According to a study done by Duke University in North Carolina, higher exposure of lead in childhood may affect brain health and disrupt cognitive development.
UK's food safety agency today said it has decided to test a few samples of Maggi noodles. After a number of reports, it said the popular instant snack sold in India was found to have ...
(FSSAI) justified the ban on Maggi noodles before the Bombay High Court, saying that the popular instant snack contained lead beyond permissible limit.
Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration has given a clean chit to the samples of Haldiram snacks after testing them for possible excess lead levels.
Domestic giant ITC Ltd clarified that it has not received any communication from the UP government regarding the presence of excess lead in its instant noodle brand Sunfeast Yippee.
Lead can be found in many products and locations including some candies, toys, and traditional medicines.
Lead and other heavy metals like Cadmium and Chromium have been found in the samples of five different soft drinks manufactured by two major multinational companies in India.
FSA announces that Nestle India's Maggi noodles were safe to consume and contained lead well within permissible levels.
According FDCA commissioner Mr. H G Koshia, out of 23 samples of Sunfeast Yippee, one sample failed the safety test as it showed higher lead content while some samples showed presence of MSG.
The ongoing ban on Maggi instant noodles will not result in job cuts, Nestle India's newly appointed Managing Director Suresh Narayanan has said.