Posted 22 January 2021 - 08:36 PM
To me is it actually quite wild as to how CBD is viewed. Non-THC producing industrial hemp can be grown all over the US and a bunch of other places. It can be harvested, exacted and then capsules and oils can be directly consumer as OTC.
When it comes to infusing CBD into food it gets real sticky with regulations as we have found. We have a client that makes CBD infused taffy and gummy bears and a new one that does brownies and other baked items - technically speaking they are running in a very grey area.
On the one side is a nod by the FDA that CDB is treated as a drug because it was used as a part of a bigger ingredient drug - logic is interesting here.
On the other side, there is no clearance for infusing it, but a number of companies are doing just that.
CBD as Scampi pointed out is not a food nor is nicotine - it would be what it is in that would be the food.
It's still a grey area an at any point one could be jumped on by the FDA and charged with violations.
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