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Guidelines for Laboratories Performing
Microbiological and Chemical Analyses of Food, Dietary Supplements,
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AOAC INTERNATIONAL Guidelines for Laboratories Performing Microbiological and Chemical Analyses of Food, Dietary Supplements, Pharmaceuticals, and Cannabis, An Aid to Interpretation of ISO/IEC 17025:2017 provides detailed criteria to aid in assessing the essential requirements for performing these types of analyses This document closely follows ISO/IEC 17025 and provides a section-by-section interpretation of the general ISO/IEC 17025 requirements. For those sections of... Details

AOAC ALACC 2024 Edition - Online Single User

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Guidelines for Laboratories Performing Microbiological and Chemical Analyses of Food, Dietary Supplements, Pharmaceuticals, and Cannabis, An Aid to Interpretation of ISO/IEC 17025:2017 provides detailed criteria to aid in assessing the essential requirements for performing these types of analyses This document closely follows ISO/IEC 17025 and provides a section-by-section interpretation of the general ISO/IEC 17025 requirements. For those sections of... Details

AOAC ALACC 2024 Edition - Print

AOAC INTERNATIONAL Guidelines for Laboratories Performing Microbiological and Chemical Analyses of Food, Dietary Supplements, Pharmaceuticals, and Cannabis, An Aid to Interpretation of ISO/IEC 17025:2017 provides detailed criteria to aid in assessing the essential requirements for performing these types of analyses This document closely follows ISO/IEC 17025 and provides a section-by-section interpretation of the general ISO/IEC 17025 requirements. For those sections of... Details

AOAC Botanical Identity Verification Virtual Forum Recording

Date Recorded: January 18, 2024

Length: 120 Minutes

Abstract

AOAC INTERNATIONAL hosted a free virtual forum to explore directions for a new AOAC initiative focused on botanical identity verification. The virtual forum focused on various topics related to botanical identity testing, such as the difference between identity and authenticity from a regulatory perspective, the definition of "identity", or method challenges for finished... Details

Basic Calculations for Chemical & Biological Analysis,2nd Ed
Bassey J.S. Efiok, Etim Effiong Eduok
Completely revised, this 2nd Edition contains many more examples and three new chapters. Advanced and practical enough for even experienced scientists in the chemical and biomedical sciences, yet simple enough for a high school senior, this publication will help users understand and apply basic biochemical calculations, using simple and consistent techniques. Whether you need a review of how to apply general principles to specific... Details
Classification of Visible Can Defects Poster
AOAC Int. in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Color photographs and information provided by the metal container manufacturers through cooperation of the Can Manufacturers Institute and food processor members of the National Food Processors Association
This chart is suitable for display. Newly updated, this chart is designed to help food industry personnel learn to identify can defects quickly. The chart uses photographs, easy-to-follow explanations, and... Details
Harvey Wiley Award Fund Donation
Support outstanding contributions to analytical method development by donating to the Harvey Wiley Award Fund. AOAC INTERNATIONAL’s most prestigious scientific award, the Harvey W. Wiley Award, is presented to a scientist (or group of scientists) who have made an outstanding contribution to analytical method development in an area of interest to AOAC INTERNATIONAL. Harvey Wiley Award Fund Donations are used solely to support both the Harvey W. Wiley Award and the Harvey W. Wiley... Details
ISO 17025: 2017 Revisions Quality Manual Template
ISO 17025: 2017 Revisions Quality Manual Template
Microbiology - Pathogen Free - QAES_M02

These samples are available for quality assurance and educational purposes. QAES samples can be used for training, corrective actions, method development, examining method equivalence, and more. Participants receive samples along with recommended Instructions for Analysis. Included is also a report containing target values, standard deviations, and other statistics that can be used for the purposes above and to evaluate a laboratory's performance.

Matrix: Mashed... Details
On-Demand Training: AOAC Webinar - Natural Colors

Date Recorded: March 2, 2021

Length: 90 Minutes

AOAC Webinar: The Need for Establishing Standards for Color Additives from Natural Sources

Abstract

Internationally, with the consumer demand for “natural” colors increasing, some food manufacturers are turning away from synthetic color additives and towards those from plant extracts or other natural sources. Under current US regulation, color additives fall into two... Details

On-Demand Training: AOAC/GRMA Thought Leader Discussion

Date Recorded: December 16, 2021

Length: 180 Minutes

Course Content

A Virtual Thought Leader Discussion on Botanical and Dietary Supplement Product Integrity - AOAC INTERNATIONAL, in partnership with GRMA, convened the first part of a two-part virtual Thought Leader Discussion (TLD) on Botanical and Dietary Supplement Product Integrity to discuss the rapidly emerging and... Details

On-Demand Training: Chemical Contaminants In Cannabis

Date Recorded: February 26, 2021

Length: 90 Minutes

Course Content

Pesticide Residues and Mycotoxins: Method Development & Validation Reality - Julie Kowalski, jkSS, LLC - Pesticide residue and mycotoxin testing is challenging but even more so when testing for the cannabis market. It is important to understand the basics of method development and validation needed to develop a robust trace level method. This overview... Details

On-Demand Training: Heavy Metals in Cannabis

Date Recorded: February 24,2021

Length: 90 Minutes

Course Content

Regulating Heavy Metals in Cannabis: What We Can Learn From Pharma - Robert Thomas, Scientific Solutions - The lack of federal oversight with regard to medicinal cannabis and hemp products in the US has meant that it has been left to the individual states to regulate its use. Medical marijuana is legal in 36 states, while 14 states allow its use for... Details

On-Demand Training: Metals in Baby Food

Date Recorded: December 9, 2021

Length: 60 Minutes

Course Content

AOAC Metals Community Webinar: Metals in Baby Food - There has been recent media interest regarding toxic elements found in baby food products sold within the US. This webinar discussed the background of this issue, including how toxic elements enter baby food, the associated health risks, and the techniques used to characterize them. It also discussed how... Details

On-Demand Training: Microbial Contaminants - Cannabis

Date Recorded: February 25, 2021

Length: 90 Minutes

Course Content

The Past, Present, and Future of Microbiological Testing: Which Technologies Are Suitable for What Your Lab Is Trying to Accomplish? - Michael Esposito, Lead Scientist, MCR Labs - New developments in molecular technologies promise rapid turnaround times, detection of unculturable organisms, and reduced space and staffing needs. Are these technologies... Details

On-Demand Training: Setting Up a Cannabis Lab

Date Recorded: February 23, 2021

Length: 90 minutes

Course Content

Setting Realistic Timelines for Starting up a Lab - Katherine M. Evans, Ph.D., Longboard Scientific Consulting Corporation - Starting a cannabis testing laboratory is a complex endeavor with many aspects to consider • between capital investment, business and marketing plan(s), building location/construction/utilities, regulatory licensing city/state and ... Details

On-Demand Training: Women in Science Webinar

Date Recorded: May 6, 2021

Length: 90 Minutes

Course Content

Increasingly, women are obtaining executive leadership roles, and in some cases, women are already more educated, getting higher pay, and leading world-changing organizations and initiatives than men. However, research still shows that as a society we still have long way to go to achieve equity for women at every level of their career.

As our industry grows and... Details

Pesticide Residues in Fruits & Vegetables - QAES_P01
These samples are available for quality assurance and educational purposes. QAES samples can be used for training, corrective actions, method development, examining method equivalence, and more. Participants receive samples along with recommended Instructions for Analysis. Included is also a report containing target values, standard deviations, and other statistics that can be used for the purposes above and to evaluate a laboratory's performance. Matrix: Fruits &... Details
Quality Assurance Principles for Analytical Labs 3rd Ed
Frederick M. Garfield, Eugene Klesta, Jerry Hirsch
The 3rd Edition presents a comprehensive analytical approach to all aspects of quality systems. It recognizes the role of ISO/IEC 17025 as an international laboratory accreditation standard, and the increasing need for laboratories to demonstrate quality performance through external accreditation processes accepted by national accreditation organizations operating within the ISO umbrella. A new chapter describing the role and... Details
Statistical Manual of the AOAC
W.J. Youden and E.H. Steiner

This manual is a composite, with revisions, of two publications Statistical Techniques for Collaborative Tests, by the late W.J. Youden and Planning and Analysis of Results of Collaborative Tests by E.H. Steiner. This manual is to be used in the statistical analysis of the results of interlaboratory collaborative tests such as those required by AOAC INTERNATIONAL before adop-tion of analytical methods as AOAC Official... Details

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