Informa Pharma Intelligence Report: Unauthorized CBD Sold In Europe Most Likely To Originate From UK

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The majority of these notifications related to CBD products found to contain THC. Once unauthorized CBD products were identified by member states the most likely outcome was withdrawal from circulation. The UK was the most likely source of unauthorized CBD food products sold in the EU in the first half of 2020, an analysis by HBW Insight reveals. A Wild West For CBD? While a large number of unauthorized CBD products are being marketed for sale across Europe, more and more manufacturers are committing to securing the correct approvals for their goods. UK Trade Association Launches Three-Tier Certification System” – HBW Insight, 22 Apr, 2020.) Source:  https://hbw.pharmaintelligence.informa.com/RS150233/Unauthorized-CBD-Sold-In-Europe-Most-Likely-To-Originate-From-UK Behind the UK, the Netherlands was the next most likely source of unauthorized CBD, with eight notifications to RASFF listing the country as the product’s source.

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The UK was the most likely source of unauthorized CBD food products sold in the EU in the first half of 2020, an analysis by HBW Insight reveals. Ireland and Spain are leading the way in cracking down on such products and informing neighboring countries of the risks posed.

European Union member states cracking down on the sale of unauthorized CBD are reporting that the most common source of these products is the UK.

An analysis conducted by HBW Insight of the EU’s Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) reveals that the UK was listed as the originator country on 15 of the 39 food safety risk reports related to CBD products submitted in...

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