USA Gives Clean Chit to Maggi Noodles
The United States has given clean chit to Maggi Noodles. Noodles were declared safe to consume by The United States Food & Drug Administration. It found lead to be within permissible levels in the product after collecting several sample of Nestle’s Maggi Noodles and examining them. USFDA representative made an announcement regarding the same. It is known that ban has been imposed on Maggi Noodles in India as lead content in the product was found beyond permissible levels and that Nestle’s declaration on the pack that reads ‘No added MSG’ (Mono Sodium Glutamate) was wrong. “We have learnt from our official importer in the United States, House of Spices, that the USFDA has tested several shipments of Maggi noodles from India for lead content,” said a Nestle India spokesperson. Nestle is the first company during last three decades to be dragged to the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission by the Consumer Affairs ministry. As per reports, Maggi Instant Noodles worth Rs.320 crore was destroyed due to allegations in the country.