Food Authenticity & Fraud, Midyear Meeting

A year of analytical thinking: Six Food Authenticity & Fraud Program SMPRs ready for public comment

March 27, 2020

UPDATE – May 13, 2020: The six SMPRs have been finalized and are going out to the analytical community for a ballot. See the draft SMPR final versions > Vote […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Midyear Meeting

SPIFAN scientists advance three SMPRs and review OMA Methods for six key nutrients

March 27, 2020

In the 21st meeting of the Stakeholder Program for Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals (SPIFAN) on March 12, stakeholders advanced three new Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs) as written. The […]

Midyear Meeting

Highlights of the AOAC INTERNATIONAL 2020 Midyear Meeting

March 27, 2020

The 2020 Midyear Meeting overcame unexpected challenges to successfully advance the dialogue and science around emerging issues, food authenticity, cannabis testing, vaping, and more.  Thirteen new Standard Method Performance Requirements […]

Cannabis, Midyear Meeting

Cannabis programming at the AOAC Midyear Meeting: Farm Bill, SMPRs, and Training & Education

March 27, 2020

Cannabis programming at the Midyear Meeting covered a lot of ground, with a presentation on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Domestic Hemp Program, followed by votes on Standard Method […]

Cannabis

Audiocast: An expert discussion on vaping

March 20, 2020

Cutting through the haze of vaping: A Town Hall discussion 2020 AOAC INTERNATIONAL Midyear Meeting, March 9-13, 2020 Despite their ever-growing acceptance, relatively little work has been done to characterize […]

Cannabis

Call for Methods: Methods for Quantitation of Cannabinoids in Edible Chocolate

March 11, 2020

DEADLINE: September 4, 2020. AOAC INTERNATIONAL invites method authors and developers to submit relevant methods that may meet the AOAC Standard Method Performance Requirements® (SMPR®) for the Quantitation of Cannabinoids […]

Lab Proficiency Testing

AOAC Proficiency Testing Scope Expands

March 10, 2020

New accreditation includes 20 new vitamins and minerals in infant formula and pH in meat and cheese ROCKVILLE, MD USA, March 10, 2020—At its annual Midyear Meeting, AOAC INTERNATIONAL announced […]

Rosins

Call for Volunteers for the AOAC Working Group on Rosins

February 26, 2020

AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) is launching a working group on rosins to develop analytical standard method performance requirements (SMPR®) during the AOAC Midyear Meeting. AOAC is actively recruiting international volunteers with […]

Governance and policies

Call for Nominations for AOAC Board of Directors

February 24, 2020

DEADLINE: March 31, 2020 – AOAC is seeking potential nominees to serve on the AOAC INTERNATIONAL Board of Directors for two Director positions and three Officer positions: Two Directors (3-year […]

Governance and policies

AOAC Board approves update to organizational name and tag line

February 18, 2020

What does AOAC stand for? When newcomers first encounter AOAC, that’s one of their first questions. AOAC’s name once clearly reflected its mission; but all organizations evolve, and AOAC has […]

Membership

Why AOAC is this researcher’s “home for analytical science”

February 18, 2020

Salvatore Parisi, Member of AOAC, shares his story AOAC INTERNATIONAL has a remarkable reputation in providing standard methods of analysis to ensure safety and integrity of foods and other products […]

Awards

AOAC accepting nominations for Official Methods Board Award

February 18, 2020

Each year, the AOAC Official Methods Board recognizes outstanding volunteer commitment and leadership in analytical excellence for team and individual achievement. The Board is currently accepting nominations for the Individual […]

Publications

New section editor joins Journal of AOAC

February 18, 2020

AOAC announces Xu-Liang Cao of Health Canada as the newest section editor of the Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL. Cao will assist in overseeing contributions to J. AOAC Int. specific to […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Announces New Analytical Test for Lactose in Milk

February 18, 2020

Streamlined analysis method validated as Official Method by AOAC experts Rockville, Maryland, February 19, 2020—AOAC INTERNATIONAL food safety experts have adopted a new analytical method for measuring low levels of […]

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