Awards

Celebrate excellence – Nominate a colleague for the Harvey Wiley Award or the AOAC Fellows

October 22, 2020

Call for Nominations AOAC INTERNATIONAL is seeking nominations for the Harvey W. Wiley Award and for Fellows of AOAC. Learn more about AOAC Awards > The Harvey W. Wiley Award is […]

Analytical Methods Week, Methods & Standards

Report Out: Analytical Methods Week, October 19-23, 2020

October 19, 2020

This blog was updated every evening with results from the meetings throughout Analytical Methods Week. NOTE: the most recent updates are posted at the top of the page.

Membership

Remembering AOAC INTERNATIONAL Past President Russ Flowers

September 30, 2020

On September 24, 2020, the analytical science community lost a brilliant scientist and a friend with the passing of Dr. Russell D. Flowers. Dr. Flowers contributed innumerable volunteer hours and […]

Annual Meeting

Closing Remarks from AOAC INTERNATIONAL President Erin Crowley

September 30, 2020

New AOAC INTERNATIONAL President Erin Crowley closed out the 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting with a look back at the challenges and successes of the meeting, and a look forward into […]

Annual Meeting

Key Takeaways from the AOAC 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting: A Q&A

September 30, 2020

Spectrum talked with a leading AOAC member and AOAC’s Science Team senior managers to learn how this Annual Meeting advanced analytical science. Melissa Phillips is a Research Chemist at National […]

Cannabis, Research Institute

AOAC INTERNATIONAL activates accelerated program to evaluate test kits that measure yeast and mold in cannabis

September 28, 2020

ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND, USA, September 28, 2020 —AOAC INTERNATIONAL has launched a new project to develop technical requirements, evaluate, and certify the performance of test kits that enumerate total yeast and […]

Cannabis, Governance and Policies

AOAC INTERNATIONAL and the HEMP and CANNABINOID SCIENCE INSTITUTE Announce Cooperative Agreement

September 28, 2020

Collaboration will develop trusted scientific standards and resources for hemp producers, food processors and regulators AOAC INTERNATIONAL and the Hemp and Cannabinoid Science Institute (HCSI) have entered into a cooperative […]

Awards

2020 AOAC Poster Contest winners announced

September 23, 2020

Five scientists, one a college student, were selected by the AOAC Technical Programming Council judging panel as winners of the contest for first-time AOAC poster presenters. Posters were evaluated based […]

Governance and Policies

New Board of Directors elected for 2020-2021

September 14, 2020

Kicking off the second week of the AOAC Virtual Meeting, AOAC President Henry Chin announced the composition of the incoming 2020/2021 AOAC INTERNATIONAL Board of Directors. Board of Directors Erin […]

Annual Meeting, Awards

Analytical science leaders honored at 2020 AOAC INTERNATIONAL Annual Meeting

September 14, 2020

Recognizing the outstanding scientists building the future of analytical science Rockville, Maryland, September 14, 2020—Two New Zealanders whose collaboration has produced 38 food safety scientific papers and three AOAC Official […]

Annual Meeting, Methods & Standards

Live blog: AOAC 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

September 8, 2020

We’re reporting out on news from the 2020 AOAC INTERNATIONAL Virtual Annual Meeting in this live blog. See the Annual Meeting Schedule – and don’t forget to check this blog […]

Annual Meeting

Hot topics in the 2020 AOAC Virtual Annual Meeting

August 26, 2020

NOTE: Register by 10:00am ET on Monday, September 7 to access the virtual platform on Day 1 of the meeting! The AOAC 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting September 8-24, 2020 features […]

Methods & Standards

Scientists approve new test for measuring flavanols and procyanidins in cocoa and chocolate products

August 18, 2020

Revised and expanded analytical test adopted as new Official Method of Analysis by AOAC INTERNATIONAL food science experts Rockville, Maryland, August 18, 2020 – AOAC INTERNATIONAL today announced the approval […]

Awards

Five outstanding young researchers win AOAC Analytical Science Student Award

August 4, 2020

AOAC INTERNATIONAL, Eurofins Foundation award recognizes up and coming scientists for their innovative work in life science testing ROCKVILLE, MD USA, August 5, 2020—AOAC INTERNATIONAL today announced the winners of […]

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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 […]