The Americas – Colombia: First foods and beverages with cannabis submitted to INVIMA for sanitary registration

A company announces the submission of 23 cannabinoid-infused food and beverage products to National Drug and Food Surveillance Institute (INVIMA in Spanish) , including juices, carbonated soft drinks, gummies and healthy snacks, which hope to have the approval of the Colombian health authority, after the Colombian president, Iván Duque, signed the resolution that allows the use, distribution and export of cannabis, dried flower and other non-psychoactive derivatives.

The Americas – Argentina: Food additives: challenges for the domestic industry

“The food additives market. Possibilities of development for the national industry” is a work carried out by the National Institute of Industrial Technology (INTI in Spanish), through the Industrial Economics and Prospective Studies Unit belonging to the Institute’s Planning and Commercialization Directorate.

The Americas – USA: The Americas: Minnesota Lawmakers Advance Legislation to Allow Hemp Extracts to be Used as a Food Additive

Minnesota lawmakers approved legislation Feb. 21 that would open up a new market for hemp growers.

The Minnesota House Agriculture Finance and Policy Committee advanced HF2996, sponsored by Rep. Samantha Vang (D), in a 13-0 vote, which would allow hemp extracts to be used as a food additive.

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) would be responsible for regulating the testing, labeling, production, and manufacturing of such products, as well as the dosing levels for the food additives, the Minnesota Legislature reported.