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from AOAC Annual Meeting, Boca Raton, FL
Monday, September 8, 2014
5:00 – 7:00 pm

 

Community Co- Chairs

Steven Lehotay, steven.lehotay@ars.usda.gov
Kate Mastovska, katerina.mastovska@covance.com

 
 

 

 Community Officers:

Co-Chairs: Steven Lehotay and Katerina Mastovska
Pesticides Subgroup Chaisr: Steven Moser and Ping Wan
Veterinary Drugs Subgroup Chair:  Sherri Turnipseed and Secretary: Perry Martos
Environmental and Emerging Contaminants (formerly “Unknowns”) Subgroup Chair: Thierry Delatour
Metals Subgroup Co-Chairs: Cory Murphy and Michelle Briscoe

Community Report:

2014 was a very good year for the Community. There was significant activity in all the subgroups. Dr. Pang was recognized with the Wiley Award and his method for 653 Pesticides in Tea was approved for First Action. Katerina Mastovska, Wendy Sorenson and Jana Hajslova's method for PAH's in Seafood was approved for First Action. The Collaborative Study for Dyes in Seafood (2012.25) was completed and an SLV for chloramphenicol and nitrofurans in shrimp is being submitter for publication. The Metals group has a method ready to present to an ERP for Total As, Cd, Pb and Hg. In addition, our chair, Katerina Mastovska was recognized as a Fellow of AOAC.

a) Meeting Agenda

b) Update

1. Community Subgroup Reports

a) Pesticides:

b) Veterinary Drugs:

c) Environmental and Emerging Contaminants:

d) Metals:

 2. Other Community Updates and Needs

  • AOAC 998.12 (C-4 Plant Sugars in Honey) method – Karyne Rogers, National Isotope Center, New Zealand and Lutz ElFlein, Intertek Food Services GmbH, Germany and the European Honey Commission are working on methodologies for authenticity of honey. The AOAC Official Methods Board does not intend to modify this method until further data is available.

 

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