The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) released three new cannabis-infused product (CIP) tools. All resources are free and easily accessible on NEHA’s website here. The NEHA Food Safety Policy Statement Workgroup and the Cannabis Advisory Committee provided expertise and insights for these products.
- The Cannabis 101: Glossary of Terms details over 60 definitions and concepts that relate to CIPs. This resource is helpful for food safety professionals and industry workers to understand and see pictures of common terms/products when out in the field.
- The Food Safety Guidance for Cannabis-Infused Products can be used as a reference to learn what other states have done in setting up cannabis food safety programs, and to see which states have strong regulation in a variety of topic areas.
- NEHA’s Policy Statement on Food Safety as Related to the Consumption of Cannabis-Infused Food Products details NEHA’s support for the implementation of regulation that contains sufficient regulatory authority to prevent illness from cannabis-infused food products and recommends the adoption of current best practices in food safety and the following policies and actions.