20,000 kgs of Maggi seized from a Nestle warehouse in Lucknow
Lucknow: In more trouble for Maggi, the Uttar Pradesh Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has seized 20,000 kgs of the two minute noodles from a Nestle warehouse in Lucknow.
Earlier in 2015, food safety inspectors in Uttar Pradesh had found excess lead in some Maggi noodle samples declaring it not fit for consumption.Maggi noodles remains a subject to a recall order after food safety regulator FSSAI said it had not given any clean bill of health on the safety of the instant noodles.
In June, 2015, Nestle had to take Maggi off the shelves, after few states decided to ban the noodles. FSSAI had also banned Maggi instant noodles terming them “unsafe and hazardous” for human consumption.
FSSAI had also said that Nestle violated labelling regulations on taste enhancer ‘MSG’ and ordered company to submit compliance report on its orders.
Meanwhile, Nestle India’s new chief Suresh Narayanan had said that bringing the instant noodles brand back to the market is his top priority as he sought to strike a conciliatory note with authorities.