EFSA’s decision this week to stop the clock on 150 CBD (cannabidiol) Novel Food applications and publish a litany of ‘data gaps’ does not threaten thousands of on-market CBD products in the UK, its Food Standards Agency (FSA) has told NutraIngredients.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has issued a wide-ranging opinion calling for more safety data for CBD products that could challenge the Novel Foods status of many offerings in the nascent category across the bloc and beyond.
As the stigma surrounding cannabinoids fades, hemp-derived supplements are gaining traction as popular applications for pain management. New research from the University of Arizona Health Sciences in the Comprehensive Pain and Addiction Center have found...
While working at her father’s cigar company, Paola Fernandez invented a ‘natural’ alternative to tobacco-based rolling paper. In 2016, High Hemp was born and sells its flagship hemp wraps along with CBD gummies and tinctures. In under 5 years, Fernandez...
FDA came down hard on purveyors of Delta-8 THC and CBD products that were making disease claims on the substances. The Agency also reiterated the reasons it believes Delta-8 is not a suitable ingredient for products marketed as supplements.
One of the UK’s biggest white label manufacturers, purely dedicated to CBD, believes the publication of the Food Standard’s Agency list will leave the market with a “pool of very vanilla products” and says it’s frustrating after the industry has moved...
The UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) has released a list of cannabinoid (CBD) products which can be sold to consumers, becoming the first country globally to regulate the market for orally consumed, safe legal cannabis extracts.
A new commission has been set up by The Centre for Medicinal Cannabis (CMC), the Association for the Cannabinoid Industry (ACI) and First November Group to review the legal cannabis industry in the UK.
This year’s Sports & Active Nutrition Summit event launched with a focus on CBD in sports nutrition. While CBD/hemp products are still in a federal regulatory gray area, that hasn’t stopped product developers from flooding the market with new offerings....
Up to 40 CBD (cannabinoid) companies have been contacted by the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) and told they have until 28 February to provide sufficient toxicology data or risk their products being removed from sale.
Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) is a safer and more pervasive therapeutic alternative to cannabidiol, say the authors of the Gencor Pacific-commissioned review, ‘Palmitoylethanolamide: A Potential Alternative to Cannabidiol.’
CBD brand CBDistillery in partnership with MoreBetter (dba Releaf App) recently announced the results from a 31-day study it calls the Sleep Pathfinder Mission utilizing CBDistillery's Regular Strength Sleep Synergy Tincture.
Uttar Pradesh-based Zeon Lifesciences is ramping up its offerings in the botanicals, phyto-pharmaceuticals, and medical nutrition space via research and commercialisation partnerships with several local institutes.
The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA)’s chief executive is urging the CBD industry to market their products responsibly and has offered support to local authorities that need help with their enforcement efforts.
The Sports & Active Nutrition Summit 2022 returns in February as an in-person event. Located in sunny San Diego, the meeting will feature cutting-edge content from subject matter experts that will help companies succeed in this market sector that...
Fourfive, the UK-based CBD and wellness startup founded by athletes, has been announced as the exclusive Official Wellness Partner of Saracen’s Mens and Womens rugby teams, and the Saracens Mavericks netball team.
The Cannabidiol (CBD) market is set to undergo a period of consolidation, buoyed on by a stricter regulatory process in the UK and Europe that will inevitably raise standards and range of applications.
New product launches from the last month include a perimenopause focused supplement and digital support solution, a herbal range for sleep and mind focused products, and a plant-based ready-to-drink protein shake.
By By Steve Mister, President & CEO, Council for Responsible Nutrition
We all want an expedient solution to the stalemate with FDA over the legal status of cannabidiol (CBD), but the call to allow FDA to set a maximum safe level for CBD is antithetical to the law governing dietary supplements, DSHEA.
Our everyday habits and behaviors have dramatically shifted in the past two years and they continue to do so—including our dietary supplements routine. So what trends will be left in 2021 and what will roll over into 2022?
From a marketing executive in the consumer and lifestyle space to technology and now CBD, Nicole Brown, Chief Innovation Officer of Open Book Extracts, says she became interested in the science behind cannabinoids. Her fascination ultimately led her to...