Food Authenticity & Fraud, Current, OMA

Call for Method Validation Plans – Food Authenticity Methods (Honey, Olive Oil and Milk)

February 23, 2021

DEADLINE:  ONGOING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE AOAC INTERNATIONAL invites method authors and developers to submit relevant methods and plans for validation of candidate methods that may meet the any of the following […]

Midyear Meeting

FDA’s David Goldman, MD headlining 2021 Midyear Analytical Solutions Forum on “Global One Health” theme

February 18, 2021

AOAC INTERNATIONAL’s 2021 Midyear Meeting and Analytical Solutions Forum introduces the Global One Health Concept, a collaborative, multi-disciplinary, multi-stakeholder approach that to ensure human health we must recognize the interconnects […]


February 2021 update: Cannabis Analytical Science Program

February 17, 2021

CASP’s working groups have been making significant progress. View the February update below, or view the full CASP newsletter > Cannabinoids in Consumables The Cannabinoids in Consumables Working Group, chaired […]

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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


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, […]

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    In Remembrance: George Webster Latimer, Jr.

    April 17, 2024

    November 18, 1932-March 15, 2024 George Webster Latimer, Jr., a Fellow of AOAC (1997) and a long-time member, passed away on March 15, 2024. He was 92 years old. Latimer […]

    General, Membership

    AOAC Launches New Career Center/Job Bank

    April 17, 2024

    AOAC INTERNATIONAL is proud to announce the launch of its new AOAC Career Center/Job Bank. Explore the benefits of our new career center by logging in or creating a new […]

    Annual Meeting, Governance and Policies, General

    Call for Nominations for OMB

    April 17, 2024

    DEADLINE: Friday, May 17, 2024 AOAC INTERNATIONAL is seeking candidates to serve on the Official Methods Board (OMB). This is a distinctive opportunity for AOAC members to help scientifically lead […]


    Arab Section Annual Meeting & Survey

    April 16, 2024

    The second Annual Meeting of the Arab Section of AOAC INTERNATIONAL will take place on Tuesday, May 7 and Wednesday, May 8 at the W Amman Hotel in Amman, Jordan. […]