Hemp foods become increasingly popular with a double digit market expansion. But the ‘super food’ is overshadowed by its potentially psychotropic component THC. Only three countries in Europe have applied guidance limits for THC and there are no EU-wide regulations, creating an ambiguous situation for hemp food producers and consumers. A new study aims to develop scientifically sound THC guidance values at a European level that protect consumers without unnecessarily compromising the market.
Proposing guidance values for THC levels in hemp food