Food Standards Agency Provide Update On CBD Compliance Post 31 March

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“The list will not be finalised by the end of the month as we don’t have all the information we need from some businesses to assess if their products can be added to the ‘on hold’ section of the CBD list. THE June deadline set by the UK Food Standards Agency for the publication of the Novel Food Public List of Validated CBD applications will pass today without any further updates. Before the announcement, the European agency had been processing 19 applications for CBD products, all of which are now in limbo.