Is MSG really that unsafe, especially when you consider that the US Food and Drug Administration labelled it “generally recognized as safe” back in 1995?
Maggi row: SC revives govt's case in NCDRC against Nestle India; says CFTRI report to form basis for proceedings
Nestle had to withdraw its instant noodles brand Maggi from the market over allegations of high lead content and presence of MSG (monosodium glutamate).
One day there'll be nothing left to eat that is good for us and then we can lift the ban on everything and go back to square one
Maharashtra FDA found 'misbranding' of pasta and noodles after conducting lab tests on 27 samples.
Nestle India on Friday said all samples of Maggi have cleared tests conducted by three laboratories, as mandated by Bombay High Court.
The FSSAI had through its communication dated 25 May this year advised all the states and UTs to draw samples of the Maggi Noodles (Nestle) and get the same tested from authorised labs.
This comes weeks after Nestle had to withdraw its instant noodles brand Maggi from the market over allegations of high lead content and presence of MSG.
Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday said he never remarked that Maggi noodles will soon return to retail shelves.
The Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on Friday alleged in the Bombay High Court that Nestle India had violated laws in the country.
The company on Friday challenged those findings in court but has to continue with the withdrawal until a verdict is reached.
Embroiled in the Maggi controversy, Nestle said it has approached Bombay High Court to seek a judicial review of the food safety regulator FSSAI's order.
Ban only for Maggi? Despite being rejected by FSSAI, energy drinks still sold in stores across India
Energy drinks which had been banned by the FSSAI over a month ago on paper are still sold in stores across the nation.
These rejected products include coffee frappucino, vanilla syrup and hazelnut flavoured syrups, which are still sold at the cafe chain's outlet in the heart of the National Capital.
While Maggi's brand equity has more than likely been dented from a near to medium-term perspective, Nomura believes the company is taking all the right actions and will rebound strongly from the same.
The Food and Drugs Administration in Goa has asked Nestle company to recall all the stock of Maggi noodles from 709 outlets across the state.
Central food safety regulator FSSAI on Monday ordered testing of various noodles, pasta and macaroni brands after the Maggi controversy.
Maharashtra Government on Friday decided to put a ban on Maggi noodles after some samples were found to contain lead above the permissible limit.
Coming down heavily on Swiss giant Nestle, the central food safety regulator FSSAI ordered recall of all nine approved variants of Maggi instant noodles.
The most vital question of the Maggi fiasco is how could an MNC can sell a product with potential health hazards to millions of consumers.
Uttarakhand has joined the list of states to ban the sale of Maggi with samples of the popular food product failing laboratory tests.