Goodbody Health’s Polish arm, Sativa Wellness, on ‘ultra-pure’ CBD

how 'ultra-pure' cbd is made from hemp

Cannabinoid Insight ‘met’ Dr Krzysztof Wojtanowski in March by video link. With the head office based in the UK, Goodbody Health has acquired Sativa Wellness, in Bilcza, south-central Poland, where the main focus is on the production of ultra-pure CBD isolate and broad-spectrum THC-free distillate. Both are compliant with ISO 22000 Food Safety Management procedures. […]

FSA adds further 2,500 CBD products to the public list

CBD products

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has added a further 2,500 CBD products to the register of products allowed to remain on the market for the time being.  This brings the total number of ingestible CBD products permitted for sale in England and Wales to 5,946 pending full market authorisation, while 35 have been removed. The […]

FSA issues final call for ingestible CBD products

26 may FSA issues final call

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued a final call for ingestible CBD products to be added to the public list. The register of consumable CBD products was revealed on 31 March and comprises 3,536 products. Only those on the list have a credible application for authorisation with the FSA and as a result are […]

4.20 | The international day of cannabis explained

a cannabis plant on 4.20

You’ll see it written in a variety of ways – 4.20, 4:20, 4/20 and even four-twenty. What does the phrase mean in cannabis terms and how did it originate? 4.20 has long been associated with cannabis, thanks to a group of friends who would meet outside their high school in California at twenty past four […]

Beyond the CBD list: Frequently asked questions.

A big question mark

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) published a list of permitted CBD products, and their manufacturers, on 31 March 2022. The emergence of the long awaited list has presented more questions to answer. We asked Laura Williamson, Technical Advisor to the Association for the Cannabinoid Industry, to clear up some of the biggest issues.  What led […]

The CBD list in numbers

the CBD list in numbers

Cannabinoid Insight has monitored the various numbers and statements made since the publication of the CBD list by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) in March. Here is how things stand in April 2022, in the weeks after the list went live. Since 1 January 2021, the FSA has received over 900 novel food applications for CBD […]

The UK’s CBD list is here. What happens next?

Banner for the CBD list

The long awaited list of ingestible CBD products permitted for sale was published on 31 March 2022. A total of 3,536 products linked to 70 applications have been given the green light to remain on the market by the Food Standards Agency, however the majority are awaiting the outcome of further evidence.   This means making […]