Midyear Meeting

Highlights of the AOAC INTERNATIONAL 2020 Midyear Meeting

March 27, 2020

The 2020 Midyear Meeting overcame unexpected challenges to successfully advance the dialogue and science around emerging issues, food authenticity, cannabis testing, vaping, and more.  Thirteen new Standard Method Performance Requirements […]

Governance and policies

AOAC Coronavirus Update

March 18, 2020

Updated April 8, 2020 To our AOAC Members and Community, As public health measures take effect in the United States and around the world, many normal business operations are being […]

Food Authenticity & Fraud

Call for Comments: Draft Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPR®) for Targeted Testing of Adulterants for Liquid Raw Bovine Milk, Honey and Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)

March 3, 2020

DEADLINE: April 1, 2020. AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) announces the availability of a draft standard method performance requirements (SMPR®) for: Draft Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPR) for Targeted Testing of Liquid […]

General

Call for Volunteers for the AOAC Working Group on Rosins

February 26, 2020

AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) is launching a working group on rosins to develop analytical standard method performance requirements (SMPR®) during the AOAC Midyear Meeting. AOAC is actively recruiting international volunteers with […]

General

Call for Volunteers for AOAC ERP for Water Activity Methods

February 26, 2020

DEADLINE: March 20, 2020 AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) is launching an Expert Review Panel (ERP) for Water Activity Methods to review submitted candidate methods for adoption and published as Official Methods […]

Cannabis

Call for Comments: Draft Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPR®) for Hemp and Cannabis

February 12, 2020

DEADLINE: March 4, 2020. AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) announces the availability of a draft standard method performance requirements (SMPR®) for: Determination of Moisture in Hemp and Cannabis Plant Matter Detection of […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals

Call for Comments: Draft Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPR®) for Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMO)

February 11, 2020

DEADLINE: March 7, 2020. AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) announces the availability of a draft standard method performance requirements (SMPR®) for the determination of 2’-fucosyllactose (2’-FL) and lacto-N-neotetraose (LNnT) Human Milk Oligosaccharides […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals

Call for Comments: Draft Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPR®) for Bovine Lactoferrin

February 11, 2020

DEADLINE: March 7, 2020. AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) announces the availability of a draft standard method performance requirements (SMPR®) for the determination of Bovine Lactoferrin in Infant and Adult/Pediatric Nutritional Formula. […]

Analytical Methods Week

2020 Analytical Methods Week activities

April 8, 2020

AOAC will hold its twice-yearly Analytical Methods Week activities the weeks of April 20-24, 2020 and June 22-26, 2020. Featuring virtual expert review panel (ERP) meetings, Analytical Methods Week consolidates […]

Governance and policies

In Memorium: Patrice Arbault, AOAC INTERNATIONAL Member of the Board

March 27, 2020

AOAC INTERNATIONAL staff and members are remembering the life of Patrice Arbault, a highly respected analytical scientist whose contribution to AOAC spanned many roles and lasted more than a decade. […]

Sections

Challenges, Opportunities, and a “Roadmap to the Future” – AOAC India Section Meeting

March 27, 2020

In late February, AOAC’s India Section held their 7th Annual conference on building capacity and collaborative leadership to ensure safe and nutritious food. More than 300 leading specialists from across […]

Governance and policies

AOAC Global Council kicks off at 2020 Midyear Meeting

March 27, 2020

At the 2020 Midyear Meeting, AOAC INTERNATIONAL President Henry Chin presided as the AOAC Global Council held its first in-person meeting, including Ambassador-level members Abbott Nutrition, Eurofins, Herbalife Nutrition, and […]

Emerging Issues

Working Group on Rosins takes shape

March 27, 2020

With wood rosins growing in use in the food supply chain, the lack of standards emerged as an area of concern in the 2019 Analytical Solutions Forum. Six months later, […]

Allergens

Report out from the Working Group on Allergens

March 27, 2020

On March 11, 2020, Samuel Godefroy of Universite Laval, co-chair of the Working Group on Allergens with Jupiter Yeung of Nestle, led a two-hour update on the current status of […]

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