Emerging Issues

Botanicals and Biostimulants in the spotlight at the upcoming Analytical Solutions Forum

Join the Analytical Solutions Forum at the 2019 Annual Meeting for a full day of thought-provoking discussions on emerging issues and how AOAC INTERNATIONAL can facilitate the development of analytical […]

Publications

Fresh perspectives: JAOAC showcases outside expertise

Analytical science leaders interested in focusing attention on new work in their fields have a unique opportunity in the Journal of AOAC. Each issue features one to two Guest Edited […]

Awards

Sarah McCormick Wins 2019 Harvey W. Wiley Scholarship

AOAC congratulates Sarah McCormick, winner of the 2019 Harvey W. Wiley Scholarship. Sarah is pursuing her B.S.Ch. in Chemistry with minors in Mathematics and Environmental Science at the University of […]

Cannabis

AOAC INTERNATIONAL at IFT: A cannabis & CBD primer

Analyzing cannabis and CBD samples can be challenging. From setting up a laboratory to developing methods, even experienced chemists can struggle to ensure standard operating procedures consistent with state and […]

Cannabis

CASP experts testify at FDA public hearing

Consumers have a right to safe cannabis and cannabis-derived products that are free of pathogens. That was the message that Patrick Bird, Chair of AOAC’s CASP Microbiology in Cannabis and […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals

SPIFAN Call for Experts

The AOAC SPIFAN program will launch two new working groups during the 133rd AOAC Annual Meeting & Expo.

Cannabis

AOAC INTERNATIONAL announces working groups on cannabis

Leading scientists developing standards and Official Methods for cannabis products and hemp May 30, 2019 (Rockville, MD)—AOAC INTERNATIONAL today announced the formation of working groups for the Cannabis Analytical Science […]

Sections

Highlights of the Midwest Section 38th Annual Meeting and Exposition

The AOAC Midwest Section held their 38th Annual meeting and Exposition May 20-22. Ninety-one members gathered in Des Moines, Iowa, to attend this year’s conference that included more than 20 […]

Biothreat Agents

SPADA biological threat agents working groups draft documents ready for comments

On August 13, AOAC’s Stakeholder Panel on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) will meet to review draft documents from its working groups on bacterial strain verification, in-silico analysis, and soil testing. […]

General

Strong interest in Research Institute at IAFP

After many years away, AOAC INTERNATIONAL returned to the International Association of Food Protection (IAFP) Annual Meeting in Louisville, Kentucky, July 21-23, 2019.

Dietary  Supplements

AOAC INTERNATIONAL announces Joseph M. Betz as 2019 Wiley Award winner

National Institutes of Health expert in dietary supplements analysis honored for lifetime scientific achievement

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals

SPIFAN working groups and Expert Review Panel method review project

AOAC is reopening the working groups for Vitamins A, E, B12, and D, Folic Acid, and Inositol to re-examine the AOAC First Action methods not recommended for Final Action for […]

Food Authenticity & Fraud

FAF July 2019 Update

July 2, 2019 – Quarterly update on progress being made by the Targeted Testing (TT) and Non-targeted Testing (NTT) Working Groups.   View the PDF

Emerging Issues

Call for volunteers to serve on the Analytical Solutions Forum Steering Committee

Applications are now being accepted for inaugural members of the Analytical Solutions Forum Steering Committee.

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