(FSSAI) justified the ban on Maggi noodles before the Bombay High Court, saying that the popular instant snack contained lead beyond permissible limit.
In a major boost to Nestle India, FSSAI-approved laboratory has found Maggi noodles to be in compliance with the country's food safety standards.
Five samples of Maggi noodles sent to a central government-run laboratory in Karnataka for re-analysis have been found safe for consumption, a top health official said but refused to give it a clean chit.
Shares of Nestle India plunged over 5 per cent today after the food safety watchdog FSSAI said it has not given any clean chit to the company's banned Maggi noodles.
Following the Rs.640 crore suit, the apex consumer court made some bold statements.
After much contention and backlash over excess lead and monosodium glutamate (MSG) in its product, Nestle India has decided to take it off the shelves.