RI Test Kit Certification

AOAC INTERNATIONAL activates accelerated program to evaluate test kits for detecting coronavirus on surfaces

May 18, 2020

Emergency Response Validation Project will streamline expert review of SARS-CoV-2 Virus Test Kits ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND, USA, May 18, 2020 — AOAC INTERNATIONAL today announced the launch of a project to […]

Analytical Methods Week

AOAC INTERNATIONAL scientists approve confirmatory screening test for detecting veterinary drug residues in foods

April 29, 2020

New Official Method expected to facilitate safety testing of products in the global marketplace Rockville, Maryland, April 30, 2020—AOAC INTERNATIONAL today announced approval of a new First Action Official Methods […]

International Methods

AOAC INTERNATIONAL announces new role in global food safety standards

April 29, 2020

Organization accredited as Administrator for U.S. participation in international standards organization activities for food products Rockville, Maryland, April 29, 2020—AOAC INTERNATIONAL today formally announced that it will be playing a […]

Cannabis

AOAC scientists approve Official Method of Analysis for cannabinoids in hemp

April 22, 2020

Expert Review Panel approves an analytical method for detecting and measuring cannabinoids in hemp Rockville Maryland, April 23, 2020 – AOAC INTERNATIONAL announced today that a liquid chromatography–diode array detection […]

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 […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals

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 […]

Awards

Call for Applications for AOAC INTERNATIONAL/Eurofins Foundation Analytical Science Student Award

February 11, 2020

New awards program supports student innovation in life science testing Learn more and apply > February 11, 2020—AOAC INTERNATIONAL today announced that applications are being accepted for the 2020 AOAC […]

Awards, Method Standards, Membership

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Announces 2020 Wiley Award Winners

January 16, 2020

Two New Zealand analytical scientists honored for lifelong contribution to food science ROCKVILLE, MD, US, January 16, 2020—AOAC INTERNATIONAL today announced that David Woollard, Ph.D. and Harvey Indyk, Ph.D. of […]

Publications

AOAC partners with Oxford University Press to publish Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL

December 19, 2019

December 18, 2019–AOAC INTERNATIONAL today announced that the Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL will be exclusively available through Oxford University Press starting January 1, 2020. The move offers subscribers a user […]

Cannabis, Method Standards

AOAC Cannabinoid Standard in USDA Guidelines

November 12, 2019

New guidelines require laboratories to meet AOAC Standard Method Performance Requirements for Quantitation of Cannabinoids in Hemp NEWS BACKGROUND: November 12, 2019—AOAC INTERNATIONAL announced today that a testing standard recently […]

Governance and policies

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 […]

Method Validation, 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 […]

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, Method Validation, 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 […]

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