Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Nestle India Ltd Vs Union of India & Others dated 03/01/2019 regarding lead and mono sodium glutamate content in Maggi Noodles. This appeal arises from the interim orders dated 9 December 2015 and 10 December 2015 of the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC). The NCDRC had issued interim directions for sampling the product “MAGGI Noodles” in nine variants for testing with reference to the quantity of lead and Mono Sodium Glutamate (MSG).

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Nestle India Ltd Vs Union of India & Others dated 16/12/2015 regarding testing of Maggi noodles.

Court directed that the samples earlier collected by the Local Commissioner appointed by the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, New Delhi, shall be sent to the Mysore laboratory for testing. The test reports shall be produced before the court.

The Bombay high court on 13 August 2015, struck down FSSAI’s order of a nationwide ban on the sale of Nestle India's popular 2-minute Maggi noodles. Nestle India has been asked to conduct fresh safety tests on the product before relaunching it. 

The department of consumer affairs recently mandated compulsory labelling of packaged genetically modified food. Though segregation and testing to ensure compliance is a great challenge under Indian conditions, implementation is not difficult because India has only a limited number of genetically modified imports and only one commercially produced domestic crop - Bt cotton. This note provides the international context for the new rules and the background on previous attempts to mandate GM labelling.

Diet experts have said Indians are consuming junk foods more often than in the past, and have warned that this poses a major risk to their health.

New Delhi: Soon, there will be strict standards for energy drinks like Red Bull, which are fast catching the fancy of youth for fighting fatigue

california has become the first state in the us to ban trans-fats in food sold in restaurants and bakeries. Trans-fats, used to extend the shelf life of food products, have been linked to clogged arteries, diabetes, and other ailments. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the bill into law, according to which by January 1, 2010, California