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Kategorie: Food Law

17. 10. 2023

New upcoming Czech legislation on the sale of kratom and CBD cannabis

Czech Republic is on the verge of significant changes in the sale and marketing of psychomodulatory substances, specifically kratom and CBD cannabis. After a long and stormy debate, the government has decided not to proceed with a complete ban, but instead to introduce strict measures that will significantly limit their availability on the market, as …

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19. 06. 2023

Legal regulation of the use of insects in food

Earlier this year, the European Commission approved additional insect species that can be marketed as food for human consumption.[1] In this context, there has been a lot of misinformation across society, so here is an overview of how insects can be used in food according to the current legal regulation. In this article, you will …

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31. 05. 2023

Banning CBD and other cannabinoids in food and food supplements?

In mid-April this year, the European Commission published a statement confirming that cannabidiol (CBD) and other cannabinoids derived from the plant Cannabis sativa L. (hemp) are considered novel foods under Regulation (EU) 2015/2283 of the European Parliament and of the Council of the European Union on 25 November 2015 on novel foods[1] (the “Novel Food …

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21. 03. 2023

Draft Cybersecurity Act with a focus on the foodprocessing sector

In the European Union, the long-overdue Directive (EU) 2022/2555 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 December 2022 on measures to ensure a high common level of cybersecurity across the Union and amending Regulation (EU) No 910/2014 and Directive (EU) 2018/1972 and repealing Directive (EU) 2016/1148 (hereinafter as the “NIS2 Directive”) has …

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