Says apex food regulator cannot issue emergency ban order on products under the law; argument to continue today

Court to take up the matter for hearing on July 14

MUMBAI: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on Saturday justified its June 5 ban on Nestle India's 2-minute Maggi noodles in a strongly-worded, 60-page affidavit that questioned th

The Maggi imbroglio escalated to an unprecedented level on Friday , with India's food regulator ordering a total recall of all nine variants of the best-selling instant noodles brand.

The Meghalaya government has banned Maggi noodles in the State for two months after Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) was found in the samples.

Over 25 per cent food samples, collected from January to May, failed the test under the Food Safety and Standards Act.

With the line between food and drug blurring, the queue of such products and supplements waiting for approval is growing rapidly, a senior official at FSSAI says

Chandy to write to his counterparts seeking help

FDAs across India may take punitive actions against manufacturers, if products found to be sub-standard

The Maggi imbroglio escalated to an unprecedented level on Friday , with India's food regulator ordering a total recall of all nine variants of the best-selling instant noodles brand.

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