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 […]

Governance and Policies, Sections

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Announces Collaboration Agreement with African Organisation for Standardisation

April 23, 2021

Rockville, Maryland, April 26, 2021 – AOAC INTERNATIONAL and the African Organisation for Standardisation (ARSO) announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding establishing a strategic partnership to […]

Awards

New AOAC INTERNATIONAL/SCIEX Rising Star Award to Support Student Researchers

March 24, 2021

New program supports leadership and engagement with student researchers using mass spectrometry technology for food analysis ROCKVILLE, MD USA, March 26, 2021—AOAC INTERNATIONAL today announced that applications are being accepted […]

Research Institute

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Certifies Two Additional Test Kits for Detecting Novel Coronavirus on Surfaces

January 21, 2021

Certification program validates accuracy claims of test kits sold for use in situations when maintaining surfaces free of coronavirus is a public health concern Rockville, Maryland, January 21, 2021 – […]

Awards

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Announces Katerina Mastovska as 2021 Wiley Award Winner

January 14, 2021

Expert in analysis of chemical residues and contaminants in food honored for outstanding contribution to food safety Rockville, Maryland, January 15, 2021—AOAC INTERNATIONAL today announced that Katerina Mastovska, Ph.D. is […]

Research Institute

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Certifies Three Test Kits for Detecting Novel Coronavirus on Surfaces

December 17, 2020

Accelerated scientific program speeds availability of validated test kits needed in manufacturing and other situations where maintaining surfaces free of coronavirus is a public health concern Rockville, Maryland, December 18, […]

Cannabis, Research Institute

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 […]

Cannabis, Governance and Policies

AOAC INTERNATIONAL and the HEMP and CANNABINOID SCIENCE INSTITUTE Announce Cooperative Agreement

September 28, 2020

Collaboration will develop trusted scientific standards and resources for hemp producers, food processors and regulators AOAC INTERNATIONAL and the Hemp and Cannabinoid Science Institute (HCSI) have entered into a cooperative […]

Annual Meeting, Awards

Analytical science leaders honored at 2020 AOAC INTERNATIONAL Annual Meeting

September 14, 2020

Recognizing the outstanding scientists building the future of analytical science Rockville, Maryland, September 14, 2020—Two New Zealanders whose collaboration has produced 38 food safety scientific papers and three AOAC Official […]

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 […]

Awards

Five outstanding young researchers win AOAC Analytical Science Student Award

August 4, 2020

AOAC INTERNATIONAL, Eurofins Foundation award recognizes up and coming scientists for their innovative work in life science testing ROCKVILLE, MD USA, August 5, 2020—AOAC INTERNATIONAL today announced the winners of […]

Research Institute

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Now Accepting Applications for Emergency Response Validation of Novel Coronavirus Test Kits

July 24, 2020

Accelerated program will evaluate and certify the performance of test kits that detect SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent of COVID-19 illness, on environmental surfaces ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND, USA, July 24, 2020 —AOAC […]

Research Institute

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, 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 […]

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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. […]