Annual Meeting

Closing Remarks from AOAC INTERNATIONAL President Erin Crowley

September 30, 2020

New AOAC INTERNATIONAL President Erin Crowley closed out the 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting with a look back at the challenges and successes of the meeting, and a look forward into […]

Annual Meeting

Key Takeaways from the AOAC 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting: A Q&A

September 30, 2020

Spectrum talked with a leading AOAC member and AOAC’s Science Team senior managers to learn how this Annual Meeting advanced analytical science. Melissa Phillips is a Research Chemist at National […]

Cannabis, Research Institute

AOAC INTERNATIONAL activates accelerated program to evaluate test kits that measure yeast and mold in cannabis

September 28, 2020

ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND, USA, September 28, 2020 —AOAC INTERNATIONAL has launched a new project to develop technical requirements, evaluate, and certify the performance of test kits that enumerate total yeast and […]

Cannabis, Governance and Policies

AOAC INTERNATIONAL and the HEMP and CANNABINOID SCIENCE INSTITUTE Announce Cooperative Agreement

September 28, 2020

Collaboration will develop trusted scientific standards and resources for hemp producers, food processors and regulators AOAC INTERNATIONAL and the Hemp and Cannabinoid Science Institute (HCSI) have entered into a cooperative […]

Awards

2020 AOAC Poster Contest winners announced

September 23, 2020

Five scientists, one a college student, were selected by the AOAC Technical Programming Council judging panel as winners of the contest for first-time AOAC poster presenters. Posters were evaluated based […]

Governance and Policies

New Board of Directors elected for 2020-2021

September 14, 2020

Kicking off the second week of the AOAC Virtual Meeting, AOAC President Henry Chin announced the composition of the incoming 2020/2021 AOAC INTERNATIONAL Board of Directors. Board of Directors Erin […]

Annual Meeting, Awards

Analytical science leaders honored at 2020 AOAC INTERNATIONAL Annual Meeting

September 14, 2020

Recognizing the outstanding scientists building the future of analytical science Rockville, Maryland, September 14, 2020—Two New Zealanders whose collaboration has produced 38 food safety scientific papers and three AOAC Official […]

Annual Meeting, Methods & Standards

Live blog: AOAC 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

September 8, 2020

We’re reporting out on news from the 2020 AOAC INTERNATIONAL Virtual Annual Meeting in this live blog. See the Annual Meeting Schedule – and don’t forget to check this blog […]

Annual Meeting

Hot topics in the 2020 AOAC Virtual Annual Meeting

August 26, 2020

NOTE: Register by 10:00am ET on Monday, September 7 to access the virtual platform on Day 1 of the meeting! The AOAC 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting September 8-24, 2020 features […]

Methods & Standards

Scientists approve new test for measuring flavanols and procyanidins in cocoa and chocolate products

August 18, 2020

Revised and expanded analytical test adopted as new Official Method of Analysis by AOAC INTERNATIONAL food science experts Rockville, Maryland, August 18, 2020 – AOAC INTERNATIONAL today announced the approval […]

Awards

Five outstanding young researchers win AOAC Analytical Science Student Award

August 4, 2020

AOAC INTERNATIONAL, Eurofins Foundation award recognizes up and coming scientists for their innovative work in life science testing ROCKVILLE, MD USA, August 5, 2020—AOAC INTERNATIONAL today announced the winners of […]

Governance and Policies

AOAC signs Memorandum of Understanding with ILSI North America

July 24, 2020

On July 15, 2020, AOAC INTERNATIONAL entered into a cooperative agreement with International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) North America, the largest of 15 global ILSI entities. ILSI North America brings […]

Research Institute

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Now Accepting Applications for Emergency Response Validation of Novel Coronavirus Test Kits

July 24, 2020

Accelerated program will evaluate and certify the performance of test kits that detect SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent of COVID-19 illness, on environmental surfaces ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND, USA, July 24, 2020 —AOAC […]

Governance and Policies, Membership

Major Upgrade to AOAC Member Portal

July 10, 2020

UPDATED July 20, 2020 We have recently upgraded our online Member Portal to bring you the most up-to-date technology in the safest, most secure environment. The modernized Portal should streamline […]

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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 […]