Call For Nominations 2024 AOAC Section of the Year Award 

February 14, 2024

This award provides a means for recognizing the role a Section plays in advancing analytical excellence in the areas of food safety, food integrity, and public health by bringing together […]

Cannabis, Lab Proficiency Testing

Now Accredited-Cannabis and Hemp Dried Flower PT

February 8, 2024

The AOAC Proficiency Testing Programs offered in both Cannabis and Hemp dried flower/biomass matrices have been added to the program’s Scope of Accreditation by A2LA. These programs provide ready to analyze […]

Annual Meeting

Call for Scientific Sessions Now Open

January 31, 2024

The AOAC INTERNATIONAL Technical Programming Council (TPC) invites AOAC members and other interested individuals to submit scientific session proposals to be offered at the 138th Annual Meeting & Exposition in […]

Cannabis, Contaminants, Lab Proficiency Testing, Microbiology

First Cannabis and Hemp Oil PT Program

January 31, 2024

On January 29, AOAC sent the first Oil proficiency testing samples in a Cannabis >0.3%THC and Hemp <0.3% THC Oil matrices for a pilot round. Like all AOAC PT programs, […]

Methods & Standards

Call for Consensus on AOAC Draft SMPR

January 24, 2024

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Friday, March 29, 2024 The draft Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs®) for Amplicon Sequencing was posted for public comment for 45 days. No comments were received on the draft […]

Awards, Annual Meeting

Deadline 1/31 to Nominate for Wiley Award

January 23, 2024

Nominate your colleagues and esteemed members for the Harvey W. Wiley Award, AOAC INTERNATIONAL’s most prestigious scientific award. The deadline is Wednesday, January 31. Michelangelo Anastassiades, winner of the 2023 […]

Allergens, Cannabis, Midyear Meeting, Methods & Standards

New Training Courses at Midyear Meeting

January 23, 2024

Three training courses will be held in person at the AOAC 2024 Midyear Meeting at the Gaithersburg DoubleTree. 2024 AOAC Accreditation Guidelines for Laboratories (ALACC) – Chemistry & Microbiology will […]

Publications, Journal of AOAC

Log in to Scholar One with your Web of Science (WoS) login

January 16, 2024

NEW! Log in to Scholar One with your Web of Science (WoS) login credentials to any Scholar One journal, such as the Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL. With the launch of […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals

Call for Collaborative Study Participants: MCPD and Glycidyl Esters

January 11, 2024

Additional participants are needed for a collaborative (multi-laboratory validation) study of the AOAC 2018.03 First Action method for the determination of 2- and 3-MCPD, 2- and 3-MCPD esters and glycidyl […]

General, Midyear Meeting

Denise Eblen of USDA/FSIS to Keynote Midyear Meeting

January 10, 2024

Denise R. Eblen, PhD, Assistant Administrator with the Office of Public Health Science, Food Safety and Inspection Service, at the United States Department of Agriculture, will speak on “Perspectives and […]

Research Institute, General, Membership

Brad Stawick Named AOAC INTERNATIONAL Research Institute Senior Director

January 9, 2024

The AOAC leader has extensive experience in the testing industry Rockville, Maryland, January 9, 2024 — AOAC INTERNATIONAL Deputy Executive Director & Chief Science Officer Katerina Mastovska, PhD, announced today […]

Emerging Issues, New Initiatives

Botanical Identity Verification Virtual Forum

January 5, 2024

AOAC INTERNATIONAL is hosting a free virtual forum to discuss various topics related to botanical identity testing, such as the difference between identity and authenticity from a regulatory perspective, the […]

Governance and Policies, Methods & Standards, Partners

AOAC and ISO Renew Cooperation Agreement

January 3, 2024

AOAC INTERNATIONAL and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) announced the renewal of the cooperation agreement for joint development and approval of common standards and methods. The partnership for ISO […]

Research Institute, General

Scott Coates Retires

January 3, 2024

Scott Coates, senior director for the AOAC Research Institute, retired at the end of 2023 after more than 30 years of service. He came to AOAC in 1992 “expecting to […]

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    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 […]

    Allergens, Food General, Publications

    New Food Allergen Method Validation Guidelines Published – OMA, Appendix M Revised

    July 3, 2024

    AOAC has published new food allergen validation guidelines for immunoassays. This guidance supersedes the guidance originally developed by the AOAC Food Allergen Community and is included in the OMA as Appendix […]