Dietary Supplements, Research Institute

AOAC/GRMA Joint Webinar – March 28

February 23, 2023

AOAC and Global Retailer and Manufacturer Alliance (GRMA) will present a complimentary joint webinar on Laboratory Qualification and the AOAC Reviewed & RecognizedSM (R2) Program on Tuesday, March 28 at […]

Cannabis, Lab Proficiency Testing, Contaminants, Quantitative Microbiology

Coming soon! Cannabis/Hemp Microbiology Proficiency Testing

February 22, 2023

The AOAC Proficiency Testing staff has been working with its test material provider partner, Signature Science, LLC, to develop a PT program that addresses the need for quality microbiology PT […]

Agricultural Materials, Annual Meeting, Awards, Inside Laboratory Management, Methods & Standards

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Announces Michelangelo Anastassiades as the 2023 Wiley Award Winner

February 15, 2023

Internationally acclaimed pesticide residue chemist honored for outstanding contributions to analytical standards and methods FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rockville, Maryland, February 15, 2023 — Dr. John Szpylka, President of AOAC INTERNATIONAL, […]

General

New AOAC Strategic Plan 2023-2025

February 8, 2023

After a comprehensive process, we are excited to announce a new strategic plan that will guide our organization for the next three years. The core of AOAC’s mission and vision […]

General, Methods & Standards, OMA, Publications

AOAC INTERNATIONAL’S New Edition of Official Methods of Analysis Published on Oxford Academic

February 7, 2023

Rockville, Maryland, February 7, 2023 — AOAC INTERNATIONAL is pleased to announce that the 22nd edition of The Official Methods of Analysis of AOAC INTERNATIONAL SM (OMA) – the most […]

Food General, Allergens

Call for Comments: Gluten Validation Guidance Document & Annex A-D

February 1, 2023

AOAC GLUTEN & FOOD ALLERGENS PROGRAM AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) announces the availability of the following Gluten Validation Guidance Document & Annex A-D for public comment. To review and provide comments, click […]

General

Dr. Katerina Mastovska Named AOAC INTERNATIONAL Deputy Executive Director and Chief Science Officer

January 23, 2023

Two Longtime Staff Members – Dawn L. Frazier and Deborah McKenzie – Receive Promotions FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rockville, Maryland, January 23, 2023 — AOAC INTERNATIONAL Executive Director David B. Schmidt […]

Cannabis, Lab Proficiency Testing

AOAC Cannabis/Hemp PT Statistics-Why Are We Different?

January 11, 2023

Many competitors’ Proficiency Testing (PT) programs use consensus-based statistics to establish assigned values, standard deviations, etc. and that may not be the best way to handle them, so AOAC has […]

General

Position Posting: Chief Innovation Officer (Business Development)

January 6, 2023

AOAC INTERNATIONAL is currently seeking a creative and energetic Chief Innovation Officer to inspire innovative programs and projects at AOAC INTERNATIONAL that increase revenue and organizational effectiveness. The Chief Innovation […]

Food General, General, Methods & Standards

Call for Volunteers: Heavy Metals

January 4, 2023

AOAC is seeking volunteer subject matter experts to serve on a newly established working group to review the applicability of current standard method performance requirements for heavy metals in foods […]

Food Colors, Contaminants

Call for Volunteers: Color Additives from Natural Sources

January 4, 2023

AOAC is seeking volunteer subject matter experts to serve on a newly established working group, composed of four contaminant-specific subgroups, to develop and adopt voluntary consensus standards for color additives […]

Cannabis, Food General

Voting Open for CASP SMPR

January 4, 2023

The AOAC CASP Chemistry Working Group recently completed its review, revision, and reconciliation of public comments of the SMPR for the Determination of Pesticides in Cannabis Containing Beverages; and is now open for […]

Research Institute

New Research Institute PTM certifications

December 8, 2022

New Performance Tested Method (PTM) Approvals The following test kits recently received AOAC Research Institute PTM certifications:

Biothreat Agents, Governance and Policies, Methods & Standards

Call for Consensus: SPADA Working Group II

December 8, 2022

DEADLINE: Wednesday, December 21, 2022The AOAC Stakeholder Program on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) Working Group (WG) II, Developing NGS Standards for Biothreat Detection Methods, recently posted their document for public […]

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    Annual Meeting, Midyear Meeting, General

    AOAC Merchandise Now Available

    February 23, 2024

    AOAC INTERNATIONAL is now selling new merchandise in honor of our 140th anniversary for a limited time. Products will only be available for five weeks starting today, February 23, until […]

    Agricultural Materials, Contaminants, Food Colors, Methods & Standards

    Call for Experts: Residual Solvents & Pesticides in Color Additives

    February 21, 2024

    AOAC is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers for its Expert Review Panel (ERP) to review methods for determination of selected residual solvents in color additives from crop-based sources and to […]

    Agricultural Materials, Food Colors, Methods & Standards

    AOAC SMPR® 2024.001 Published

    February 21, 2024

    The first Standard Method Performance Requirement (SMPR®) of 2024 has been published for Selected Pesticides in Color Additives from Crop-Based Sources (AOAC SMPR® 2024.001). Photo by HandmadePictures – stock.adobe.com

    Research Institute

    Call for Experts: Mycotoxin Methods – Non-Dairy

    February 21, 2024

    AOAC is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers to serve as Volunteer Experts for the AOAC Performance Tested MethodsSM (PTM) program administered by the AOAC Research Institute. Appointed volunteers will lead […]