EFSA suspends novel food applications due to ‘data gaps and uncertainties’ 

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The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has ‘stopped the clock’ on 19 novel food applications for CBD, pending new data. The EU authority says its scientists cannot currently establish the safety of CBD as a novel food due to data gaps and uncertainties about potential hazards related to CBD intake. The news follows the submission […]

The CBD list in numbers

the CBD list in numbers

Cannabinoid Insight has monitored the various numbers and statements made since the publication of the CBD list by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) in March. Here is how things stand in April 2022, in the weeks after the list went live. Since 1 January 2021, the FSA has received over 900 novel food applications for CBD […]

How to train a workforce in CBD

Often used as a weapon against misinformation by CBD brands, education is an essential tool in combatting years of erroneous claims about the cannabis plant.  From the endocannabinoid system to manufacturing practices, unique selling points and getting that retail pitch perfect – CBD can present a never-ending learning curve for those new to this arena. […]