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.

Activist body, best known for raising the pesticide in colas issue a decade before, say enforcement of food regulation must get stringent as consumption of packaged stuff grows

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on adulteration of milk and milk products, 12/05/2015. The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) had conducted a Nation–wide survey on Milk Adulteration in 2011 through its five Regional Offices. A total of 1791 samples were drawn from 33 states and were tested in the Government laboratories.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on actions against adulteration of food items, 12/05/2015.

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