Awards, Sections

India Section Named 2021 AOAC Section of the Year

July 12, 2021

AOAC INTERNATIONAL is pleased to announce the AOAC India Section (AOACI) as the 2021 Section of the Year.  The award recognizes the India Section for its multiple activities, communication across […]

Lab Proficiency Testing

AOAC Resuming Salmonella in Liquid Egg PT Program (E01)

June 30, 2021

AOAC is resuming its Salmonella in Liquid Egg Proficiency Testing (PT) Program (E01). This qualitative program consists of five Salmonella in Liquid Egg samples and permits participating laboratories to report […]

Research Institute

Targeted Matrix Extension Program for Salmonella and STEC in Cannabis Methods

June 30, 2021

The AOAC Research Institute (AOAC RI) identified cannabis as a new and emerging matrix for Salmonella/STEC methods in an announcement in May 2021. The AOAC RI is now planning a Targeted Matrix Extension (TME) […]

OMA, Research Institute, Allergens

Call for Experts for Review of Gluten and Food Allergen Methods

June 23, 2021

AOAC INTERNATIONAL seeks volunteer subject matter experts (SMEs) in gluten and food allergen methodologies and validation to serve as volunteer experts and AOAC Research Institute (RI) expert reviewers in the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

April 2021 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 […]

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) […]


New AOAC INTERNATIONAL/SCIEX Rising Star Award to Support Student Researchers

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, […]

Cannabis, Current, OMA

Call for Methods: Detection of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli in Cannabis and Cannabis Products

March 8, 2021

NO DEADLINE Objective AOAC INTERNATIONAL invites method authors and developers to submit relevant methods that may meet the Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPR®) for Detection of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli […]

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    AOAC at IAFP

    July 15, 2024

    AOAC is exhibiting at the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) meeting in Long Beach, CA. Come see us at Booth #806 where we’re talking about AOAC programs and projects including the […]


    Explore AOAC’s New Career Center/Job Bank

    July 10, 2024

    AOAC’s Career Center/Job Bank is connecting top employers with premier professionals. Employers, find your next great hires by placing your job in front of our highly qualified members. Professionals, keep […]

    Research Institute, Annual Meeting, Chemistry, Methods & Standards, Microbiology

    PTM and OMA Technical Requirements Training Course at Annual Meeting

    July 10, 2024

    Register today for the Performance Tested MethodsSM and Official Methods of AnalysisSM Technical Requirements Training Course that will take place at the AOAC Annual Meeting in Baltimore on Saturday, August […]

    Journal of AOAC, Publications

    July-August 2024 issue of JAOAC

    July 10, 2024

    The July-August 2024 issue, Volume 107 Issue 4, of the Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL has been released. The latest issue contains research and review articles on Drug Formulations, Environmental Chemical […]