Governance and Policies, Inside Laboratory Management

Meet AOAC President Tony Lupo

February 2, 2022

AOAC INTERNATIONAL’s president, Anthony (Tony) Lupo, is a scientist and manager who loves nothing better than moving methods from the lab into practical applications and whose vision for AOAC is […]

Journal of AOAC, Publications, Emerging Issues

Chemical Experts Say It Is Not Possible to Analyze for ‘Sweet Taste’

February 1, 2022

Rockville, Maryland, February 1, 2022 – While the amounts of carbohydrates and other sweet-tasting ingredients in foods can be exactly measured, a recent review of studies published in the Journal […]

Journal of AOAC, Publications

Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL Seeks Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2022

The Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL is a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal owned by AOAC INTERNATIONAL, a nonprofit, professional association representing scientists world-wide dedicated to the field of analytical science. First published in […]

Cannabis, Current, OMA

Call for Methods: Quantitative Analysis of Mycotoxins in Cannabis Biomass and Cannabis Derived Products

December 31, 2022

NO DEADLINE AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) invites method authors and developers to submit relevant methods that may meet the Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs) for Quantitative Analysis of Mycotoxins in Cannabis […]

Partners, Dietary Supplements, Emerging Issues

AOAC INTERNATIONAL and Global Retailer and Manufacturer Alliance Announce New Partnership to Advance Product Safety Goals

January 24, 2022

Rockville, Maryland, January 24, 2022 – AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) and the Global Retailer and Manufacturer Alliance (GRMA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in December 2021. This MOU establishes a […]

Awards

Darryl Sullivan Wins William Horwitz Award

January 19, 2022

Darryl M. Sullivan, Chief Science Officer at Eurofins Scientific, has been selected as a recipient of the William Horwitz Award. This award, established in 1995 in honor of Dr. Horwitz’s lifetime of […]

General, Governance and Policies, Membership

Statement on Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging to AOAC INTERNATIONAL

January 18, 2022

Members of AOAC INTERNATIONAL share a common bond of achievement in academic rigor, career accomplishment, and passion for the field of analytical science. They are the latest generation of a distinguished […]

Awards, Membership, Annual Meeting

Apply for a 2022 AOAC Student Award

January 14, 2022

Applications for the 2022 AOAC student awards and scholarships are now open! Our three programs support student researchers engaged in topic areas relevant to food safety and analytical science. They […]

Analytical Methods Week, Cannabis, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Glyphosates, Methods & Standards

December 2021 Analytical Methods Week Highlights

January 5, 2022

Monday, December 13, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 noon ETAOAC ERP for Low Lactose Methods ERP Chair: Sean Austin, Société Produits des NestléStaff Contact: Saliha Argubie at [email protected] The ERP reviewed […]

Annual Meeting

Protected: Submit a Proposal for the 2022 AOAC Annual Meeting

November 15, 2021

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Cannabis, Methods & Standards, OMA

AOAC Approval Granted to Agilent for Method of Metals Analysis in Cannabis

November 10, 2021

Rockville, Maryland, November 10, 2021 – AOAC INTERNATIONAL announced that Agilent has received approval of an analytical method for the determination of heavy metals in cannabis. The method, OMA 2021.03, jointly […]

Lab Proficiency Testing, Cannabis

New AOAC Proficiency Testing (PT) Programs for 2022

November 3, 2021

Listeria Environmental Swab PT Program (LS01): This program allows participating laboratories to report the presence or absence of Listeria and report the species identification if applicable to the laboratory. Along with […]

Dietary Supplements, New Initiatives

Call for Volunteers: Working Group for Folic Acid in Chewable Gels, Soft Gels, and Tablets

October 20, 2021

AOAC is seeking volunteer subject matter experts to serve on a newly established working group to develop a voluntary consensus standard (or standards) for the determination (quantification) of folic acid […]

Biothreat Agents, New Initiatives

October SPADA Working Group Meetings

October 19, 2021

Following a successful Stakeholder Program on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) launch meeting at the 2021 AOAC Annual Meeting, SPADA Working Group 3, Reference Database and In Silico Processes Validation, met […]

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    Awards, Annual Meeting, Membership

    Call for Nominations: OMB Technical Service Award

    February 28, 2024

    Call for Nominations Recommend a colleague today! The AOAC Official Methods Board is soliciting nominations for its annual Technical Service Award.  Deadline:  Friday, March 29, 2024 Nomination Form The Official […]

    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