1. The FSA made an announcement on 13th February 2020 stating: “Having considered the many issues at play, the FSA has set a deadline of 31 March 2021 to submit, and have validated, your novel food authorisation applications. After 31 March 2021, only products which have a fully validated application will be allowed to remain … Continue reading Advice/Guidance on the ‘Novel Foods’ Threat
The CBD Market Has Been Built By Small British Businesses. It is About To Be Stolen By Government-Backed Big Business. Over about the last five years, small British businesses have built the CBD market from zero to hundreds of millions in annual sales. It’s been driven by rapidly changing attitudes towards cannabis and a realisation … Continue reading An Update On CBD, the Novel Food Scam and the Fatcats Who Plan to Take Over the Market.
Status of Hemp Extracts in Europe – European Industrial Hemp Association The European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) has published an excellent eight page document which refutes the recent move by EU food safety agencies to deem cannabis extracts as ‘novel foods’. Download the document here. The document explains the entire situation and demonstrates very clearly … Continue reading The EU’s Attempt To Deem Cannabis Extracts As Novel Foods Will Fail.
In another example of typical overclaiming and exaggeration, Mike Harlington’s CTA has put out an announcement that CBD isolates are becoming a controlled substance. There is no truth in this at all, it is nothing but speculation and opinion. Even if the speculation is correct that isolates will remain classified as a novel food, the … Continue reading CBD Isolates Are NOT Becoming A Controlled Substance
I spoke at the Hemp CBD Expo at around 5.00pm on Saturday, 2nd March 2019. Below is my speech as originally composed. An audio file is available here. A video will be available shortly. My PowerPoint presentation file is here. “Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. My name is Peter Reynolds and I am the president … Continue reading Presentation at the Hemp CBD Expo, 2nd March 2019
Attendees: Peter Reynolds, Cannabis Professionals (CannaPro) Alison Asquith, FSA Colin Clifford, FSA Paul Tossell FSA 1. FSA advised that the industry has “one last chance” to submit evidence of significant consumption of CBD extracts within EU area prior to 1997. 2. CannaPro requested clarification as to which authority stipulates this deadline and how long the … Continue reading Notes on Teleconference with FSA, 1st February 2019
Today’s article in the Daily Mail on CBD follows that publication’s usual pattern – there is a kernel of truth but on top of that is piled inaccuracy upon misleading comment upon nonsense. So let’s deal with the truth and send the nonsense back to the Daily Mail where it belongs. Within the last few … Continue reading Another Attack by Bureaucrats on CBD and its Consumers