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German govt and Euro hemp trade group clash over CBD status

By Shane Starling

The German Food and Agriculture Ministry (BMEL) has refuted an EU hemp group missive that the Ministry had changed its position regarding the novel food requirement for some cannabidiol (CBD) extracts in the EU.

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Could climate change cause DHA omega-3 from oceans to plummet?

By Stephen Daniells

Warming oceans may deliver a crushing blow to the production of DHA omega-3 by algae, which would ripple up the food chain and slash the global availability of this critical nutrient by 2100, says a scientific paper. But could rapid advances in plant...

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FSAI issues updates to CBD food and supplement recall

By Will Chu

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has updated its recall of CBD-related foods and food supplements that have flagged up safety concerns due to the presence of delta‐9‐tetrahydrocannabinol or THC.

CBD’s Novel Food status reiterated by German high courts

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CBD’s Novel Food status reiterated by German high courts

By Will Chu

A higher court in Germany rules that cannabidiol (CBD) is a novel food confirming the decision made by one of the country’s administrative courts back in November last year.

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