Emerging Issues

Emerging Issues

The objective of Emerging Issues Working Group is to identify and monitor emerging issues to forecast and predict possible food safety risks, and develop appropriate measures to manage the identified risks.

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AOAC SEA Emerging Issues Experts Panel


Thank you to AOAC SEA members who have volunteered to be panelists via previous working group survey on the  Emerging Issues Subject Matter Experts Panel in one or more of the listed expert areas below:

  • Environmental/ Process Contaminants
  • Inorganic Contaminants/ Heavy Metals
  • Pesticides Residual Analysis
  • Mycotoxins/ Plant Toxins
  • Allergens
  • Food Authentication
  • Rapid Analysis Method/ Biosensor
  • Novel or Future Food

The scope and responsibilities of the volunteer panelist include participation in AOAC activities depending on availability, such as attending monthly working group meetings, contributing to content creation of the working group newsletter quarterly, contributing as a speaker of webinars or workshops on emerging issues quarterly, and representing the AOAC SEA section in the AOAC International Working Group when deemed necessary.

If you missed out on the previous survey while still interested to volunteer as an expert panelist, please share your interest by email to [email protected] by 10 Apr 2023.


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