General, Cannabis, Research Institute, Sections, Methods & Standards

Bring RI to the Southern Section Conference, April 18-19, 2023

August 10, 2022

Sponsorships are available to bring the AOAC Research Institute to the 2023 Conference. The sponsorship pledges will solidify a one-day symposium to discuss how methods are certified and the analytical […]

Cannabis, General, Research Institute, Current

Call for Methods: Identification and Quantitation of Pesticides in Cannabis

July 25, 2022

AOAC Research Institute (AOAC RI) invites method developers to submit relevant methods that may meet AOAC Standard Method Performance RequirementsSM (SMPR®) 2018.011 for Identification and Quantitation of Selected Pesticide Residues in Dried Cannabis […]

Cannabis, Research Institute, Lab Proficiency Testing

New Discounts for CASP Advisory Panel

June 29, 2022

Performance Tested Methods (PTM) and Reviewed and Recognized (R2) application fees will be discounted at a rate commensurate with the level of support for the Advisory Panel Members of the […]

Cannabis, Lab Proficiency Testing

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Partners with Signature Science for Cannabis Proficiency Testing Program Test Materials

May 9, 2022

Rockville, Maryland, May 10, 2022 – AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) recently announced it has partnered with Signature Science, LLC (SigSci) as its test material provider for AOAC’s new Cannabis/Hemp Proficiency Testing […]

Analytical Methods Week, Cannabis, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Contaminants, Methods & Standards

March 2022 Analytical Methods Week Highlights

April 7, 2022

Monday, March 28, 2022 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM ET | AOAC Standards Orientation Session Moderator and Presenter: Deborah McKenzie (AOAC INTERNATIONAL)Staff Contact: Saliha Argubie ([email protected]) AOAC’s Senior Director of Standards, Deborah […]

Cannabis, Current

Call for Methods: Quantitative Analysis of Mycotoxins in Cannabis Biomass and Cannabis Derived Products

December 31, 2022

NO DEADLINE AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) invites method authors and developers to submit relevant methods that may meet the Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs) for Quantitative Analysis of Mycotoxins in Cannabis […]

Analytical Methods Week, Cannabis, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Glyphosates, Methods & Standards

December 2021 Analytical Methods Week Highlights

January 5, 2022

Monday, December 13, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 noon ETAOAC ERP for Low Lactose Methods ERP Chair: Sean Austin, Société Produits des NestléStaff Contact: Saliha Argubie at [email protected] The ERP reviewed […]

Cannabis, Methods & Standards, OMA

AOAC Approval Granted to Agilent for Method of Metals Analysis in Cannabis

November 10, 2021

Rockville, Maryland, November 10, 2021 – AOAC INTERNATIONAL announced that Agilent has received approval of an analytical method for the determination of heavy metals in cannabis. The method, OMA 2021.03, jointly […]

Lab Proficiency Testing, Cannabis

New AOAC Proficiency Testing (PT) Programs for 2022

November 3, 2021

Listeria Environmental Swab PT Program (LS01): This program allows participating laboratories to report the presence or absence of Listeria and report the species identification if applicable to the laboratory. Along with […]

Analytical Methods Week, Biothreat Agents, Cannabis, Methods & Standards, OMA, Allergens, Dietary Supplements, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Food Authenticity & Fraud, Contaminants

August 2021 Analytical Methods Week Highlights

August 12, 2021

Monday, August 2, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM ETAOAC ERP for Microbiology Methods for Food and Environmental Surfaces ERP Co-Chairs: Michael Brodsky, Brodsky Consultants & Wendy McMahon, Mérieux […]

Cannabis

USDA Update on the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program

July 20, 2021

On March 8, 2021, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it had completed its review of the Final Rule establishing the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program. The rule, effective as […]

Research Institute, Cannabis

AOAC Announces Six Test Kits Approved for Enumeration of Yeast and Molds in Cannabis

June 4, 2021

Rockville, Maryland, June 4, 2021 – AOAC INTERNATIONAL announced today that six test kits for enumeration of yeasts and molds in dried cannabis flower [9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) >0.3%] were granted Performance […]

Analytical Methods Week, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Food Authenticity & Fraud, Cannabis, Quantitative Microbiology, Research Institute

April 2021 Analytical Methods Week Approvals

May 8, 2021

During the latest Analytical Methods Week, April 26-May 4, 2021, there were a number of different approvals from Expert Review Panels (ERPs) and Working Groups (WG). APROVALS DURING ANALYTICAL METHODS […]

Cannabis, Current

Call for Methods: Detection of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli in Cannabis and Cannabis Products

March 8, 2021

NO DEADLINE Objective AOAC INTERNATIONAL invites method authors and developers to submit relevant methods that may meet the Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPR®) for Detection of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli […]

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