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Fresh Hemp Foods Submits First Hemp Seed GRAS Notices To Satisfy FDA

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Canadian firm Fresh Hemp Foods submitted separate GRAS notices for hemp seed, protein and oil FDA Office of Food Additives. In each notice, firm says each hemp seed format is derived from varieties of cannabis sativa L. with low THC content, known as industrial hemp, that hemp seeds do not produce THC and that THC present in dehulled hemp seed comes from contact between the seeds and cannabinoid-containing resins from other plant parts during growth, harvest and processing.

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