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FDA Says CBD Is Not GRAS, Warns 15 Companies For Violative Products

By Beth Wang
November 26, 2019 at 10:37 AM
FDA on Monday (Nov. 25) indicated it has not concluded that cannabidiol (CBD) is generally recognized as safe (GRAS) to use in human or animal food. The note was tucked into FDA’s announcement that it had sent warning letters to 15 companies for illegally selling products containing CBD. Stakeholders have been awaiting a decision on whether FDA will allow CBD in food and dietary supplements. One expert in August suggested industry could use the GRAS affirmation process to make the...


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