AOAC and Herbalife join forces to support student researchers

January 22, 2021

AOAC and Herbalife Nutrition have joined forces to launch a new scholarship to support student researchers engaged with research in analytical or molecular testing with special emphasis in botanicals, macro […]

RI Test Kit Certification

Longtime AOAC Research Institute Consultant Nancy Thiex retires

January 22, 2021

AOAC INTERNATIONAL congratulates Nancy Thiex, who has served the Association for nearly 20 years, as she steps down from her role as an AOAC Research Institute Technical Consultant. Nancy joined […]

RI Test Kit Certification

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Certifies Two Additional Test Kits for Detecting Novel Coronavirus on Surfaces

January 21, 2021

Certification program validates accuracy claims of test kits sold for use in situations when maintaining surfaces free of coronavirus is a public health concern Rockville, Maryland, January 21, 2021 – […]

Midyear Meeting, Emerging Issues

Hot topics at the 2021 Midyear Meeting

January 21, 2021

This year’s Midyear Meeting is breaking new ground with updates on the latest new topics, spotlight on AOAC regional Sections and Communities, and a preview of what’s coming in AOAC […]


AOAC INTERNATIONAL Announces Katerina Mastovska as 2021 Wiley Award Winner

January 14, 2021

Expert in analysis of chemical residues and contaminants in food honored for outstanding contribution to food safety Rockville, Maryland, January 15, 2021—AOAC INTERNATIONAL today announced that Katerina Mastovska, Ph.D. is […]

RI Test Kit Certification

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Certifies Three Test Kits for Detecting Novel Coronavirus on Surfaces

December 17, 2020

Accelerated scientific program speeds availability of validated test kits needed in manufacturing and other situations where maintaining surfaces free of coronavirus is a public health concern Rockville, Maryland, December 18, […]


More than 500 new members from 48 countries joined AOAC in 2020

December 17, 2020

Members are the heart of AOAC INTERNATIONAL, so it is gratifying that our 2020 end of year review revealed that the organization gained nearly 10 percent more new members than […]

Analytical Methods Week

Report Out: Analytical Methods Week, December 14-18, 2020

December 10, 2020

This blog will be updated morning and afternoon with results from the meetings throughout Analytical Methods Week. NOTE: the most recent updates are posted at the top of the page. […]

Analytical Methods Week, Methods & Standards

Analytical Methods Week Activities for December 14-18, 2020

December 7, 2020

All times listed are in U.S. Eastern Time. Date Time Event MONDAY, December 14th     11:00AM – 12:30PM Staff Contact:  Deborah McKenzie at  [email protected] AOAC Orientation: ERP – New […]

Analytical Methods Week, Methods & Standards

Analytical Methods Week dates for 2021

December 7, 2020

AOAC is announcing the dates for upcoming AOAC Analytical Method Week meetings in 2021.  These dates are set aside for virtual expert review panel (ERP) meetings for the review of […]

Governance and policies

AOAC tightens workplace policies in response to spike in COVID-19 cases

November 18, 2020

November 18, 2020 – As the number of COVID-19 cases rises globally and in the State of Maryland, where AOAC is headquartered, AOAC is taking a “safety first” approach by […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, International Methods, Sections, Methods & Standards

China Section Meeting hosts working group meeting for joint GB-AOAC standard development

November 18, 2020

Chinese and international scientists from government, academia and industry gathered October 26-28, 2020 at the Forum of Food Analytical Science and Standards 2020, the AOAC China Section Meeting in Shanghai, […]

Annual Meeting

2021 AOAC INTERNATIONAL Annual Meeting Call for Proposals

November 10, 2020

DEADLINE: January 19, 2021 – The AOAC INTERNATIONAL Technical Programming Council (TPC) invites all AOAC members and other interested individuals to submit proposals for the scientific sessions that will be […]

Methods & Standards

AOAC Standard Method Performance Requirements now available on

October 27, 2020

Stakeholders who are familiar with accessing SMPRs via AOAC’s online eOMA database can continue to access them on that site, if they prefer. How to find and access SMPRs on […]

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