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, […]

General

New AOAC Strategic Plan 2023-2025

February 8, 2023

After a comprehensive process, we are excited to announce a new strategic plan that will guide our organization for the next three years. The core of AOAC’s mission and vision […]

General, Methods & Standards, OMA, Publications

AOAC INTERNATIONAL’S New Edition of Official Methods of Analysis Published on Oxford Academic

February 7, 2023

Rockville, Maryland, February 7, 2023 — AOAC INTERNATIONAL is pleased to announce that the 22nd edition of The Official Methods of Analysis of AOAC INTERNATIONAL SM (OMA) – the most […]

Food General, Allergens

Call for Comments: Gluten Validation Guidance Document & Annex A-D

February 1, 2023

AOAC GLUTEN & FOOD ALLERGENS PROGRAM AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) announces the availability of the following Gluten Validation Guidance Document & Annex A-D for public comment. To review and provide comments, click […]

General

Dr. Katerina Mastovska Named AOAC INTERNATIONAL Deputy Executive Director and Chief Science Officer

January 23, 2023

Two Longtime Staff Members – Dawn L. Frazier and Deborah McKenzie – Receive Promotions FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rockville, Maryland, January 23, 2023 — AOAC INTERNATIONAL Executive Director David B. Schmidt […]

Cannabis, Lab Proficiency Testing

AOAC Cannabis/Hemp PT Statistics-Why Are We Different?

January 11, 2023

Many competitors’ Proficiency Testing (PT) programs use consensus-based statistics to establish assigned values, standard deviations, etc. and that may not be the best way to handle them, so AOAC has […]

General

Position Posting: Chief Innovation Officer (Business Development)

January 6, 2023

AOAC INTERNATIONAL is currently seeking a creative and energetic Chief Innovation Officer to inspire innovative programs and projects at AOAC INTERNATIONAL that increase revenue and organizational effectiveness. The Chief Innovation […]

Food General, General, Methods & Standards

Call for Volunteers: Heavy Metals

January 4, 2023

AOAC is seeking volunteer subject matter experts to serve on a newly established working group to review the applicability of current standard method performance requirements for heavy metals in foods […]

Food Colors, Contaminants

Call for Volunteers: Color Additives from Natural Sources

January 4, 2023

AOAC is seeking volunteer subject matter experts to serve on a newly established working group, composed of four contaminant-specific subgroups, to develop and adopt voluntary consensus standards for color additives […]

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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 […]