August 15, 2019

The AOAC Midwest Section held their 38th Annual meeting and Exposition May 20-22. Ninety-one members gathered in Des Moines, Iowa, to attend this year’s conference that included more than 20 presentations ranging in topics from Feed Analysis, Reference Material Preparation, Measurement Uncertainty, and ISO 17025 accreditation.

In addition, 30 vendors (13 booths) were present to showcase their latest technologies from sample prep and analysis. There was also a full day of presentations dedicated to the regulation and analysis of hemp and cannabis which generated significant interest.

At the meeting, Tony Lupo of Neogen represented the AOAC Board, presenting an update on the strategic plan of the organization, the Analytical Solutions Forum, and the most recent initiatives of CASP, Food Authenticity, and Furans.