Lead in Maggi

Top five controversial food items that didn't go down our systems too well!

Here are some of the most shocking controversial food items that shocked India in 2015.

Dec 15, 2015, 19:04 PM IST

Maggi ban in Gujarat extended for one month

Maggi noodles has been banned in Gujarat for another month as well.

Jul 04, 2015, 10:44 AM IST

16 Maggi samples fail quality tests in Uttarakhand

Sixteen samples of Nestle India's maggi noodles failed quality tests at the state drugs and food testing laboratory here, showing more than permissible levels of MSG and lead content.

Jun 13, 2015, 23:02 PM IST

'Lead in noodles can cause cardiovascular disease'

Health experts have said that lead present in noodles causes a slew of chronic diseases including high blood pressure, peripheral arterial disease and cardiovascular disease.

Jun 12, 2015, 17:55 PM IST

UK launches Maggi tests for lead content

UK's food safety agency today said it has decided to test a few samples of Maggi noodles, after a number of reports said the popular instant snack sold in India was found to have lead content above permissible limit.

Jun 06, 2015, 00:11 AM IST

'Hazardous' nine Maggi noodle variants ordered off shelves in India

Along with some damning comments, India's food safety watchdog on Friday ordered Nestle to "withdraw and recall" all nine Maggi noodle variants, halt their production and also stop exports, saying samples were found to be "unsafe and hazardous" for humans.

Jun 05, 2015, 23:05 PM IST

No excess lead in Maggi: Maharashtra FDA

In a relief of sorts for beleaguered multinational Nestle, its popular 2-minute noodle brand of Maggi passed laboratory tests in Maharashtra, a top official said here on Friday.

Jun 05, 2015, 22:36 PM IST

'Check lead recycling, regulate sources to prevent food contamination'

The revelations of presence of higher-than-permissible levels of lead in certain batches of Maggi noodles is just the tip of the iceberg, said experts, highlighting the absence of stringent regulation of processes such as recycling of lead-based products as well as lack of public awareness for the snowballing effects on food contamination.

Jun 05, 2015, 19:51 PM IST

Maggi row: Children's reaction on the ban of their favourite noodles

Watch what the children and their parents had to say about the ban of Maggi

Jun 04, 2015, 23:03 PM IST

Maggi row: Children's reaction on the ban of their favourite noodles-Part 2

Watch what the children and their parents had to say about the ban of Maggi

Jun 04, 2015, 23:01 PM IST

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Jun 04, 2015, 22:18 PM IST

Lab results show Maggi complies with FSSAI norms: Nestle

Nestle India has released on its website test results of Maggi noodle samples from the food laboratories showing that the lead quantity in the noodles is below the levels prescribed by FSSAI.

Jun 04, 2015, 21:13 PM IST

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Jun 04, 2015, 17:41 PM IST

DNA: Maggi's two-minute magic to soon fizzle out?

 Maggi's two-minute magic to soon fizzle out?

Jun 03, 2015, 23:38 PM IST

Delhi bans Maggi for 15 days, other states crack down; Nestle stock sinks 9%

Is India's favourite instant noodles heading towards a total ban? The Delhi government on Wednesday banned Maggi noodles for 15 days as Nestle India, the manufacturer of the popular snack, battled controversy with many more states ordering tests following a lab report that samples of the noodles contained more than the permissible limit of lead.

Jun 03, 2015, 22:40 PM IST

Tests in Kerala find lead content in Maggi within allowed limit

A day after Kerala government decided to temporarily stop the sale of Maggi noodles from its retail outlets, test of samples of the instant food at a lab in Kochi has shown that the lead content was below permissible limit, a top food safety official said today.

Jun 03, 2015, 18:41 PM IST

Maggi row: Overwhelming impact of celebrity endorsed advertisements on consumers

Amid the raging controversy surrounding Maggi noodles, we discuss the huge influence celebrity endorsed advertisements have on a consumer's mind.

Jun 02, 2015, 23:17 PM IST

Maggi row: Overwhelming impact of celebrity endorsed advertisements on consumers-Part 2

Amid the raging controversy surrounding Maggi noodles, we discuss the huge influence celebrity endorsed advertisements have on a consumer's mind.

Jun 02, 2015, 23:15 PM IST