[Natural Foods Merchandiser, October 1998] – “The drug-testing trade thinks hemp seed meals ought to be banned as a result of they are going to make folks take a look at optimistic [for drug use],” says Richard Rose, founder and president of Santa Rosa, Calif.-based Rella Good Cheese Co. and chair of the meals committee for the Hemp Industries Affiliation (HIA). “What they neglect to say is that Advil, poppy seeds, and a few chilly medicines will do the identical. There are options to banning meals. They might discover a higher take a look at or increase the brink for detecting THC. And, there’s issues the trade can do.
Rose isn’t all speak. This 12 months he based the Hemp Meals Affiliation (HFA) due to the “critical want for high quality management and good data” inside the meals sector particularly. Rose says that HFA encourages greater requirements for manufacturing, and distributes data. Membership is by invitation solely, however producers can request membership by way of the affiliation’s e mail tackle. (more)
This sequence courtesy of the Richard Rose Report