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 […]

Cannabis

Call for Comments: Draft Laboratory guidance for drying field-fresh hemp plant samples in preparation for determination of total THC on a dry-weight basis.

November 3, 2020

DEADLINE: December 4, 2020 AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) announces the availability of the following draft document for public comment: Laboratory guidance for drying field-fresh hemp plant samples in preparation for determination […]

Methods & Standards

AOAC Standard Method Performance Requirements now available on aoac.org

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 […]

Awards

Celebrate excellence – Nominate a colleague for the Harvey Wiley Award or the AOAC Fellows

October 22, 2020

Call for Nominations AOAC INTERNATIONAL is seeking nominations for the Harvey W. Wiley Award and for Fellows of AOAC. Learn more about AOAC Awards > The Harvey W. Wiley Award is […]

Analytical Methods Week, Methods & Standards

Report Out: Analytical Methods Week, October 19-23, 2020

October 19, 2020

This blog was updated every evening 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 October 19 – 23, 2020

October 13, 2020

AOAC held its third 2020 Analytical Methods Week activities the week of October 19 – 23, 2020. Two First Action and one Final Action method were approved by Expert Review […]

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 […]

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