Governance and policies, Annual Meeting, Analytical Methods Week

AOAC coronavirus update

March 18, 2020

Updated June 24, 2020 To our AOAC Members and Community, As public health measures take effect in the United States and around the world, many normal business operations are being […]


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

March 11, 2020

CLOSED 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 in Edible Chocolate […]

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, Emerging Issues

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, Methods & Standards

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 […]

Lab Proficiency Testing

AOAC Proficiency Testing accreditation expands

February 18, 2020

On February 13, 2020, AOAC’s Laboratory Proficiency Testing (PT) program learned that its accreditation has been extended to include testing capabilities for 20 new analytes in the Vitamins and Nutrients […]


Call for Experts to judge “Testing for Life” Student Awards

February 18, 2020

DEADLINE: March 20, 2020 – AOAC is looking for volunteers from government, academia and the private sector with advanced research degrees in the fields of food science, microbiology, chemistry and […]


Call for Comments: Draft Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPR) for Hemp and Cannabis

February 12, 2020

DEADLINE: March 4, 2020. AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) announces the availability of a draft standard method performance requirements (SMPR®) for: Determination of Moisture in Hemp and Cannabis Plant Matter Detection of […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals

Call for Comments: Draft Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPR®) for Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMO)

February 11, 2020

DEADLINE: March 7, 2020. AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) announces the availability of a draft standard method performance requirements (SMPR®) for the determination of 2’-fucosyllactose (2’-FL) and lacto-N-neotetraose (LNnT) Human Milk Oligosaccharides […]

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