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.
Treehouse Biotech has submitted a Novel Foods application to UK authorities for its Cannabidiol (CBD)-based ingredients in a move that signals the US firm’s intent to capture a slice of the UK’s burgeoning CBD market.
The FSA (Food Standards Agency) has backtracked on its initial expectation for companies to make their novel foods applications at least five weeks in advance of the deadline and confirmed that it will accept applications up until March 31st, after receiving...
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has sought to clarify its position concerning the sale of CBD-related products, in a stance that clashes with the opinion set out by the UK Food Standards Authority (FSA).
The UK’s Association for the Cannabinoid Industry (ACI) is to conduct a new safety study that coincides with updated advice from the country’s Food Safety Agency that highlights a lack of research in this area.
With the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) setting 31 March 2021 as the deadline for firms to have validated novel foods application for its CBD products, how are firms responding to this challenge especially in the current climate?
The Association for the Cannabinoid Industry (ACI) has received clarification from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) regarding updated deadlines set for Cannabinoid (CBD) firms to apply for Novel Foods status.
The Cannabis Trades Association (CTA) is calling out the Food Standards Agency’s (FSA) failure to support the Cannabidiol (CBD) and hemp industry in meeting the Novel Foods application deadline during the coronavirus crisis.
British, European and international cannabidiol (CBD) players are throwing millions of euros at EU novel food dossiers to meet the UK’s recently issued 2021 sector ultimatum to clean up its act or clear off the market.
Cannabidiol (CBD) industry groups have welcomed new regulatory and precautionary advice by UK authorities highlighting its “clear trajectory towards developing a safe and legally compliant CBD industry.”
A row has erupted about the threat to scientific expertise available within the Food Standards Agency (FSA) caused by government budget cuts, which critics argue have left the agency seriously short of the skills it needs within its science and policy...
UK FSA: "We are working to clear the backlog as quickly as possible."