Governance and Policies, Research Institute

New RI Certification Program Approved by the AOAC Board of Directors

March 28, 2023

The AOAC Research Institute team has developed a new certification program called the Installation and Operational Qualification (Q2) program. The AOAC INTERNATIONAL Board of Directors reviewed and approved the Q2 […]

Acrylamide, Food General, Dietary Supplements, Methods & Standards

Call for Volunteers for AOAC Expert Review Panel for Acrylamide in Select Foods Methods

March 21, 2023

AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers for the formation of its Expert Review Panel (ERP) for Acrylamide in Select Foods Methods to review submitted candidate methods for […]

Awards

Call For AOAC Scholarship Awards Panel Judges

March 16, 2023

AOAC is looking for volunteers from government, academia, and private sector with advanced research degrees in the fields of food science, microbiology, chemistry, and molecular biology, to serve as judges […]

Technical Divisions

Nominations for 2023 TDRM Membership and Executive Committee Election – April 15

March 14, 2023

AOAC’s Technical Division on Reference Materials Nominating Committee is seeking new members and developing the slate for the 2023 Executive Committee election. The upcoming election will have three Officer positions […]

Cannabis, Lab Proficiency Testing, Research Institute

CASP Featured in Wiley Analytical Science Magazine

March 14, 2023

The CASP program was featured in an article in the March issue of the Wiley Analytical Science Magazine. AOAC contributors Allison Baker, Coordinator, Standards and Official MethodsSM; Scott Coates, Senior […]

Annual Meeting, General, Membership

Introducing AOAC’s New Year-Round App

March 10, 2023

AOAC’s year-round app has arrived! The app has AOAC news, events, links to social media, and all the information you’ll need for our meetings, including the schedule, session descriptions, zoom […]

Cannabis, Lab Proficiency Testing

Last Chance to Enroll for March 20th Round for Hemp & Cannabis PT Programs

March 9, 2023

This is your last chance to enroll for the March 20th round of the AOAC Ready-to-Analyze, No-Spiking-Required Hemp & Cannabis concentration/potency and chemical contaminants PT Programs (Six programs available) include […]

Annual Meeting, General, Governance and Policies, Membership

Nominate a Member for the AOAC Board of Directors – April 15

March 7, 2023

Deadline: April 15, 2023 AOAC is seeking potential nominees to serve on the AOAC INTERNATIONAL Board of Directors for the following positions: President-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, and Director (2). Please use this form to […]

General, Methods & Standards

Mastovska Joins MicroVal General Committee

March 1, 2023

Katerina Mastovska, Deputy Executive Director & Chief Science Officer, is a new liaison member of the MicroVal General Committee. MicroVal is an international certification organization for the validation and approval […]

Food General, Dietary Supplements

Call for Volunteers: PAs

March 1, 2023

AOAC is seeking volunteer subject matter experts to serve on a newly established working group to develop a voluntary consensus standard(s) for 35 Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids (PAs) in teas, herbal infusions, […]

Acrylamide, Food General, OMA

Call for Methods: Determination of Acrylamide in Selected Food Products

March 1, 2023

DEADLINE:  CLOSED AOAC Official Methods of Analysis℠ (OMA) Program Determination of Acrylamide in Selected Food Products AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) invites method developers to submit methods for consideration and possible evaluation through […]

Dietary Supplements, Research Institute

AOAC/GRMA Joint Webinar – March 28

February 23, 2023

AOAC and Global Retailer and Manufacturer Alliance (GRMA) will present a complimentary joint webinar on Laboratory Qualification and the AOAC Reviewed & RecognizedSM (R2) Program on Tuesday, March 28 at […]

Cannabis, Lab Proficiency Testing, Contaminants, Microbiology

Coming soon! Cannabis/Hemp Microbiology Proficiency Testing

February 22, 2023

The AOAC Proficiency Testing staff has been working with its test material provider partner, Signature Science, LLC, to develop a PT program that addresses the need for quality microbiology PT […]

Agricultural Materials, Annual Meeting, Awards, Inside Laboratory Management, Methods & Standards

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Announces Michelangelo Anastassiades as the 2023 Wiley Award Winner

February 15, 2023

Internationally acclaimed pesticide residue chemist honored for outstanding contributions to analytical standards and methods FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rockville, Maryland, February 15, 2023 — Dr. John Szpylka, President of AOAC INTERNATIONAL, […]

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    Annual Meeting

    Airfare Discounts on United for Meeting

    June 14, 2024

    United Airlines is offering discounts on select flights to/from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) for attendees of the AOAC Annual Meeting. Visit the Hotel and Travel page for details.

    Cannabis

    FDA/USDA Plenary at Annual Meeting to Focus on Analytical Methods in Regulation

    June 14, 2024

    The 2024 AOAC INTERNATIONAL Annual Meeting & Exposition, August 23 – 28, 2024, in Baltimore, Maryland, will feature a special plenary panel on Monday, August 26 with Denise Eblen, PhD, […]

    Food General

    Call for Experts: Fat Testing

    June 13, 2024

    AOAC is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers for a new Expert Review Panel (ERP) for review of fat testing methods including crude or total fat methods for food matrices. The […]

    Food General, Protein

    Call for Novel Foods Amino Acids Working Group

    June 13, 2024

    AOAC anticipates the formation of a working group to create a method performance standard for amino acid content (and/or total protein content) for matrices such as novel foods and ingredients. […]