Analytical Methods Expert Working Groups


Most of the Expert Working Groups are orientated towards a specific topic area. Much of the financial support for them has been provided by government bodies, particularly the Food Standards Agency and the NMO.

The present Expert Working Groups are:

Animal Feeding Stuffs Expert Working Group

The work of this Expert Working Group involves introduction and validation of new methods of analysis and improvement of existing methods, through collaborative testing.

Essential Oils Expert Working Group

The aims of the Expert Working Group are the elaboration and validation of analytical methods to determine the quality and authenticity of traded essential oils.

Food and Feed Authenticity Expert Working Group

This Expert Working Group started as the Nitrogen Factors Sub-Committee which had the aim to investigate the (proximate) composition of meat and fish to enable nitrogen factors for...

Heritage Science Expert Working Group

The aim of the Heritage Science Expert Working Group is to promote the role and importance of analytical science in the heritage sector.

Instrumental Analysis Expert Working Group

The Instrumental Analysis Expert Working Group is the successor to the earlier AMC Sub-Committees on Instrumental Criteria (IASC) and Mass Spectrometry (MSSC). The objectives of th...

Statistical Methods Expert Working Group

Statistics, as the conceptual language of calibration and all aspects of data quality, plays an axial role in analytical science. The Expert Working Group aims to make available be...

Sampling Uncertainty/Sampling Quality Expert Working Group

The aim is to consider the effect of sampling uncertainty, and procedures for its elaboration, and to make recommendations as to best practice in aspects of sampling.