Now that Brexit is a reality, the way that the UK assesses novel foods may change, with the UK implementing its own procedures separate from those of the EU bloc.

One such example of this is cannabidiol’s status in the UK as a novel food.

Here’s interesting guidance from the UK’s Food Standards Agency, giving

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When it comes to food and feed, it’s no secret that the Brexit deal has given rise to come big legal questions. What has changed? Which rules remain the same? Will commonalities continue?

Here, Katia Merten-Lentz lays out a general background into how the UK’s departure from the EU has changed Britain’s legal landscape.

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This article is written by Katia Merten-Lentz and published at Food Manufacture

In a paper dated 6 September 2017, the European Commission (EC) stated that if IP rights – such as those for Protected Designation of Origin (PDO), Protected Geographical Indication (PGI), and Traditional Specialities Guaranteed (TSG) – were granted before Brexit, they should be