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UK FSA: EFSA’s safety concerns will not provoke CBD product removals

By Shane Starling

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.

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UK’s FSA unveils list of permitted CBD products

By Kavitha Sivasubramaniam

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.

The FSA issues warning on responsible CBD food marketing

The FSA issues warning on responsible CBD food marketing

By Kavitha Sivasubramaniam

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.

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CBD novel foods deadline delayed amid last minute applications

By Nikki Hancocks

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...

Sir Colin Blackmore warned of a problem with scientific staffing at the FSA

Top advisor slams scientific shortfall at FSA

By Nicholas Robinson

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...

The doors to new applications have been reopened, but there may still be delays, says the resource-strapped Food Standards Agency

UK FSA: "We are working to clear the backlog as quickly as possible."

UK FSA reopens novel foods doors after industry concern

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has backtracked on a decision to close its doors on EU novel foods applications after stakeholder unrest at the UK government austerity driven measure. 


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