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 […]

Biothreat Agents

Join Us in Developing Cutting-Edge Standards for Next Generation Sequencing Applications!

August 19, 2021

Three New SPADA Working Groups Launched during Analytical Methods Week Since 2007, the AOAC Stakeholder Program on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) has developed consensus-based Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs®) and […]

Journal of AOAC, OMA, Partners

AOAC Announces Publishing Partnership with Oxford University Press for OMA

August 16, 2021

January 2022 Update: The migration of OMA content to Oxford University Press will be completed later in 2022. Stay tuned! AOAC signed a new publishing partnership with Oxford University Press […]

Analytical Methods Week, Biothreat Agents, Cannabis, Methods & Standards, OMA, Allergens, Dietary Supplements, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Food Authenticity & Fraud, Contaminants

August 2021 Analytical Methods Week Highlights

August 12, 2021

Monday, August 2, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM ETAOAC ERP for Microbiology Methods for Food and Environmental Surfaces ERP Co-Chairs: Michael Brodsky, Brodsky Consultants & Wendy McMahon, Mérieux […]

Research Institute

Don Gilliland Joins AOAC RI as a Technical Consultant

August 3, 2021

Don Gilliland has joined the AOAC Research Institute (RI) team as its newest Technical Consultant! RI Technical Consultants provide guidance and support to AOAC customers and stakeholders on AOAC Official […]

Partners, Awards, Research Institute

AOAC COVID-19 ERV Program Wins 2021 ASAE Power of A Silver Award

July 30, 2021

AOAC INTERNATIONAL is proud to announce it has been named a 2021 Power of A Silver Award Winner by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). The award recognizes the […]

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, […]

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    Annual Meeting

    Airfare Discounts on United for Meeting

    June 14, 2024

    United Airlines is offering discounts on select flights to/from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) for attendees of the AOAC Annual Meeting. Visit the Hotel and Travel page for details.

    Cannabis

    FDA/USDA Plenary at Annual Meeting to Focus on Analytical Methods in Regulation

    June 14, 2024

    The 2024 AOAC INTERNATIONAL Annual Meeting & Exposition, August 23 – 28, 2024, in Baltimore, Maryland, will feature a special plenary panel on Monday, August 26 with Denise Eblen, PhD, […]

    Food General

    Call for Experts: Fat Testing

    June 13, 2024

    AOAC is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers for a new Expert Review Panel (ERP) for review of fat testing methods including crude or total fat methods for food matrices. The […]

    Food General, Protein

    Call for Novel Foods Amino Acids Working Group

    June 13, 2024

    AOAC anticipates the formation of a working group to create a method performance standard for amino acid content (and/or total protein content) for matrices such as novel foods and ingredients. […]