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Intro to Terpenes
Terpenes are a group of organic compounds commonly found in plants and are primarily responsible for the aromatic characteristics of cannabis.
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FDA Warns of Methanol Found in Hand Sanitizer
On July 2, 2020, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a public warning regarding an increase in hand sanitizer products found to contain methanol but labeled as containing ethanol or isopropanol. Read more to learn about safety and efficacy issues with hand sanitizers currently on the market.
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Compliance Begins for new FDA Nutrition Facts Labels
January 1, 2020 marks the compliance deadline of new FDA nutritional labeling requirements for companies with more than $10 million in annual food sales. While smaller companies have an additional year to comply, all imported foods must also meet these requirements.
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Contaminant Analysis of Illicit vs Regulated Market Extracts
Anresco analyzed a series of illicit market samples and found most were adulterated with high levels of vitamin e acetate — a compound frequently linked to the recent vaping crisis. Additionally, all samples failed the California BCC’s limits for pesticides, in some cases at hundreds of times the permitted level.