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CASP Newsletter August 2019

August 30, 2019

CASP Meeting: The second meeting of the AOAC INTERNATIONAL Cannabis Analytical Science Program is almost here! The CASP meeting is on Saturday, September 7 at 9:00AM in the Grand Ballroom […]

Methods & Standards

AOAC INTERNATIONAL announces new method for measuring BPA in beverages

August 30, 2019

Experts approve new Official Method for determining free bisphenol A in bottled water and nonalcoholic drinks using ultra-performance liquid chromatography

Membership, Governance and Policies

AOAC proposes a new membership structure

August 30, 2019

Greater flexibility, ROI, and opportunities for participation

Publications, Membership

Fresh perspectives: Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL showcases outside expertise

August 28, 2019

Analytical science leaders interested in focusing attention on new work in their fields have a unique opportunity in the Journal of AOAC. Each issue features one to two Guest Edited […]

Emerging Issues

The 2019 Analytical Solutions Forum at the Annual Meeting

August 28, 2019

Global stakeholders are gathering at the AOAC Annual Meeting in Denver for a full program of discussions on emerging needs and technologies in food safety testing. 

Emerging Issues

Botanicals and Biostimulants in the spotlight at the upcoming Analytical Solutions Forum

August 28, 2019

Join the Analytical Solutions Forum at the 2019 Annual Meeting for a full day of thought-provoking discussions on emerging issues and how AOAC INTERNATIONAL can facilitate the development of analytical […]

Publications

Fresh perspectives: JAOAC showcases outside expertise

August 27, 2019

Analytical science leaders interested in focusing attention on new work in their fields have a unique opportunity in the Journal of AOAC. Each issue features one to two Guest Edited […]

Awards

Sarah McCormick Wins 2019 Harvey W. Wiley Scholarship

August 27, 2019

AOAC congratulates Sarah McCormick, winner of the 2019 Harvey W. Wiley Scholarship. Sarah is pursuing her B.S.Ch. in Chemistry with minors in Mathematics and Environmental Science at the University of […]

Cannabis

AOAC INTERNATIONAL at IFT: A cannabis & CBD primer

August 23, 2019

Analyzing cannabis and CBD samples can be challenging. From setting up a laboratory to developing methods, even experienced chemists can struggle to ensure standard operating procedures consistent with state and […]

Cannabis

CASP experts testify at FDA public hearing

August 22, 2019

Consumers have a right to safe cannabis and cannabis-derived products that are free of pathogens. That was the message that Patrick Bird, Chair of AOAC’s CASP Microbiology in Cannabis and […]

Cannabis

AOAC INTERNATIONAL announces working groups on cannabis

August 17, 2019

Leading scientists developing standards and Official Methods for cannabis products and hemp May 30, 2019 (Rockville, MD)—AOAC INTERNATIONAL today announced the formation of working groups for the Cannabis Analytical Science […]

Sections

Highlights of the Midwest Section 38th Annual Meeting and Exposition

August 15, 2019

The AOAC Midwest Section held their 38th Annual meeting and Exposition May 20-22. Ninety-one members gathered in Des Moines, Iowa, to attend this year’s conference that included more than 20 […]

Biothreat Agents

SPADA biological threat agents working groups draft documents ready for comments

August 15, 2019

On August 13, AOAC’s Stakeholder Panel on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) will meet to review draft documents from its working groups on bacterial strain verification, in-silico analysis, and soil testing. […]

Research Institute

Strong interest in Research Institute at IAFP

August 12, 2019

After many years away, AOAC INTERNATIONAL returned to the International Association of Food Protection (IAFP) Annual Meeting in Louisville, Kentucky, July 21-23, 2019.

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    Call for Experts: Residual Solvents & Pesticides in Color Additives

    February 21, 2024

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    AOAC SMPR® 2024.001 Published

    February 21, 2024

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