Maggi was banned by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India in June 2015 for five months for allegedly containing lead beyond permissible limits, forcing Nestle India to withdraw the product from the market.
In a grim reminder of what happened two years ago, Nestle India’s popular product Maggi Noodles failed to clear a laboratory test in Uttar Pradesh’s Shahjahanpur district recently. The district administration also imposed a fine of Rs 45 lakh on Nestle, Rs 15 lakh on its three distributors and Rs 11 lakh on its two sellers. The […]
The healthier ‘fortified’ Maggi masala noodles will be available across the country at nearly 35 lakh retail outlets in a matter of weeks. The ‘non-fortified’ noodles will be withdrawn gradually. The prices of the products will remain the same.
In this Idea Exchange, moderated by Assistant Editor Abantika Ghosh, Health Minister JP Nadda insists that having AIIMS centers across the country “won’t dilute” the brand, rejects reports of rise in prices of essential drugs, complains that government sector health success stories are not talked about, dismisses AAP threat in state elections and says he […]
While the probe was expanded to test Maggi noodle samples from across the country, Nestle India claimed that it has got tested samples in an external laboratory as well as in-house and the product has been found “safe to eat”