […]

Food General, Allergens

Call for Comments: Gluten Validation Guidance Document & Annex A-D

February 1, 2023

AOAC GLUTEN & FOOD ALLERGENS PROGRAM AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) announces the availability of the following Gluten Validation Guidance Document & Annex A-D for public comment. To review and provide comments, click […]

Food General, General, Methods & Standards

Call for Volunteers: Heavy Metals

January 4, 2023

AOAC is seeking volunteer subject matter experts to serve on a newly established working group to review the applicability of current standard method performance requirements for heavy metals in foods […]

Food Colors, Contaminants

Call for Volunteers: Color Additives from Natural Sources

January 4, 2023

AOAC is seeking volunteer subject matter experts to serve on a newly established working group, composed of four contaminant-specific subgroups, to develop and adopt voluntary consensus standards for color additives […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Food General, Methods & Standards

Call for Methods: Determination of Fatty Acids

November 10, 2022

DEADLINE:  CLOSED AOAC Official Methods of Analysis℠ (OMA) Program Determination of Fatty Acids which are esterified at the SN-2 position (beta) of the triacylglycerol molecules in infant formula, adult/pediatric formula and […]

Food General, Contaminants, Methods & Standards, Emerging Issues

Call for Volunteers: Working Group for PFAS in Foods

November 10, 2022

AOAC is seeking volunteer subject matter experts to serve on a newly established working group to develop a voluntary consensus standard(s) for a targeted list of PFAS compounds in selected […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals

SPIFAN Working Group Updates

November 2, 2022

Stakeholder Program on Infant Formula & Adult Nutritionals (SPIFAN) has announced a call for working group experts. Interested participants with an expertise in Vanillin are encouraged to participate. This effort […]

Biothreat Agents, Methods & Standards, Current

Call for Comments: SPADA Working Group II

November 1, 2022

DEADLINE: Wednesday, November 23, 2022  The AOAC Stakeholder Program on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) Working Group (WG) II, Standards for NGS Biothreat agent detection-amplicon and metagenomic recently completed its development […]

Biothreat Agents

Call for Consensus: SPADA Working Group III

October 19, 2022

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Wednesday, December 21, 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 […]

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

Call for Volunteers for AOAC Expert Review Panel for Organic Acids in Food Methods

October 19, 2022

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

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    Awards, Annual Meeting, Membership

    Call for Nominations: OMB Technical Service Award

    February 28, 2024

    Call for Nominations Recommend a colleague today! The AOAC Official Methods Board is soliciting nominations for its annual Technical Service Award.  Deadline:  Friday, March 29, 2024 Nomination Form The Official […]

    Annual Meeting, Midyear Meeting, General

    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