AOAC Africa Section bags “Global Section of the Year” award

AFRICA – AOAC Sub-Saharan Africa has been named “Global Section of the Year”, standing out among  AOAC INTERNATIONAL’S 19 regional sections around the world. The AOAC INTERNATIONAL Section of the Year Award recognizes the role AOAC Sections play in advancing analytical excellence in the areas of food safety, food integrity, and public health. Building trust in analytical results, the AOAC…

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AOAC Sub-Saharan Africa to exhibit at 2022 Africa Food Safety Summit

AFRICA – AOAC Sub-Saharan Africa Section is from July 20-22 set to grace the Africa Food Safety Summit with their presence. AOAC Sub-Saharan Africa is a sub-organization of the AOAC INTERNATIONAL. It is a non-profit organization based purely on the active volunteer work of scientists and like-minded stakeholders. The Sub-Saharan Africa Section of the AOAC serves as an effective vehicle…

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Food safety analytical scientists point to food safety gaps in Africa

AFRICA – Food safety analytical scientists from across Africa have pointed to significant gaps in physical and human capacity throughout the continent to ensure that the food its population eats is healthy and nutritious, in a new survey released at the AOAC International Sub-Saharan Africa Section’s annual meeting in Johannesburg. The Sub-Saharan Africa Section of the AOAC serves as an…

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AOAC International partners with Land O’Lakes Venture37 to bolster agriculture-led economic growth

U.S – The Association of Official Analytical Collaboration (AOAC) International, a globally recognized third party standards development organization, and Land O’Lakes Venture37, an agricultural system development projects specialist has announced that they have penned a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) establishing a strategic partnership to bolster agriculture-led economic growth. Land O’Lakes Venture37 (Venture37) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization affiliated with Land…

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AOAC International approves SureTect Salmonella Species PCR Assay for Salmonella analysis in food laboratories

US – Thermo Fisher Scientific, an American company that deals in provision of scientific instrumentation, reagents and consumables, has received approval for use of its salmonella testing kit from the Association of Official Analytical Chemists (AOAC) International. AOAC International brings together government, industry, and academia to establish standard methods of analysis that ensure the safety and integrity of foods and…

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