Rosins, Current, OMA

Call for Methods: Glycerol Esters of Wood Rosin (GEWR)

February 3, 2021

DEADLINE:  ONGOING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Objective AOAC INTERNATIONAL invites method authors and developers to submit relevant methods that are validated and demonstrate that method(s) meet the any of the following Standard […]

Awards

AOAC and Herbalife join forces to support student researchers

January 22, 2021

AOAC and Herbalife have joined forces to launch a new scholarship to support student researchers engaged with research in analytical or molecular testing with special emphasis in botanicals, macro or […]

Research Institute

Longtime AOAC Research Institute Consultant Nancy Thiex retires

January 22, 2021

AOAC INTERNATIONAL congratulates Nancy Thiex, who has served the Association for nearly 20 years, as she steps down from her role as an AOAC Research Institute Technical Consultant. Nancy joined […]

Research Institute

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Certifies Two Additional Test Kits for Detecting Novel Coronavirus on Surfaces

January 21, 2021

Certification program validates accuracy claims of test kits sold for use in situations when maintaining surfaces free of coronavirus is a public health concern Rockville, Maryland, January 21, 2021 – […]

Midyear Meeting, Emerging Issues

Hot topics at the 2021 Midyear Meeting

January 21, 2021

This year’s Midyear Meeting is breaking new ground with updates on the latest new topics, spotlight on AOAC regional Sections and Communities, and a preview of what’s coming in AOAC […]

Awards

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Announces Katerina Mastovska as 2021 Wiley Award Winner

January 14, 2021

Expert in analysis of chemical residues and contaminants in food honored for outstanding contribution to food safety Rockville, Maryland, January 15, 2021—AOAC INTERNATIONAL today announced that Katerina Mastovska, Ph.D. is […]

Research Institute

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Certifies Three Test Kits for Detecting Novel Coronavirus on Surfaces

December 17, 2020

Accelerated scientific program speeds availability of validated test kits needed in manufacturing and other situations where maintaining surfaces free of coronavirus is a public health concern Rockville, Maryland, December 18, […]

Membership

More than 500 new members from 48 countries joined AOAC in 2020

December 17, 2020

Members are the heart of AOAC INTERNATIONAL, so it is gratifying that our 2020 end of year review revealed that the organization gained nearly 10 percent more new members than […]

Analytical Methods Week

Report Out: Analytical Methods Week, December 14-18, 2020

December 10, 2020

This blog will be updated morning and afternoon with results from the meetings throughout Analytical Methods Week. NOTE: the most recent updates are posted at the top of the page. […]

Governance and Policies

AOAC tightens workplace policies in response to spike in COVID-19 cases

November 18, 2020

November 18, 2020 – As the number of COVID-19 cases rises globally and in the State of Maryland, where AOAC is headquartered, AOAC is taking a “safety first” approach by […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, International Methods, Sections, Methods & Standards

China Section Meeting hosts working group meeting for joint GB-AOAC standard development

November 18, 2020

Chinese and international scientists from government, academia and industry gathered October 26-28, 2020 at the Forum of Food Analytical Science and Standards 2020, the AOAC China Section Meeting in Shanghai, […]

Awards

Celebrate excellence – Nominate a colleague for the Harvey Wiley Award or the AOAC Fellows

October 22, 2020

Call for Nominations AOAC INTERNATIONAL is seeking nominations for the Harvey W. Wiley Award and for Fellows of AOAC. Learn more about AOAC Awards > The Harvey W. Wiley Award is […]

Analytical Methods Week, Methods & Standards

Report Out: Analytical Methods Week, October 19-23, 2020

October 19, 2020

This blog was updated every evening with results from the meetings throughout Analytical Methods Week. NOTE: the most recent updates are posted at the top of the page.

Membership

Remembering AOAC INTERNATIONAL Past President Russ Flowers

September 30, 2020

On September 24, 2020, the analytical science community lost a brilliant scientist and a friend with the passing of Dr. Russell D. Flowers. Dr. Flowers contributed innumerable volunteer hours and […]

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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 […]