December 7, 2020

All times listed are in U.S. Eastern Time.

DateTimeEvent
MONDAY, December 14th    11:00AM – 12:30PM
Staff Contact:  Deborah McKenzie at  dmckenzie@aoac.org.
AOAC Orientation: ERP – New Methods through Final Action OMA Status
Orientation for ERPs and their processes including adoption of methods, tracking of First Action Official Methods of Analysis and requirements for changing the action status of Official Methods of Analysis.
 2:00PM – 4:00PM
Staff Contact:  Saliha Argubie at  sargubie@aoac.org
AOAC ERP for Dietary Starch & Fiber Methods
The ERP will discuss options for dietary fiber methods, including AOAC 2017.16 and AOAC 2020.07
2:00PM – 4:00PM
Staff Contact:  Christopher Dent at cdent@aoac.org
AOAC ASF Working Group on Glyphosates
The working group is meeting will continue drafting the standard method performance requirements for glyphosate compounds in a number of food commodities.
TUESDAY, December 15th  12:00AM – 1:00PM
Staff Contact:  Delia Boyd at dboyd@aoac.org
AOAC SPIFAN Working Group on Chlorates & Perchlorates
The working group in its third meeting will continue drafting the standard method performance requirements for chlorates and perchlorates.
 1:00PM – 4:00PM
Staff Contact:  Saliha Argubie at  sargubie@aoac.org
AOAC ERP for Gluten Assays
The ERP will consider AOAC 2018.15 and any methods for Final Action or continuance of First Action status.  The ERP will also discuss various validation expectations leading to draft technical bulletin(s) that will serve as initial guidance for AOAC gluten method validation.
WEDNESDAY, December 16th11:00AM – 12:00PM
Staff Contact:  Delia Boyd at dboyd@aoac.org
AOAC Committee on Statistics Meeting  
This is the monthly meeting of the Committee on Statistics.
 1:00AM – 3:00PM
Staff Contact:  Christopher Dent at cdent@aoac.org  
AOAC ERP for CASP Chemical Contaminant Methods
The ERP will review a candidate method for heavy metals in cannabis and cannabis derived products.
THURSDAY, December 17th   10:00AM – 12:30PM
Staff Contact:  Saliha Argubie at sargubie@aoac.org
AOAC ERP for Sulfites in Seafood Methods
The ERP will be completing their review of the candidate method for sulfites in shrimp.
 2:00PM – 3:00PM
Staff Contact:  Delia Boyd at dboyd@aoac.org
AOAC ERP for SPIFAN Nutrient Methods
The ERP will review one (1) interlaboratory study for amino acids in infant formula and adult nutritionals.
2:00PM-3:00PM
Staff Contact: Christopher Dent at cdent@aoac.org
AOAC CASP Working Group on Cannabinoids in Consumables
This working group in its third meeting will continue drafting the standard method performance requirements for cannabinoids in beverages.
FRIDAY,  December 18th  1:00PM – 4:00PM
Staff Contact:  Saliha Argubie at sargubie@aoac.org
AOAC ERP for Microbiology Methods for Food and Environmental Surfaces
The ERP will be reviewing proposed method modifications for AOAC 2017.09 and AOAC 2017.10. They will be reviewing methods for Final Action status and reviewing draft technical bulletin on sample size and dilution ratios.  They will be discussing use of the term “total viable count” or “total plate count”.
 1:30PM – 3:30PM
Staff Contact:  Christopher Dent at cdent@aoac.org
AOAC ERP for Low Lactose Methods
The ERP will be reviewing candidate methods resubmitted based on the ERP’s previous recommendations.