As several major food makers are champing at the bit to cash in on the CBD food and drinks craze, it seems the FDA is still not down with the program.

While all products containing CBD, or cannabidiol, are illegal under the FDA’s rules and regs whether they're part of food, bubbly drinks consumed on the Pickleball court or dietary supplements, the FDA is inordinately strict about CBD-laced food and justifiably abhors “copycat” candy edibles containing THC. In fact, the agency recently came down hard on unauthorized CBD products for use in food-producing animals.

The FDA recently warned Congress that any attempts to legalize CBD in food products would put public health at risk. Shortly after, a bipartisan group of House members sent a letter to the FDA commissioner to complain about the agency's “completely insufficient response” to their …

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