The National Industrial Hemp Council announced a partnership and welcomed its newest member Food Safety Net Services (FSNS) to its ranks.

FSNS has been a leader in safeguarding our nation’s food supply through its network of accredited laboratories. With a cornerstone focused on safety, FSNS continues to strategically expand national services for food safety, consumer products, and nutraceuticals.

“At a critical time for establishing safety standards for processed foods like CBD, NIHC is pleased to partner with FSNS,” said Patrick Atagi, Board Chairman of the National Industrial Hemp Services.  “We’re looking forward to their expertise as we continue to push for policies and regulations that ensure consumer safety and transparency in CBD products.”

“For 27 years, FSNS has been providing the food and beverage industry with outstanding laboratory and auditing services, and we are proud to partner with NIHC to extend that experience, expertise, and commitment to quality to the hemp industry,” said Barry Carpenter, Senior Advisor for Regulatory Affairs & Client Relations.

FSNS is the largest food safety testing laboratory network in North America, with a network of 19 ISO-17025 accredited laboratories spanning three countries. FSNS provides microbiological and chemical analyses of all food matrices and environmental samples, as well as education, and Research & Development. Additional services include NLEA labeling and a comprehensive Certification & Audit program.

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