Cannabis

Three cannabis standards approved at AOAC Annual Meeting

September 26, 2019

At the Cannabis Analytical Science Program (CASP) meeting on Sept 7, 2019, about 200 scientists from around the country came to Denver, Colorado to discuss standards for cannabis methods. The […]

Governance and Policies

AOAC INTERNATIONAL and NMKL team up to benefit method developers, laboratories

September 23, 2019

During the 2019 AOAC INTERNATIONAL Annual Meeting and Exposition in Denver, Colorado, AOAC and the Nordic Committee on Food Analysis (NMKL) signed an Agreement of Cooperation to work together on […]

Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting 2019 Top Take-Aways

September 23, 2019

Top take-aways from the premier gathering for analytical food science Attendance was up 8 percent over the previous year at AOAC’s 133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition in September as nearly […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, OMA

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Announces New Analytical Test for Lactose in Milk

September 23, 2019

Experts approve new Official Method for accurately measuring lactose even at very low levels Rockville, Maryland, September 24, 2019—Food safety experts gathered at the 133rd AOAC INTERNATIONAL Annual Meeting and […]

Membership, Governance and Policies

AOAC’s new membership model: Flexibility, sustainability, value

September 23, 2019

Members support new model for strengthening AOAC into the future

Emerging Issues, Annual Meeting

Exploring Emerging Issues at the 2019 AOAC INTERNATIONAL Annual Meeting

September 23, 2019

The Analytical Solutions Forum is one of our newest initiatives of AOAC INTERNATIONAL in which global stakeholders from government, industry and academia convene to identify emerging needs for scientific analysis […]

Awards, Annual Meeting

Analytical Science Leaders Honored at AOAC INTERNATIONAL Annual Meeting

September 10, 2019

Denver, Colorado, September 10, 2019—A globally recognized expert in pharmacognosy, a Chinese-Swiss-Irish team addressing a critical analytical need impacting global trade, an academic with more than 30 years membership in […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, OMA

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Announces New Method for Analyzing Protein Components in Infant Formula

September 9, 2019

Experts approve new Official Method for analyzing essential amino acids Denver, Colorado, September 9, 2019—Food safety experts gathered at the 133rd AOAC INTERNATIONAL Annual Meeting and Exposition have approved a […]

Food Authenticity & Fraud

More on new Method for BPA in plastic bottles

August 30, 2019

On August 12, 2019, AOAC INTERNATIONAL announced the adoption of an Official Method of Analysis℠ for determining the presence of free bisphenol A (BPA) in a broad range of still […]

Annual Meeting

Science leaders in the spotlight

August 30, 2019

At the Annual Meeting in Denver, enjoy four fast-paced “AOAC Spotlight On…” talks on trends in analytical science:

Methods & Standards, Analytical Methods Week

New Methods approved during first AOAC Analytical Methods Week

August 30, 2019

AOAC is pleased to announce that two new methods were adopted as Official Methods of Analysis℠  in early July during AOAC’s first ever “Analytical Methods Week,” a series of virtual […]

Governance and Policies

Letter from the Director: Honoring Bob Rathbone’s 31 years of service

August 30, 2019

I am honored to announce the retirement of Bob Rathbone. In his work as Senior Director of Publications and many other roles, Bob is completing one of the most distinguished […]

Annual Meeting, Awards

2019 Wiley Award Address

August 30, 2019

Nature Exposed to Our Method of Questioning—Reliability of Measurements Made on Natural Products

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Annual Meeting

SPIFAN activities at the AOAC Annual Meeting & Expo 2019

August 30, 2019

AOAC Stakeholder Panel on Infant Formula & Adult Nutritionals (SPIFAN) including ERP will be meeting in conjunction with the AOAC Annual Meeting & Exposition at the Sheraton Denver Hotel in Denver, […]

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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