Biothreat Agents

Join Us in Developing Cutting-Edge Standards for Next Generation Sequencing Applications!

August 19, 2021

Three New SPADA Working Groups Launched during Analytical Methods Week Since 2007, the AOAC Stakeholder Program on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) has developed consensus-based Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs®) and […]

Journal of AOAC, OMA, Partners

AOAC Announces Publishing Partnership with Oxford University Press for OMA

August 16, 2021

January 2022 Update: The migration of OMA content to Oxford University Press will be completed later in 2022. Stay tuned! AOAC signed a new publishing partnership with Oxford University Press […]

Analytical Methods Week, Biothreat Agents, Cannabis, Methods & Standards, OMA, Allergens, Dietary Supplements, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Food Authenticity & Fraud, Contaminants

August 2021 Analytical Methods Week Highlights

August 12, 2021

Monday, August 2, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM ETAOAC ERP for Microbiology Methods for Food and Environmental Surfaces ERP Co-Chairs: Michael Brodsky, Brodsky Consultants & Wendy McMahon, Mérieux […]

Research Institute

Don Gilliland Joins AOAC RI as a Technical Consultant

August 3, 2021

Don Gilliland has joined the AOAC Research Institute (RI) team as its newest Technical Consultant! RI Technical Consultants provide guidance and support to AOAC customers and stakeholders on AOAC Official […]

Partners, Awards, Research Institute

AOAC COVID-19 ERV Program Wins 2021 ASAE Power of A Silver Award

July 30, 2021

AOAC INTERNATIONAL is proud to announce it has been named a 2021 Power of A Silver Award Winner by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). The award recognizes the […]

Awards

AOAC Announces Five Winners of Joint Student Award with the Eurofins Foundation

July 26, 2021

“Testing for Life” Student Award recognizes up and coming scientists for their innovative work in life science testing ROCKVILLE, MD USA, July 26, 2021—AOAC INTERNATIONAL today announced the five winners […]

Sections, Annual Meeting, Governance and Policies

Southeast Asia Section Becomes AOAC’s 18th Regional Section

July 26, 2021

At the June 2021 AOAC Board of Directors Meeting, the Board approved the chartering of the Southeast Asia Section as the 18th regional section of AOAC INTERNATIONAL. The Section will […]

Awards

AOAC Announces Winners of Joint Student Scholarship with Herbalife Nutrition

July 22, 2021

This student scholarship, supported by contributions from Herbalife Nutrition, is designed to encourage student researchers who are advancing analytical or molecular (DNA) testing ROCKVILLE, MD USA, July 22, 2021—AOAC INTERNATIONAL today […]

Awards

AOAC Announces Winner of Joint Student Award with SCIEX

July 21, 2021

New “Rising Star” Award supports leadership and engagement with student researchers using mass spectrometry technology for food analysis ROCKVILLE, MD USA, July 21, 2021—AOAC INTERNATIONAL today announced Klara Navratilova as […]

Cannabis

USDA Update on the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program

July 20, 2021

On March 8, 2021, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it had completed its review of the Final Rule establishing the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program. The rule, effective as […]

Lab Proficiency Testing, Technical Divisions, General

AOAC’s Arlene Fox Announces October Retirement

July 15, 2021

Arlene Fox, Senior Director of Proficiency Testing, recently announced her plans to retire on October 8, 2021 following 24 years of service to AOAC INTERNATIONAL. For 23 of those years, […]

Membership

New AOAC Membership Pins for 30-, 35-, 40-, and 45-Year Members

July 14, 2021

The AOAC membership team is pleased to announce that in addition to those for our 25- and 50-year members, we have created pins for our 30-, 35-, 40-, and 45-year […]

Awards, Sections

India Section Named 2021 AOAC Section of the Year

July 12, 2021

AOAC INTERNATIONAL is pleased to announce the AOAC India Section (AOACI) as the 2021 Section of the Year.  The award recognizes the India Section for its multiple activities, communication across […]

Lab Proficiency Testing

AOAC Resuming Salmonella in Liquid Egg PT Program (E01)

June 30, 2021

AOAC is resuming its Salmonella in Liquid Egg Proficiency Testing (PT) Program (E01). This qualitative program consists of five Salmonella in Liquid Egg samples and permits participating laboratories to report […]

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    Methods & Standards, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals

    Call for Public Comment – MFGM SMPR®

    May 24, 2024

    The Stakeholder Panel on Infant Formula and Adult Nutrition (SPIFAN) Working Group recently completed its Standard Method Performance Requirement® (SMPR®) for Determination of Milk Fat Globule Membrane (MFGM) Proteins in […]

    Annual Meeting, Chemistry, Methods & Standards, Research Institute, Microbiology

    New Training Courses at Annual Meeting

    May 24, 2024

    Three training courses will be held in person at the AOAC 2024 Annual Meeting in Baltimore. Performance Tested Methods and Official Methods of Analysis Technical Requirements will be held on […]

    Publications, Food Authenticity & Fraud, Contaminants, Microbiology, Allergens, Food General, Journal of AOAC, Methods & Standards

    Latest Issue of the JAOAC

    May 24, 2024

    The May-June 2024 issue, Volume 107 Issue 3, of the Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL has been released. The latest issue contains research and review articles on Drug Formulations; Food Authenticity/Food […]

    Microbiology, Methods & Standards

    Metagenomics Working Group: Volunteers Needed (EXTENDED)

    May 24, 2024

    AOAC will launch the development of three agnostic voluntary consensus standards (including standard method performance requirements) for metagenomic sequencing methodology. The standards will be the metagenomic counterpart to the amplicon […]