Lab Proficiency Testing

AOAC Proficiency Testing Scope Expands

March 10, 2020

New accreditation includes 20 new vitamins and minerals in infant formula and pH in meat and cheese ROCKVILLE, MD USA, March 10, 2020—At its annual Midyear Meeting, AOAC INTERNATIONAL announced […]

Governance and Policies

AOAC Board approves update to organizational name and tag line

February 18, 2020

What does AOAC stand for? When newcomers first encounter AOAC, that’s one of their first questions. AOAC’s name once clearly reflected its mission; but all organizations evolve, and AOAC has […]

Membership

Why AOAC is this researcher’s “home for analytical science”

February 18, 2020

Salvatore Parisi, Member of AOAC, shares his story AOAC INTERNATIONAL has a remarkable reputation in providing standard methods of analysis to ensure safety and integrity of foods and other products […]

Awards

AOAC accepting nominations for Official Methods Board Award

February 18, 2020

Each year, the AOAC Official Methods Board recognizes outstanding volunteer commitment and leadership in analytical excellence for team and individual achievement. The Board is currently accepting nominations for the Individual […]

Publications, Journal of AOAC

New section editor joins Journal of AOAC

February 18, 2020

AOAC announces Xu-Liang Cao of Health Canada as the newest section editor of the Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL. Cao will assist in overseeing contributions to J. AOAC Int. specific to […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Methods & Standards

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Announces New Analytical Test for Lactose in Milk

February 18, 2020

Streamlined analysis method validated as Official Method by AOAC experts Rockville, Maryland, February 19, 2020—AOAC INTERNATIONAL food safety experts have adopted a new analytical method for measuring low levels of […]

Lab Proficiency Testing

AOAC Proficiency Testing accreditation expands

February 18, 2020

On February 13, 2020, AOAC’s Laboratory Proficiency Testing (PT) program learned that its accreditation has been extended to include testing capabilities for 20 new analytes in the Vitamins and Nutrients […]

Awards

New AOAC INTERNATIONAL/Eurofins Foundation Award Supports Student Innovation

February 11, 2020

New awards program supports student innovation in life science testing Learn more and apply > February 11, 2020—AOAC INTERNATIONAL today announced that applications are being accepted for the 2020 AOAC […]

Cannabis, Current, OMA

Call for Methods: Methods for Identification and Quantitation of Selected Pesticide Residues in Dry Cannabis Materials

January 23, 2020

NO DEADLINE. AOAC INTERNATIONAL invites method authors and developers to submit relevant methods that may meet the AOAC Standard Method Performance RequirementsSM (SMPR®) for Identification and Quantitation of Selected Pesticide […]

Publications

Call for Manuscripts for the Journal of AOAC

January 16, 2020

The internationally recognized Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL is seeking manuscripts presenting basic and applied research related to AOAC’s mission of advancing food safety, food integrity, and public health. Published six […]

Cannabis

New CASP working group to target analytical science knowledge gap in the cannabis industry

January 16, 2020

Updated May 14, 2020 In the past 10 years, as cannabis industry leaders have focused their energies on building new supply chains, the explosive market growth and expanding array of […]

Cannabis

CASP news update – January 2020

January 16, 2020

At the AOAC Midyear Meeting in March, the CASP meeting will include a review and vote on the SMPRs currently in development, information on training and education, important talks from […]

Awards, Membership

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Announces 2020 Wiley Award Winners

January 16, 2020

Two New Zealand analytical scientists honored for lifelong contribution to food science ROCKVILLE, MD, US, January 16, 2020—AOAC INTERNATIONAL today announced that David Woollard, Ph.D. and Harvey Indyk, Ph.D. of […]

Awards

AOAC member Harvey Indyk receives New Zealand’s highest honor for his work in analytical chemistry

January 16, 2020

Analytical scientist Harvey Indyk Ph.D., a 28-year AOAC INTERNATIONAL member, has received New Zealand’s highest honor for service in recognition of his contributions to analytical chemistry. Dr. lndyk is internationally […]

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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 […]