FSSAI Seizes 200 Quintals of Maggi from Lucknow Warehouse
PTI | Updated: July 18, 2017 12:20 IST
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has seized 200 quintals of instant Maggi
noodles from a warehouse on the outskirts of Lucknow, a senior Uttar Pradesh Food Safety and Drug Authority said.
The central drug officer seized 200 quintals from a company owned gowdown in Banthara area, Additional Food Commissioner (Administration) Ram Araj Maurya said. He, however, said that further details could be revealed only by central authorities.
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