Not 'taste bhi, health bhi': Govt files Rs 640 cr suit against Nestle over Maggi 'unfair trade practices'
The government filed a class action suit against Nestle India, seeking about Rs 640 crore in damages for alleged unfair trade practices, false labelling and misleading advertisements.
As a ban continues in India on Nestle's Maggi noodles, the US health regulator USFDA has said its tests have found the lead level in the popular instant food within acceptable levels for US consumers.
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on Wednesday said it has not given any clean chit to Nestle's banned Maggi noodles as it rubbished all-clear reports from two of its own empanelled labs, saying there were lapses in the tests.
With the Maggi ban hitting sales of company's other products as well, Nestle India's new chief Suresh Narayanan on Saturday said bringing the instant noodles brand back to the market is his top priority as he sought to strike a conciliatory note with authorities.
'If they want to sell Maggi in India, they've to comply with us': FSSAI asks HC to recall order allowing export of snack
FSSAI), which had issued notice banning Maggi noodles manufactured by Nestle India, on Tuesday urged the Bombay High Court to recall its "order" allowing the company to export this instant food snack instead of destroying it.