Analyzing cannabis and CBD samples can be challenging. From setting up a laboratory to developing methods, even experienced chemists can struggle to ensure standard operating procedures consistent with state and […]
Consumers have a right to safe cannabis and cannabis-derived products that are free of pathogens. That was the message that Patrick Bird, Chair of AOAC’s CASP Microbiology in Cannabis and […]
Leading scientists developing standards and Official Methods for cannabis products and hemp May 30, 2019 (Rockville, MD)—AOAC INTERNATIONAL today announced the formation of working groups for the Cannabis Analytical Science […]
The AOAC Midwest Section held their 38th Annual meeting and Exposition May 20-22. Ninety-one members gathered in Des Moines, Iowa, to attend this year’s conference that included more than 20 […]
On August 13, AOAC’s Stakeholder Panel on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) will meet to review draft documents from its working groups on bacterial strain verification, in-silico analysis, and soil testing. […]
General, Test Kit Certification
After many years away, AOAC INTERNATIONAL returned to the International Association of Food Protection (IAFP) Annual Meeting in Louisville, Kentucky, July 21-23, 2019.
Dietary Supplements, Awards, Membership
National Institutes of Health expert in dietary supplements analysis honored for lifetime scientific achievement
Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals
AOAC is reopening the working groups for Vitamins A, E, B12, and D, Folic Acid, and Inositol to re-examine the AOAC First Action methods not recommended for Final Action for […]
Food Authenticity & Fraud
July 2, 2019 – Quarterly update on progress being made by the Targeted Testing (TT) and Non-targeted Testing (NTT) Working Groups. View the PDF
DEADLINE: August 16, 2019. Applications are now being accepted for inaugural members of the Analytical Solutions Forum Steering Committee.
AOAC INTERNATIONAL announces its first Analytical Methods Week, coming July 8–12, 2019—a week of virtual meetings of AOAC expert review panels (ERPs) to evaluate candidate methods for Official Methods of […]
Annual Meeting, Sections
AOAC’s 17 Sections will be well represented at the Annual Meeting in Denver in September 2019.
May 28, 2019 – As a global leader in food and agriculture safety standards and analytical methods, AOAC INTERNATIONAL is answering the call of regulators and private sector laboratories to […]