Rosins, Current, OMA

Call for Methods: Glycerol Esters of Wood Rosin (GEWR)

February 3, 2021

DEADLINE:  ONGOING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Objective AOAC INTERNATIONAL invites method authors and developers to submit relevant methods that are validated and demonstrate that method(s) meet the any of the following Standard […]

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, […]

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.

Annual Meeting, Methods & Standards

Live blog: AOAC 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

September 8, 2020

We’re reporting out on news from the 2020 AOAC INTERNATIONAL Virtual Annual Meeting in this live blog. See the Annual Meeting Schedule – and don’t forget to check this blog […]

Methods & Standards

Scientists approve new test for measuring flavanols and procyanidins in cocoa and chocolate products

August 18, 2020

Revised and expanded analytical test adopted as new Official Method of Analysis by AOAC INTERNATIONAL food science experts Rockville, Maryland, August 18, 2020 – AOAC INTERNATIONAL today announced the approval […]

Cannabis, Current, OMA

Call for Methods: Detection of Salmonella species in Cannabis and Cannabis Products

July 9, 2020

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 Salmonella in Cannabis and […]

OMA

Official Methods of Analysis celebrates 100 years

June 24, 2020

This year marks a full century of publication for AOAC’s gold-standard compendium of methods, the Official Methods of AnalysisSM (OMA). Since its launch in 1920, the publication affectionately known as […]

Methods & Standards, Analytical Methods Week

Report Out: Analytical Methods Week June 22-26, 2020

June 22, 2020

We shared news from the second AOAC INTERNATIONAL Analytical Methods Week of 2020 in this live blog. DAY 1 – June 22, 2020 UPDATE 11:00am Expert Review Panel Orientation AOAC’s […]

Analytical Methods Week, Methods & Standards

Analytical Methods Week: Many big steps, and some giant strides forward

May 1, 2020

AOAC’s third Analytical Methods Week delivered First Action Official Method of AnalysisSM approval for eagerly awaited methods for cannabinoids in hemp, flavanols in chocolate, and veterinary drug residues in a […]

Analytical Methods Week, Methods & Standards

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 […]

Midyear Meeting, Quantitative Microbiology, Methods & Standards

Microbiology: New SMPR and two new Methods approved at 2020 Midyear Meeting

March 27, 2020

During the AOAC INTERNATIONAL 2020 Midyear Meeting, the Working Group on Quantitative Microbiology Method Validation Acceptance Criteria, chaired by Patrick Bird of PMB BioTek Consulting, finalized a Standard Method Performance […]

Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Midyear Meeting, Methods & Standards

SPIFAN scientists advance three SMPRs and review OMA Methods for six key nutrients

March 27, 2020

In the 21st meeting of the Stakeholder Program for Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals (SPIFAN) on March 12, stakeholders advanced three new Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs) as written. The […]

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 […]

Cannabis, Current, OMA

Call for Methods: Methods for Identification and Quantitation of Selected Pesticide Residues in Dry Cannabis Materials

January 23, 2020

NO DEADLINE. AOAC INTERNATIONAL invites method authors and developers to submit relevant methods that may meet the AOAC Standard Method Performance RequirementsSM (SMPR®) for Identification and Quantitation of Selected Pesticide […]

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    PFAS in Packaging Webinar

    April 11, 2024

    AOAC INTERNATIONAL is hosting a free webinar to discuss various topics related to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in food packaging and contact materials from a regulatory perspective (US Federal, […]

    Dietary Supplements, Food General, International Methods, Methods & Standards, Publications, Journal of AOAC

    Call for Authors for a Special Edition on “Green Chemistry”

    April 8, 2024

    The Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL is issuing a Call for Authors for a Special Edition on “Green Chemistry: Recent Advances in Food and Dietary Supplement Analysis” Guest Edited by Zhengfei […]

    Annual Meeting, Awards, Allergens, Food General, Membership

    AOAC INTERNATIONAL Announces Professor Michelle Colgrave as the 2024 Wiley Award Winner

    April 4, 2024

    The world-leading ‘Professor of Beer’ and mass spectrometrist in food science and agricultural research has made remarkable contributions to the development of analytical methods in the field of gluten analysis. […]

    General

    Veronica Kays Joins AOAC Staff

    April 4, 2024

    Veronica Kays has joined the AOAC staff as Manager, Science Programs reporting to the Chief Innovation Officer. She comes to AOAC INTERNATIONAL with extensive experience in quality control and business […]