Biothreat Agents, Emerging Issues

Participate in New AOAC Stakeholder Program on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) Working Groups

June 23, 2021

The AOAC Stakeholder Program on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) is launching new work in the following areas: Detection capabilities using Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Consensus standards for NGS biothreat agent […]

Methods & Standards, Training and Education

AOAC Training & Education: Method Validation Training Course (July 2021)

June 8, 2021

Live online courseJuly 7, 2021 from 7:00am to 11:00am ET AND July 8, 2021 from 7:00am to 11:00am ETAOAC INTERNATIONAL Members: USD $400Non-Members: USD $500 Developing Country 50% discount code: […]

Research Institute, Cannabis

AOAC Announces Six Test Kits Approved for Enumeration of Yeast and Molds in Cannabis

June 4, 2021

Rockville, Maryland, June 4, 2021 – AOAC INTERNATIONAL announced today that six test kits for enumeration of yeasts and molds in dried cannabis flower [9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) >0.3%] were granted Performance […]

JRC EC call for laboratories certification CRM on milk fat purity

May 12, 2021

The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission (JRC-EC) intends to produce a new certified reference material for anhydrous milk fat to support the implementation of ISO 17678 | IDF […]

Analytical Methods Week, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Food Authenticity & Fraud, Cannabis, Quantitative Microbiology, Research Institute

Analytical Methods Week Approvals

May 8, 2021

During the latest Analytical Methods Week, April 26-May 4, 2021, there were a number of different approvals from Expert Review Panels (ERPs) and Working Groups (WG). APROVALS DURING ANALYTICAL METHODS […]

Governance and policies, Sections

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Announces Collaboration Agreement with African Organisation for Standardisation

April 23, 2021

Rockville, Maryland, April 26, 2021 – AOAC INTERNATIONAL and the African Organisation for Standardisation (ARSO) announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding establishing a strategic partnership to […]

Governance and policies, Sections

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Joins Forces with the African Organisation for Standardisation

April 23, 2021

By Phillip Okungu, ARSO INTERNATIONAL and the African Organisation for Standardisation (ARSO) have announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding establishing a strategic partnership to advance food safety […]

Analytical Methods Week

Analytical Methods Week activities for April 26 – May 4, 2021

April 20, 2021

Updated April 20, 2021. All times listed are in US Eastern Daylight Time. Monday, April 26 9:00AM – 11:30AM Staff Contact: Saliha Argubie at [email protected] AOAC ERP for Gluten Assays […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals

Call for Methods: Vitamin C

April 8, 2021

AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) invites method developers to submit methods for consideration and possible evaluation through the AOAC Official MethodsSM program. Prospective methods must be able to determine Vitamin C in all forms […]

Training and Education

AOAC Training & Education: Women in Science

April 6, 2021

Live webcastMay 6, 2021 from 11:00am to 12:30pm ESTAOAC INTERNATIONAL Members: USD $79.00Non-Members: USD $99.00 The Conversation You’ve Been Waiting For….Join Us for our Inaugural Women in Science Webinar Increasingly, […]

Midyear Meeting

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Board of Directors meeting maps goals for the coming year

March 25, 2021

AOAC’s 2021 Midyear Meeting had its traditional start on Monday, March 15, 2021 with a meeting of the Board of Directors. On the agenda were announcements, “State of the Association” […]

Midyear Meeting

Midyear Meeting welcomes record number of scientists from around the world

March 25, 2021

More than 300 scientists from 25 countries joined AOAC for a gathering in which a new program and four new working groups were launched, six Standard Method Performance RequirementsSM (SMPR) […]

Awards

Call for Applications for AOAC INTERNATIONAL/SCIEX Rising Star Award

March 24, 2021

New program supports leadership and engagement with student researchers using mass spectrometry technology for food analysis ROCKVILLE, MD USA, March 26, 2021—AOAC INTERNATIONAL today announced that applications are being accepted […]

Midyear Meeting

Report out: Midyear Meeting 2021 activities

March 11, 2021

This blog was updated throughout the Midyear Meeting. The most recent updates are at the top. Quick links Friday – Networking Break sponsored by Abbott Nutrition, Food Authenticity Methods Meeting, […]

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