Training and Education

AOAC to hold sampling practices training course in November

October 8, 2020

Sampling Practices for Accurate Test Results Online November 19, 2020 | $699 nonmembers – $599 members | Organizational Member discounts The reliability and significance of results in testing for the […]

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, RI Test Kit Certification

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 […]

Rosins

Call for Comments: Draft Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs) for Glycerol Esters of Wood Rosin

September 3, 2020

DEADLINE: October 2, 2020. AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) announces the availability of the following suite of draft Standard Method Performance Requirements® (SMPRs®) for public comment: Characterization and Quantitation of Monoesters from […]

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 […]

Governance and policies

Current positions at AOAC INTERNATIONAL

August 21, 2020

All positions at AOAC INTERNATIONAL have been filled.

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 […]

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