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 […]

Contaminants, Publications, Food Authenticity & Fraud, Journal of AOAC

Journal Seeking Papers on Focused Topics

January 2, 2024

The Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL is seeking papers on Focused Topics and/or Guest Editor collections, for the following: Human Pathogen Detection, Identification, and Characterization for Food Safety and Outbreak Investigation […]

Emerging Issues, Inside Laboratory Management, New Initiatives, Publications

Reflecting on a Year of Growth, Relations, and Integrity in 2023

December 22, 2023

As AOAC heads into its 140th year, Inside Laboratory Management (ILM) reflects on a year devoted to growth, relations, and integrity. AOAC made significant strides in its integrated and core science programs […]


Happy Holidays

December 20, 2023

The AOAC INTERNATIONAL offices will be closed from Monday, December 25 through Monday, January 1, and reopen on Tuesday, January 2. We hope you enjoy a festive, safe, and restful […]

Food General, Contaminants, Methods & Standards, Current

Call for Methods: PFAS

December 15, 2023

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Wednesday, April 24 AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) invites method developers to submit methods for First Action consideration and possible evaluation through the AOAC Official MethodsTM program. Prospective methods must […]

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    Food General, Journal of AOAC, Contaminants

    Call for Papers

    April 22, 2024

    Call for Papers: Methods for detection, quantitation, removal and/or mitigation of chemicals of concern from food matrices and packaging materials Guest Editor: Greg Curtzwiler, Ph.D. The Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL […]


    In Remembrance: George Webster Latimer, Jr.

    April 17, 2024

    November 18, 1932-March 15, 2024 George Webster Latimer, Jr., a Fellow of AOAC (1997) and a long-time member, passed away on March 15, 2024. He was 92 years old. Latimer […]

    General, Membership

    AOAC Launches New Career Center/Job Bank

    April 17, 2024

    AOAC INTERNATIONAL is proud to announce the launch of its new AOAC Career Center/Job Bank. Explore the benefits of our new career center by logging in or creating a new […]

    Annual Meeting, Governance and Policies, General

    Call for Nominations for OMB

    April 17, 2024

    DEADLINE: Friday, May 17, 2024 AOAC INTERNATIONAL is seeking candidates to serve on the Official Methods Board (OMB). This is a distinctive opportunity for AOAC members to help scientifically lead […]