Cannabis

AOAC reports on CASP accomplishments to AFDO Board

November 12, 2019

On November 5, 2019, AOAC Executive Director Dave Schmidt and Cannabis Analytical Science Program (CASP) Program Lead Scott Coates met with the Board of Directors of the Association of Food […]

Cannabis

AOAC Cannabinoid Standard in USDA Guidelines

November 12, 2019

New guidelines require laboratories to meet AOAC Standard Method Performance Requirements for Quantitation of Cannabinoids in Hemp NEWS BACKGROUND: November 12, 2019—AOAC INTERNATIONAL announced today that a testing standard recently […]

Annual Meeting

Highlights from the 2019 Annual Meeting

November 6, 2019

With 29 scientific sessions, 66 exposition booths, 275 poster presentations, and daily receptions, the 2019 Annual Meeting was a hub of analytical science dialog and networking. Attendance was up 8% […]

Awards

AOAC Awards 2020 Call for Nominations – nominate a colleague today!

November 1, 2019

Recognizing excellence in analytical science The AOAC Awards Program recognizes significant contributions to the analytical science community and to AOAC itself. This is an opportunity for you to show your […]

Cannabis, Lab Proficiency Testing

AOAC spreads the word on Proficiency Testing at the Food Safety Consortium

October 22, 2019

In early October, AOAC INTERNATIONAL joined around 600 food safety professionals, including many representing food manufacturer and packaging plant laboratories, at the Food Safety Consortium in Illinois. Safe Quality Food […]

Cannabis, Current, OMA

Call for Methods: Identification and Quantitation of Residual Solvents in Cannabis

October 21, 2019

NO DEADLINE Objective AOAC INTERNATIONAL invites method authors and developers to submit relevant methods that may meet the AOAC SMPR 2019.002 Standard Method Performance Requirements® (SMPR®) for Identification and Quantitation […]

Cannabis, Current, OMA

Call for Methods: Detection of Aspergillus in Cannabis and Cannabis Products

October 18, 2019

NO DEADLINE. Objective AOAC INTERNATIONAL invites submissions of all relevant candidate methods that may meet the AOAC SMPR 2019.001 Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPR®) for Detection of Aspergillus in Cannabis […]

Governance and Policies

Meet AOAC’s new leadership

October 18, 2019

AOAC’s traditional “changing of the guard” at the Annual Meeting continued this year at the 133rd AOAC INTERNATIONAL Annual Meeting in Denver as leadership passed to a new Board of […]

Cannabis

Cannabis Analytical Science Program new focus for 2020

October 17, 2019

Following the successful development of three Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs) addressing analytical needs around cannabinoids in plant materials, residual solvents in dried cannabis materials, and Aspergillus in cannabis and […]

Governance and Policies, International Methods

AOAC INTERNATIONAL and NMKL Announce Collaboration

October 11, 2019

Agreement streamlines certification for food scientists and laboratories Rockville, Maryland, October 10, 2019—AOAC INTERNATIONAL and the Nordic Committee on Food Analysis (NMKL) have signed an Agreement of Cooperation that will […]

Cannabis

Three cannabis standards approved at AOAC Annual Meeting

September 26, 2019

At the Cannabis Analytical Science Program (CASP) meeting on Sept 7, 2019, about 200 scientists from around the country came to Denver, Colorado to discuss standards for cannabis methods. The […]

Governance and Policies

AOAC INTERNATIONAL and NMKL team up to benefit method developers, laboratories

September 23, 2019

During the 2019 AOAC INTERNATIONAL Annual Meeting and Exposition in Denver, Colorado, AOAC and the Nordic Committee on Food Analysis (NMKL) signed an Agreement of Cooperation to work together on […]

Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting 2019 Top Take-Aways

September 23, 2019

Top take-aways from the premier gathering for analytical food science Attendance was up 8 percent over the previous year at AOAC’s 133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition in September as nearly […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, OMA

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Announces New Analytical Test for Lactose in Milk

September 23, 2019

Experts approve new Official Method for accurately measuring lactose even at very low levels Rockville, Maryland, September 24, 2019—Food safety experts gathered at the 133rd AOAC INTERNATIONAL Annual Meeting and […]

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    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. […]