NDI Notifications For CBD ‘Excluded’ On Arrival But US FDA Still Explains Where Safety Evidence Fails
CFSAN Office of Dietary Supplement Programs tells Charlotte’s Web and Irwin Naturals that not providing sufficient evidence of a reasonable assumption of safety for an NDI's intended use wasn’t the only reason each notification was rejected.
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