CBD and hemp

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CBD industry body looks to lay foundation for standardised testing

By Oliver Morrison

The Association for the Cannabinoid Industry (ACI), which aims to create a safe, legal and well-regulated CBD market in the UK, says it is in high-level discussions with the Laboratory of Government Chemists (LGC) to develop more precise methods for testing...

Navigating the challenging ground of Novel Foods regulation / Pic: Getty Images-Aleksandr_Kravtsov

CBD and Novel Foods: A guide to who, what and when

By Katy Askew

CBD is considered a Novel Food by European regulators. While many CBD products remain on the market, they have not been authorised by European authorities. FoodNavigator takes a look at the path to compliance and tries to shed some light on the questions...

Is there a legal route to market for CBD products? Pic: GettyImages-IRA_EVVA

What does legal limbo mean for CBD?

By Katy Askew

The legal status of CBD is again attracting attention after the UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) confirmed the ingredient is classified as a Novel Food and therefore requires pre-market authorisation. But with a lack of enforcement action, where does...

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