US Firm Mile High Files CBD Novel Food Applications In EU
Colorado's Mile High Labs has filed novel food applications with both EFSA and the UK's FSA to ensure it can keep legally supplying its hemp-derived CBD to European customers.
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BREAKING NEWS: UK food regulator, FSA, has given CBD firms until the 31 March 2021 to submit valid novel food applications under new EU rules. FSA says it will not take products off shelves until then, but has also warned some consumers against taking CBD due to "potential adverse health effects."
Sweden and Germany are cracking down on unauthorized CBD food products and warning their neighbors of the health risks posed to consumers, an analysis by HBW Insight reveals. A large proportion of these CBD products are being sold as food supplements and many originate from the Netherlands.
Europe's dynamic CBD market could soon see tighter regulation, after the European Commission (EC) last month added the ingredient to its Novel Food Catalogue. Regulatory expert Janet Worrell argues that the time is now for CBD industry players to act to get ahead of this potentially transformative development.