The Supreme Court was told that one report of a test on Maggi noodles by the government research institute has shown that MSG was on the higher side.
Maggi continuing to be off the shelves in the market place, government today said its manufacturer Nestle was "not forthcoming" on giving reasons for the high MSG levels found in some of the packages.
Maggi, your favourite go-to snack has come under fire after some samples in Uttar Pradesh were found to be high in Monosodium Glutamate (MSG).
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The FSSAI had found high amounts of lead and traces of MSG in Nestle's Maggi and on June 5, and ordered a ban on the noodles that was quickly followed by Maharashtra FDA.
The apex consumer court on Thursday for the first time ordered tests on 13 samples of Maggi noodles from nine batches to determine lead and MSG content.
Under fire over the Maggi issue, Nestle India has claimed that it got samples of the noodles tested in an external laboratory as well as in-house and the product has been found "safe to eat" ...
A Bihar court has ordered registration of an FIR against Bollywood stars Amitabh Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit and Preity Zinta, who have featured in the Maggi advertisements, and said they could be arrested, if required.
Bangladesh's food testing authority has found no ingredients above harmful levels in five brands of noodles, including Nestle's Maggi.
The Karnataka government has ordered random lifting of samples of Maggi noodles from across the state for laboratory testing after allegations of lapses in food safety standards came to the fore.