Membership

Why AOAC? Membership story from Daniele Sohier

November 21, 2019

When I started my career with a Ph.D. degree in molecular microbiology, I had no real sense of direction. Since then, over a career spanning R&D, education, laboratory services, and […]

General

AOAC talks olive oil at EFFoST International Conference in Rotterdam

November 21, 2019

Palmer Orlandi, AOAC’s Chief Science Officer, traveled to Rotterdam, The Netherlands in early November, representing AOAC at a special session of the 33rd European Federation of Food Science and Technology […]

Sections, Membership

Q & A with Owen Fraser, president of AOAC Sub-Saharan Africa Section

November 21, 2019

Following their highly-successful Second Annual Meeting, Sub-Saharan Africa Section President Owen Fraser, Ph.D. talked with AOAC about how the section is advancing food safety testing in the rapidly-expanding pan-African trading […]

Sections

AOAC Sub-Saharan Africa Section in the center of sweeping change in a dynamic region

November 21, 2019

Just one year ago, the Sub-Saharan Africa Section of AOAC was a fledgling organization. This month, their highly successful second Annual Meeting demonstrated that they have already become key players […]

Cannabis

Cannabis Science & Technology Editors’ Series: Cannabis Analytical Science Program Live Webcast

November 19, 2019

Join AOAC experts and four leading cannabis analytical science experts on December 5, 2019 at 11am EST for AOAC’s first webinar on cannabis testing. REGISTER NOW > Thursday, December 5, […]

Methods & Standards, Analytical Methods Week

Second Analytical Methods Week advances standards in a week of virtual meetings

November 12, 2019

The week of December 2-5, 2019, AOAC is holding Analytical Methods Week, a series of meetings using a new, convenient and popular “virtual” format for method developers and experts to […]

Cannabis

AOAC reports on CASP accomplishments to AFDO Board

November 12, 2019

On November 5, 2019, AOAC Executive Director Dave Schmidt and Cannabis Analytical Science Program (CASP) Program Lead Scott Coates met with the Board of Directors of the Association of Food […]

Cannabis

AOAC Cannabinoid Standard in USDA Guidelines

November 12, 2019

New guidelines require laboratories to meet AOAC Standard Method Performance Requirements for Quantitation of Cannabinoids in Hemp NEWS BACKGROUND: November 12, 2019—AOAC INTERNATIONAL announced today that a testing standard recently […]

Annual Meeting

Highlights from the 2019 Annual Meeting

November 6, 2019

With 29 scientific sessions, 66 exposition booths, 275 poster presentations, and daily receptions, the 2019 Annual Meeting was a hub of analytical science dialog and networking. Attendance was up 8% […]

Awards

AOAC Awards 2020 Call for Nominations – nominate a colleague today!

November 1, 2019

Recognizing excellence in analytical science The AOAC Awards Program recognizes significant contributions to the analytical science community and to AOAC itself. This is an opportunity for you to show your […]

Cannabis, Lab Proficiency Testing

AOAC spreads the word on Proficiency Testing at the Food Safety Consortium

October 22, 2019

In early October, AOAC INTERNATIONAL joined around 600 food safety professionals, including many representing food manufacturer and packaging plant laboratories, at the Food Safety Consortium in Illinois. Safe Quality Food […]

Cannabis, Current, OMA

Call for Methods: Identification and Quantitation of Residual Solvents in Cannabis

October 21, 2019

NO DEADLINE Objective AOAC INTERNATIONAL invites method authors and developers to submit relevant methods that may meet the AOAC SMPR 2019.002 Standard Method Performance Requirements® (SMPR®) for Identification and Quantitation […]

Cannabis, Current, OMA

Call for Methods: Detection of Aspergillus in Cannabis and Cannabis Products

October 18, 2019

NO DEADLINE. Objective AOAC INTERNATIONAL invites submissions of all relevant candidate methods that may meet the AOAC SMPR 2019.001 Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPR®) for Detection of Aspergillus in Cannabis […]

Governance and Policies

Meet AOAC’s new leadership

October 18, 2019

AOAC’s traditional “changing of the guard” at the Annual Meeting continued this year at the 133rd AOAC INTERNATIONAL Annual Meeting in Denver as leadership passed to a new Board 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 […]