Midyear Meeting

Highlights of the AOAC INTERNATIONAL 2020 Midyear Meeting

March 27, 2020

The 2020 Midyear Meeting overcame unexpected challenges to successfully advance the dialogue and science around emerging issues, food authenticity, cannabis testing, vaping, and more.  Thirteen new Standard Method Performance Requirements […]

Cannabis, Midyear Meeting

Cannabis programming at the AOAC Midyear Meeting: Farm Bill, SMPRs, and Training & Education

March 27, 2020

Cannabis programming at the Midyear Meeting covered a lot of ground, with a presentation on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Domestic Hemp Program, followed by votes on Standard Method […]

Cannabis

Audiocast: An expert discussion on vaping

March 20, 2020

Cutting through the haze of vaping: A Town Hall discussion 2020 AOAC INTERNATIONAL Midyear Meeting, March 9-13, 2020 Despite their ever-growing acceptance, relatively little work has been done to characterize […]

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 […]

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    Publications, Membership

    March/April ILM Now Available

    May 23, 2024

    The March/April issue of Inside Laboratory Management (ILM) is now available online. Members of AOAC INTERNATIONAL get exclusive access to this content which includes highlights of the 2024 Midyear Meeting. […]

    Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Methods & Standards

    Join the SPIFAN Nutrient ERP Meeting

    May 22, 2024

    The SPIFAN Nutrient ERP meeting will take place on Thursday, June 20, from 2:00 to 5:00 PM ET where new methods, modifications and final action methods will be reviewed and […]

    Contaminants, Methods & Standards, Agricultural Materials

    Color Additives from Natural Sources Call for Methods: DEADLINE EXTENDED

    May 15, 2024

    The method submission for consideration and possible evaluation through the AOAC Official MethodsSM program for selected residual solvents from crop-based sources and selected pesticides in natural color additives manufactured from […]

    Contaminants, Food General, Methods & Standards, Current

    Call for Methods: Trace Elemental Contaminants in Foods and Beverages

    May 15, 2024

    AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) invites method developers to submit methods for First Action consideration and possible evaluation through the AOAC Official MethodsSM program. Prospective methods must utilize inductively coupled plasma-based mass […]