Applicable to all laboratories, ISO/IEC 17025 provides the general requirements for competent labs to carry out tests on samples, or calibrations. As a means of developing management systems, technical operations, and administration support, ISO/IEC 17025 is designed for first-, second-, and third-party labs to perform standard methods, non-standard methods, and lab-development methods.
Korea Ministry of Food and Drug Safety – Foreign Official Laboratory
The Korea Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) has accredited OMIC USA Inc. in the fields of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), pesticide residues, nutrition, food supplements, and vitamins.
Japan Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries – Foreign Official Laboratory
ORELAP [Oregon Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program]
ORELAP is recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (NELAP) to accredit environmental testing laboratories to national standards as adopted by the National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Conference (NELAC).
OMIC USA Inc. (Lab ID No. OR100005) is accredited by ORELAP for drinking water testing (Diquat & Paraquat).
AOAC [Association of Official Analytical Chemists International]
Comprised of nearly four thousand members in more than ninety countries, AOAC INTERNATIONAL is dedicated to analytical excellence. Made up of forensic scientists, toxicologists, analytical chemists, management executives, microbiologists, and laboratory managers, AOAC provides the chance to demonstrate an elevated level of analytical excellence, and shows dedication to validating methods and improved laboratory management.
View the AOAC International Web site here.
AACC [American Association of Cereal Chemists] International
Standing as a non-profit organization for technical information, research findings, and industry trends, the American Association of Cereal Chemists International are specialists in the use of cereal grains in food. For more than nine decades this organization has helped detect industry trends and advocate proper career training. A leading innovator in deciphering technical and scientific information, the AACC publishes helpful manuals and books in the grain-based worldwide food market.
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GAFTA [The Grain & Feed Trade Association]
Designed to protect and promote the grain, pulses, rice, and animal feed industries, GAFTA has been a driving force for international grain and feed trade since 1878. Made up of more than a thousand members, GAFTA has participators in ninety countries that help encourage the interests of traders throughout the world. Members have many opportunities to participate in professional development and training services, as well as contributions in regular trade policy updates and current events.
View the official GAFTA Web site here.
ACS [American Chemical Society]
One hundred and fifty-four thousand members large, the American Chemical Society is a world-leading source for chemistry advocates and scientific information. This nonprofit organization is chartered by Congress to raise public awareness about the importance of chemistry. Home to chemists and chemical engineers, ACS is a regular sponsor or promoter of the International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies, which involves participants from Japan, Korea, China, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada.
View the official ACS Web site here.
AEIC [Analytical Excellence through Industry Collaboration]
The Analytical Excellence through Industry Collaboration (AEIC) is an oganization dedicated to establishing immunochemical, nucleic acid and other bioanalytical methodologies as recognized analytical tools for agricultural, environmental and biotechnology applications. The organization consists of more than 40 corporate, public and scientific organizations as well as individual members. Government agencies also regularly participate in AEIC meetings and activities.
ASTA [American Seed Trade Association]
Founded in 1883, the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) is one of the oldest trade organizations in the United States. Its membership consists of over 700 companies involved in seed production and distribution, plant breeding, and related industries in North America. As an authority on plant germplasm, ASTA advocates science and policy issues of industry-wide importance.
ASTA’s mission is to be an effective voice of action in all matters concerning the development, marketing and movement of seed, associated products and services throughout the world. ASTA promotes the development of better seed to produce better crops for a better quality of life.
The Non-GMO Project is a nonprofit organization committed to preserving and building sources of non-GMO products, educating consumers and providing verified non-GMO choices.