Awards, Membership, Annual Meeting

Apply for a 2022 AOAC Student Award

January 14, 2022

Applications for the 2022 AOAC student awards and scholarships are now open! Our three programs support student researchers engaged in topic areas relevant to food safety and analytical science. They […]

Analytical Methods Week, Cannabis, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Glyphosates, Methods & Standards

December 2021 Analytical Methods Week Highlights

January 5, 2022

Monday, December 13, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 noon ETAOAC ERP for Low Lactose Methods ERP Chair: Sean Austin, Société Produits des NestléStaff Contact: Saliha Argubie at [email protected] The ERP reviewed […]

Annual Meeting

Protected: Submit a Proposal for the 2022 AOAC Annual Meeting

November 15, 2021

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Cannabis, Methods & Standards, OMA

AOAC Approval Granted to Agilent for Method of Metals Analysis in Cannabis

November 10, 2021

Rockville, Maryland, November 10, 2021 – AOAC INTERNATIONAL announced that Agilent has received approval of an analytical method for the determination of heavy metals in cannabis. The method, OMA 2021.03, jointly […]

Lab Proficiency Testing, Cannabis

New AOAC Proficiency Testing (PT) Programs for 2022

November 3, 2021

Listeria Environmental Swab PT Program (LS01): This program allows participating laboratories to report the presence or absence of Listeria and report the species identification if applicable to the laboratory. Along with […]

Dietary Supplements, New Initiatives

Call for Volunteers: Working Group for Folic Acid in Chewable Gels, Soft Gels, and Tablets

October 20, 2021

AOAC is seeking volunteer subject matter experts to serve on a newly established working group to develop a voluntary consensus standard (or standards) for the determination (quantification) of folic acid […]

Biothreat Agents, New Initiatives

October SPADA Working Group Meetings

October 19, 2021

Following a successful Stakeholder Program on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) launch meeting at the 2021 AOAC Annual Meeting, SPADA Working Group 3, Reference Database and In Silico Processes Validation, met […]

Governance and Policies, Partners

AOAC INTERNATIONAL and Land O’Lakes Venture37 Announce Collaborative Agreement

October 14, 2021

Rockville, Maryland, October 14, 2021 – AOAC INTERNATIONAL and Land O’Lakes Venture37 announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) establishing a strategic partnership to advance their shared goals […]

Sections

Revitalizing the AOAC Latin American-Caribbean Section

September 27, 2021

On September 2, 2021, the Latin American-Caribbean Section elected members of its executive committee, identified priority areas of interest, and established technical working groups for each. In addition, planning for […]

International Methods, New Initiatives, Microbiology

Why Should You Participate in AIMS?

September 22, 2021

AOAC INTERNATIONAL is seeking support for Analytical International Methods and Standards (AIMS), its newest multi-year integrated science program. The goals of this program are to prioritize and develop strategies to […]

Research Institute

AOAC Research Institute to Launch the Reviewed and Recognized (R2) Program

September 17, 2021

The AOAC Research Institute (AOAC RI) will begin accepting applications for the Reviewed and Recognized SM (R2) program on October 1, 2021. The R2 program is designed to evaluate performance claims on “application notes”, […]

Annual Meeting

Recap of the 2021 AOAC Annual Meeting

September 9, 2021

Attendees of the hybrid 2021 AOAC Annual Meeting received daily show briefs containing photos and highlights from the previous day, along with the day’s schedule, updates and reminders, and more. […]

International Methods, New Initiatives, Microbiology

Support AOAC’s Newest Program: Analytical International Methods and Standards (AIMS)

September 8, 2021

The newest multi-year AOAC Integrated Science Program, Analytical International Methods and Standards (AIMS), was introduced in response to a recognized gap within the AOAC portfolio of science-based activities. This program […]

Annual Meeting, Awards

Analytical science leaders honored at the 2021 AOAC INTERNATIONAL Annual Meeting

August 30, 2021

The awards ceremony hosted at the 2021 AOAC INTERNATIONAL Annual Meeting in Boston, MA, August 30, 2021, honored hundreds of scientists for their contributions to AOAC and scientific excellence. Harvey […]

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    Methods & Standards, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals

    Call for Public Comment – MFGM SMPR®

    May 24, 2024

    The Stakeholder Panel on Infant Formula and Adult Nutrition (SPIFAN) Working Group recently completed its Standard Method Performance Requirement® (SMPR®) for Determination of Milk Fat Globule Membrane (MFGM) Proteins in […]

    Annual Meeting, Chemistry, Methods & Standards, Research Institute, Microbiology

    New Training Courses at Annual Meeting

    May 24, 2024

    Three training courses will be held in person at the AOAC 2024 Annual Meeting in Baltimore. Performance Tested Methods and Official Methods of Analysis Technical Requirements will be held on […]

    Publications, Food Authenticity & Fraud, Contaminants, Microbiology, Allergens, Food General, Journal of AOAC, Methods & Standards

    Latest Issue of the JAOAC

    May 24, 2024

    The May-June 2024 issue, Volume 107 Issue 3, of the Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL has been released. The latest issue contains research and review articles on Drug Formulations; Food Authenticity/Food […]

    Microbiology, Methods & Standards

    Metagenomics Working Group: Volunteers Needed (EXTENDED)

    May 24, 2024

    AOAC will launch the development of three agnostic voluntary consensus standards (including standard method performance requirements) for metagenomic sequencing methodology. The standards will be the metagenomic counterpart to the amplicon […]