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 […]

Goodbody Health’s Polish arm, Sativa Wellness, on ‘ultra-pure’ CBD

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Cannabinoid Insight ‘met’ Dr Krzysztof Wojtanowski in March by video link. With the head office based in the UK, Goodbody Health has acquired Sativa Wellness, in Bilcza, south-central Poland, where the main focus is on the production of ultra-pure CBD isolate and broad-spectrum THC-free distillate. Both are compliant with ISO 22000 Food Safety Management procedures. […]

FSA issues final call for ingestible CBD products

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The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued a final call for ingestible CBD products to be added to the public list. The register of consumable CBD products was revealed on 31 March and comprises 3,536 products. Only those on the list have a credible application for authorisation with the FSA and as a result are […]

British Cannabis snags Elixinol license

Australian CBD brand, Elixinol, is set to return to the UK market, following a new licensing and distribution agreement with British Cannabis. In 2021, Elixinol announced plans to cease trading in the UK and European Union in order to focus its attention on the US and Australian markets. The company said that decision was down […]