Cannabis, Lab Proficiency Testing

Ahead of the Times…. 

June 6, 2023

AOAC and its test material provider Signature Science LLC are sending the first > 0.3% THC Cannabis samples for Proficiency Testing to laboratories. Samples were shipped Monday, June 5. Participating laboratories […]

Allergens, Methods & Standards

Calls for Working Group Members – GFA 

June 6, 2023

AOAC is continuing the call for experts/volunteers to participate in the Gluten & Food Allergens Program. The Gluten Working Group is initiating the development of a Qualitative Validation Guidance document, […]

Methods & Standards, Biothreat Agents

Call for Volunteers – SPADA

June 6, 2023

AOAC’s Stakeholder Program on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) is focused on developing the biothreat agent detection standards needed by government agencies and first response bodies. Are you interested in contributing […]

Methods & Standards

AOAC Celebrates World Metrology Day 2023

May 24, 2023

Erik Konings represented AOAC INTERNATIONAL in celebrating World Metrology Day on May 20, 2023. The Consultative Committee for Amount of Substance: Metrology in Chemistry and Biology curated a series of […]

New Initiatives, Microbiology, Drinking Water, Emerging Issues

Support Newest AIMS Initiative: Legionella

May 24, 2023

AOAC INTERNATIONAL established the Analytical International Methods and Standards (AIMS) program in an effort to meet emerging industry needs by providing standards for microbial pathogen detection that incorporates novel and […]

Agricultural Materials, Methods & Standards

Call for Volunteers for AOAC ERP for Total Sulfur Fertilizer Methods

May 24, 2023

AOAC is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers for its Expert Review Panel (ERP) for Total Sulfur Fertilizer Methods.    Eligibility for Expert Review Panel Membership All applications will be screened […]

Annual Meeting, Technical Divisions

Need Answers to Your Reference Materials Questions? Ask the TDRM “Help Desk”

May 9, 2023

TDRM is hosting its first ever “Help Desk” on Reference Materials at the Annual Meeting. Have a question on where to find a particular reference material fit-for-purpose to your analytical […]

Annual Meeting

Call for Volunteers for the AOAC Technical Programming Council

May 9, 2023

Deadline: Friday, July 7, 2023 AOAC INTERNATIONAL is seeking experienced AOAC members to join the Technical Programming Council (TPC), an expert advisory group dealing with technical programming and content management […]

Analytical Methods Week, Acrylamide, Food General, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Methods & Standards

Analytical Methods Week April 24-May 3 Summary

May 5, 2023

During the most recent AOAC Official MethodsSM Analytical Methods Week (AMW) held April 24-May 3, 2023, eight ERPs were scheduled to meet to review 11 methods and four (4) validation […]

Contaminants, Dietary Supplements

New Project on Ethylene Oxide

April 27, 2023

AOAC INTERNATIONAL is developing a new project on the analysis of ethylene oxide residues (ethylene oxide and 2-chloroethanol). If you are interested in this topic and would like to be […]

Methods & Standards, Research Institute

Metrohm, Inc. and Thermofisher Scientific, Inc. Issued First AOAC Installation & Operational Qualification Certifications

April 26, 2023

The AOAC Research Institute announces Metrohm, Inc. and Thermofisher Scientific, Inc. were awarded AOAC’s first Installation & Operational Qualification (Q2) Certifications for Technology Provider instrument documentation in support of ISO […]

General

Pam Coleman Named AOAC INTERNATIONAL Chief Innovation Officer

April 21, 2023

New Role Designed to Inspire Growth and Innovation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rockville, Maryland, April 21, 2023 — AOAC INTERNATIONAL Executive Director David B. Schmidt announced today that Pam Coleman has […]

Analytical Methods Week, Methods & Standards, Acrylamide, Food General, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Microbiology

Analytical Methods Week Schedule: April 24 – 28, 2023

April 19, 2023

Analytical Methods Week, run by AOAC INTERNATIONAL’s Official Methods Program, is a series of virtual Expert Review Panel (ERP) meetings, allowing method developers and experts to come together and advance analytical science. […]

Food General, Methods & Standards, Microbiology

AIMS Co-Chairs to Present to FDA Cyclospora Task Force

April 13, 2023

AOAC INTERNATIONAL’s Analytical International Methods and Standards (AIMS) Program co-chairs, Erin Crowley and Morgan Wallace, were recently invited to present to the FDA Cyclospora Task Force on the ongoing work […]

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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 […]