A breakthrough for full-spectrum CBD in the UK

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Good news for the European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) consortium partners as the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) have granted pre-validation status for pending applications. This confirmation means that both full-spectrum and natural isolate products under the EIHA consortium partners umbrella can remain on sale in the UK after the 31st of March. This pre-validation status, granted by the FSA, demonstrates that they are in agreement with the hemp industry, and the EIHA consortium in particular, regarding the need to determine safety levels of novel food products. This is a pivotal moment in building a regulatory framework for the hemp industry. Other the coming months, both CBD and THC products will undergo toxicological testing. The results of this testing will determine whether an official validation will be granted. EIHA Vice President, Ms Catherine Wilson thanked the FSA and commented “I feel gratitude and relief that our voice has been heard and [I would like to] thank the FSA for their progressive stance to offer a path to regulatory compliance”. What is the EIHA? The European Industrial Hemp Association is an organisation that equally represents the interests of both hemp producers and processing companies. EIHA provides EU decision-makers with accurate information that is crucial in forming hemp-related policies. RELATED ARTICLE: CBD oil vs hemp oil – Find out the differences here CONTINUE READING The European Industrial Hemp Association aims to protect the hemp industry in the EU. EIHA also represents the interests of industry workers. This includes producers, hemp farmers, and traders who work with leaves, seeds, cannabinoids, hemp fibres, and shivs. EIHA is heavily involved with the CBD food and supplement industry. The organisation also covers other areas like the use of hemp in cosmetics, feed, construction, and textiles. What does this mean for the hemp industry? This summer, EIHA…

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