Hemp is more than just a drug, as an ingredient in food, it is the view of the baden-württemberg checkers, however, by far not in all cases.
Out of a total of 49 examined food samples in the past year, more than any second than not safe, been objected to.
“Fundamental to high levels of D9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the main psychoactive substance of the hemp plant were”, – stated in the new annual report of food control.
According to the report, 29 samples were classified as the extracts from the hemp plant, as well as derived cannabinoid-containing products.
You are, therefore, considered as non-authorised novel food. In a further 32 samples, the labelling was not correct. “Only twelve of the samples were not objectionable,” reads the report.
The product range of hemp-containing foods, ranging from Baked goods and pasta to sweets and herbal teas, through to soft drinks, Beers and food supplements.
A distinction is made between THC-rich (drug hemp) and low-THC varieties of hemp (fiber hemp). Hemp plants contain less than 0.2 percent THC, will apply as THC-poor varieties.
That is to say, from them, hemp seeds and hemp seed oil can be obtained.
Tetrahydrocannabinol in the dried Cannabis leaves, flowers, and flowers in front of the stands.
Early cultivated hemp varieties, and most of the wild stocks have a rather low THC content, while this rises in specially for the hashish – or marijuana-production-bred plants for years.
Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa)
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