One Year Late The FSA Publishes List Of Eligible UK CBD Products – For Now Says BusinessCann

One Year Late The FSA Publishes List Of Eligible UK CBD Products – For Now Says BusinessCann
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AFTER a delay of exactly one year the long-awaited Public List of validated UK CBD products has been published by the Food Standards Agency. products_list_index-2022-04-02T01_02_02+00_00 This shows that around some 3,500 products are still permitted for sale in the UK – with ‘many thousands’ more now no longer allowed. The initial deadline for the publication of the list was March 31, 2021, although FSA Chief Executive Office Emily Miles contended in a media call yesterday that the list was ‘not late’ – and the delay was due to poor quality applications. Novel Food Scorecard The UK CBD Novel Food figures breakdown as follows: -The FSA says it received over 900 novel food applications for CBD. 680 of these were rejected. A further 42 were withdrawn by the applicant. -Seven applications have passed through to the risk assessment phase -175 applications are at the pre-validation stage -Of these 65 applications are at the on-hold stage with the FSA awaiting further information from the applicants -This leaves a further 110 applications which are not on the Public List. The FSA says this is because they were either submitted after March 31, 2021, or they have not been able to satisfy the FSA that the ‘products in the application were on sale before February 2020’. Delivering Compliance In anticipation of the release of the list the FSA held a media call with various members of the national and trade press yesterday (Wednesday March 30), with the central theme of the briefing being the need for enforcement by retailers and local authorities. To deliver compliance and remove the ‘many thousands’ of products which failed to make the grade the FSA is set to rely on Trading Standards and the nation’s large and small retailers. Ms Miles said: “Tomorrow we will be releasing the confirmed list of CBD products one step closer to being…

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