Awards

AOAC Announces Five Winners of Joint Student Award with the Eurofins Foundation

July 26, 2021

“Testing for Life” Student Award recognizes up and coming scientists for their innovative work in life science testing ROCKVILLE, MD USA, July 26, 2021—AOAC INTERNATIONAL today announced the five winners […]

Sections, Annual Meeting, Governance and Policies

Southeast Asia Section Becomes AOAC’s 18th Regional Section

July 26, 2021

At the June 2021 AOAC Board of Directors Meeting, the Board approved the chartering of the Southeast Asia Section as the 18th regional section of AOAC INTERNATIONAL. The Section will […]

Awards

AOAC Announces Winners of Joint Student Scholarship with Herbalife Nutrition

July 22, 2021

This student scholarship, supported by contributions from Herbalife Nutrition, is designed to encourage student researchers who are advancing analytical or molecular (DNA) testing ROCKVILLE, MD USA, July 22, 2021—AOAC INTERNATIONAL today […]

Awards

AOAC Announces Winner of Joint Student Award with SCIEX

July 21, 2021

New “Rising Star” Award supports leadership and engagement with student researchers using mass spectrometry technology for food analysis ROCKVILLE, MD USA, July 21, 2021—AOAC INTERNATIONAL today announced Klara Navratilova as […]

Cannabis

USDA Update on the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program

July 20, 2021

On March 8, 2021, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it had completed its review of the Final Rule establishing the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program. The rule, effective as […]

Lab Proficiency Testing, Technical Divisions, General

AOAC’s Arlene Fox Announces October Retirement

July 15, 2021

Arlene Fox, Senior Director of Proficiency Testing, recently announced her plans to retire on October 8, 2021 following 24 years of service to AOAC INTERNATIONAL. For 23 of those years, […]

Membership

New AOAC Membership Pins for 30-, 35-, 40-, and 45-Year Members

July 14, 2021

The AOAC membership team is pleased to announce that in addition to those for our 25- and 50-year members, we have created pins for our 30-, 35-, 40-, and 45-year […]

Awards, Sections

India Section Named 2021 AOAC Section of the Year

July 12, 2021

AOAC INTERNATIONAL is pleased to announce the AOAC India Section (AOACI) as the 2021 Section of the Year.  The award recognizes the India Section for its multiple activities, communication across […]

Lab Proficiency Testing

AOAC Resuming Salmonella in Liquid Egg PT Program (E01)

June 30, 2021

AOAC is resuming its Salmonella in Liquid Egg Proficiency Testing (PT) Program (E01). This qualitative program consists of five Salmonella in Liquid Egg samples and permits participating laboratories to report […]

Research Institute

Targeted Matrix Extension Program for Salmonella and STEC in Cannabis Methods

June 30, 2021

The AOAC Research Institute (AOAC RI) identified cannabis as a new and emerging matrix for Salmonella/STEC methods in an announcement in May 2021. The AOAC RI is now planning a Targeted Matrix Extension (TME) […]

OMA, Research Institute, Allergens

Call for Experts for Review of Gluten and Food Allergen Methods

June 23, 2021

AOAC INTERNATIONAL seeks volunteer subject matter experts (SMEs) in gluten and food allergen methodologies and validation to serve as volunteer experts and AOAC Research Institute (RI) expert reviewers in the […]

Biothreat Agents, Emerging Issues

Participate in New AOAC Stakeholder Program on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) Working Groups

June 23, 2021

The AOAC Stakeholder Program on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) is launching new work in the following areas: Detection capabilities using Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Consensus standards for NGS biothreat agent […]

Research Institute, Cannabis

AOAC Announces Six Test Kits Approved for Enumeration of Yeast and Molds in Cannabis

June 4, 2021

Rockville, Maryland, June 4, 2021 – AOAC INTERNATIONAL announced today that six test kits for enumeration of yeasts and molds in dried cannabis flower [9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) >0.3%] were granted Performance […]

Analytical Methods Week, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Food Authenticity & Fraud, Cannabis, Microbiology, Research Institute

April 2021 Analytical Methods Week Approvals

May 8, 2021

During the latest Analytical Methods Week, April 26-May 4, 2021, there were a number of different approvals from Expert Review Panels (ERPs) and Working Groups (WG). APROVALS DURING ANALYTICAL METHODS […]

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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 […]