Partners, Dietary Supplements, Emerging Issues

AOAC INTERNATIONAL and Global Retailer and Manufacturer Alliance Announce New Partnership to Advance Product Safety Goals

January 24, 2022

Rockville, Maryland, January 24, 2022 – AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) and the Global Retailer and Manufacturer Alliance (GRMA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in December 2021. This MOU establishes a […]

Awards

Darryl Sullivan Wins William Horwitz Award

January 19, 2022

Darryl M. Sullivan, Chief Science Officer at Eurofins Scientific, has been selected as a recipient of the William Horwitz Award. This award, established in 1995 in honor of Dr. Horwitz’s lifetime of […]

General, Governance and Policies, Membership

Statement on Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging to AOAC INTERNATIONAL

January 18, 2022

Members of AOAC INTERNATIONAL share a common bond of achievement in academic rigor, career accomplishment, and passion for the field of analytical science. They are the latest generation of a distinguished […]

Awards, Membership, Annual Meeting

Apply for a 2022 AOAC Student Award

January 14, 2022

Applications for the 2022 AOAC student awards and scholarships are now open! Our three programs support student researchers engaged in topic areas relevant to food safety and analytical science. They […]

Analytical Methods Week, Cannabis, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Glyphosates, Methods & Standards

December 2021 Analytical Methods Week Highlights

January 5, 2022

Monday, December 13, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 noon ETAOAC ERP for Low Lactose Methods ERP Chair: Sean Austin, Société Produits des NestléStaff Contact: Saliha Argubie at [email protected] The ERP reviewed […]

Annual Meeting

Protected: Submit a Proposal for the 2022 AOAC Annual Meeting

November 15, 2021

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Cannabis, Methods & Standards, OMA

AOAC Approval Granted to Agilent for Method of Metals Analysis in Cannabis

November 10, 2021

Rockville, Maryland, November 10, 2021 – AOAC INTERNATIONAL announced that Agilent has received approval of an analytical method for the determination of heavy metals in cannabis. The method, OMA 2021.03, jointly […]

Lab Proficiency Testing, Cannabis

New AOAC Proficiency Testing (PT) Programs for 2022

November 3, 2021

Listeria Environmental Swab PT Program (LS01): This program allows participating laboratories to report the presence or absence of Listeria and report the species identification if applicable to the laboratory. Along with […]

Dietary Supplements, New Initiatives

Call for Volunteers: Working Group for Folic Acid in Chewable Gels, Soft Gels, and Tablets

October 20, 2021

AOAC is seeking volunteer subject matter experts to serve on a newly established working group to develop a voluntary consensus standard (or standards) for the determination (quantification) of folic acid […]

Biothreat Agents, New Initiatives

October SPADA Working Group Meetings

October 19, 2021

Following a successful Stakeholder Program on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) launch meeting at the 2021 AOAC Annual Meeting, SPADA Working Group 3, Reference Database and In Silico Processes Validation, met […]

Governance and Policies, Partners

AOAC INTERNATIONAL and Land O’Lakes Venture37 Announce Collaborative Agreement

October 14, 2021

Rockville, Maryland, October 14, 2021 – AOAC INTERNATIONAL and Land O’Lakes Venture37 announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) establishing a strategic partnership to advance their shared goals […]

Sections

Revitalizing the AOAC Latin American-Caribbean Section

September 27, 2021

On September 2, 2021, the Latin American-Caribbean Section elected members of its executive committee, identified priority areas of interest, and established technical working groups for each. In addition, planning for […]

International Methods, New Initiatives, Microbiology

Why Should You Participate in AIMS?

September 22, 2021

AOAC INTERNATIONAL is seeking support for Analytical International Methods and Standards (AIMS), its newest multi-year integrated science program. The goals of this program are to prioritize and develop strategies to […]

Research Institute

AOAC Research Institute to Launch the Reviewed and Recognized (R2) Program

September 17, 2021

The AOAC Research Institute (AOAC RI) will begin accepting applications for the Reviewed and Recognized SM (R2) program on October 1, 2021. The R2 program is designed to evaluate performance claims on “application notes”, […]

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    Annual Meeting

    Airfare Discounts on United for Meeting

    June 14, 2024

    United Airlines is offering discounts on select flights to/from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) for attendees of the AOAC Annual Meeting. Visit the Hotel and Travel page for details.

    Cannabis

    FDA/USDA Plenary at Annual Meeting to Focus on Analytical Methods in Regulation

    June 14, 2024

    The 2024 AOAC INTERNATIONAL Annual Meeting & Exposition, August 23 – 28, 2024, in Baltimore, Maryland, will feature a special plenary panel on Monday, August 26 with Denise Eblen, PhD, […]

    Food General

    Call for Experts: Fat Testing

    June 13, 2024

    AOAC is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers for a new Expert Review Panel (ERP) for review of fat testing methods including crude or total fat methods for food matrices. The […]

    Food General, Protein

    Call for Novel Foods Amino Acids Working Group

    June 13, 2024

    AOAC anticipates the formation of a working group to create a method performance standard for amino acid content (and/or total protein content) for matrices such as novel foods and ingredients. […]