Under development for nearly 2 years, draft guidelines for validating botanical identification methods are posted on the AOAC Web site
, and are available for public comment. Comments from interested parties will assist AOAC in providing recommendations to method developers.
AOAC invites interested parties to provide comments on the guidelines, preferably by email, to the expert review panel chair James Harnly at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (firstname.lastname@example.org
) by July 27, 2011