Cannabis

Cannabis Analytical Science Program new focus for 2020

October 17, 2019

Following the successful development of three Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs) addressing analytical needs around cannabinoids in plant materials, residual solvents in dried cannabis materials, and Aspergillus in cannabis and […]

Governance and Policies, International Methods

AOAC INTERNATIONAL and NMKL Announce Collaboration

October 11, 2019

Agreement streamlines certification for food scientists and laboratories Rockville, Maryland, October 10, 2019—AOAC INTERNATIONAL and the Nordic Committee on Food Analysis (NMKL) have signed an Agreement of Cooperation that will […]

Cannabis

Three cannabis standards approved at AOAC Annual Meeting

September 26, 2019

At the Cannabis Analytical Science Program (CASP) meeting on Sept 7, 2019, about 200 scientists from around the country came to Denver, Colorado to discuss standards for cannabis methods. The […]

Governance and Policies

AOAC INTERNATIONAL and NMKL team up to benefit method developers, laboratories

September 23, 2019

During the 2019 AOAC INTERNATIONAL Annual Meeting and Exposition in Denver, Colorado, AOAC and the Nordic Committee on Food Analysis (NMKL) signed an Agreement of Cooperation to work together on […]

Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting 2019 Top Take-Aways

September 23, 2019

Top take-aways from the premier gathering for analytical food science Attendance was up 8 percent over the previous year at AOAC’s 133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition in September as nearly […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, OMA

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Announces New Analytical Test for Lactose in Milk

September 23, 2019

Experts approve new Official Method for accurately measuring lactose even at very low levels Rockville, Maryland, September 24, 2019—Food safety experts gathered at the 133rd AOAC INTERNATIONAL Annual Meeting and […]

Membership, Governance and Policies

AOAC’s new membership model: Flexibility, sustainability, value

September 23, 2019

Members support new model for strengthening AOAC into the future

Emerging Issues, Annual Meeting

Exploring Emerging Issues at the 2019 AOAC INTERNATIONAL Annual Meeting

September 23, 2019

The Analytical Solutions Forum is one of our newest initiatives of AOAC INTERNATIONAL in which global stakeholders from government, industry and academia convene to identify emerging needs for scientific analysis […]

Awards, Annual Meeting

Analytical Science Leaders Honored at AOAC INTERNATIONAL Annual Meeting

September 10, 2019

Denver, Colorado, September 10, 2019—A globally recognized expert in pharmacognosy, a Chinese-Swiss-Irish team addressing a critical analytical need impacting global trade, an academic with more than 30 years membership in […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, OMA

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Announces New Method for Analyzing Protein Components in Infant Formula

September 9, 2019

Experts approve new Official Method for analyzing essential amino acids Denver, Colorado, September 9, 2019—Food safety experts gathered at the 133rd AOAC INTERNATIONAL Annual Meeting and Exposition have approved a […]

Food Authenticity & Fraud

More on new Method for BPA in plastic bottles

August 30, 2019

On August 12, 2019, AOAC INTERNATIONAL announced the adoption of an Official Method of Analysis℠ for determining the presence of free bisphenol A (BPA) in a broad range of still […]

Annual Meeting

Science leaders in the spotlight

August 30, 2019

At the Annual Meeting in Denver, enjoy four fast-paced “AOAC Spotlight On…” talks on trends in analytical science:

Methods & Standards, Analytical Methods Week

New Methods approved during first AOAC Analytical Methods Week

August 30, 2019

AOAC is pleased to announce that two new methods were adopted as Official Methods of Analysis℠  in early July during AOAC’s first ever “Analytical Methods Week,” a series of virtual […]

Governance and Policies

Letter from the Director: Honoring Bob Rathbone’s 31 years of service

August 30, 2019

I am honored to announce the retirement of Bob Rathbone. In his work as Senior Director of Publications and many other roles, Bob is completing one of the most distinguished […]

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    In Remembrance: George Webster Latimer, Jr.

    April 17, 2024

    November 18, 1932-March 15, 2024 George Webster Latimer, Jr., a Fellow of AOAC (1997) and a long-time member, passed away on March 15, 2024. He was 92 years old. Latimer […]

    General, Membership

    AOAC Launches New Career Center/Job Bank

    April 17, 2024

    AOAC INTERNATIONAL is proud to announce the launch of its new AOAC Career Center/Job Bank. Explore the benefits of our new career center by logging in or creating a new […]

    Annual Meeting, Governance and Policies, General

    Call for Nominations for OMB

    April 17, 2024

    DEADLINE: Friday, May 17, 2024 AOAC INTERNATIONAL is seeking candidates to serve on the Official Methods Board (OMB). This is a distinctive opportunity for AOAC members to help scientifically lead […]

    Sections

    Arab Section Annual Meeting & Survey

    April 16, 2024

    The second Annual Meeting of the Arab Section of AOAC INTERNATIONAL will take place on Tuesday, May 7 and Wednesday, May 8 at the W Amman Hotel in Amman, Jordan. […]