AACC Laboratory Proficiency Rating Program
The AACC Laboratory Proﬁciency Rating Program provides an essential tool for food and feed laboratories worldwide. Established in 1948, the Program enables subscribers to assess and meet their quality standards by evaluating accuracy and consistency of laboratory results. It oﬀers check samples of current interest, proﬁciency rating reports and awards.
Participation in a proﬁciency rating program is a key quality requirement for testing laboratories. This program can be used to ensure the accuracy of labeling information, verify laboratory equipment operation, and monitor the use of correct analytical techniques by laboratory personnel. It can also be used to monitor the reliability of contract laboratories and identify opportunities to improve laboratory quality.