NEW DELHI: In something that is sure to turn as great news for the Maggi lovers, their favorite 2-minute noodles has been now found safe in observance with the standards of FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India). (Also Read: 8 reasons why you should not eat Maggi)
CFTRI (Central Food Technological Research Institute), FSSAI approved laboratory tested five samples sent by Goa Food and Drug Administration (FDA) while Maggi was banned in June after the discovery of lead beyond allowable quantity.
Goa FDA had sent out the Maggi noodles samples to CFTRI based in Mysore retesting of the safety of instant noodles after FSSAI expressed apprehensions on state FDA’s initial report, which had found lead within permitted limits. (Also Read: After Maggi, who is under the scanner? More noodle, pasta and macaroni brands?)
“CFTRI finding shows that samples are in compliance with the food safety standards as per the Food Safety and Standards Rules, 2011.” Goa FDA Director Salim A Veljee told PTI.
Nestle earlier in June had to pull down Maggi off the shelves after some states decided to ban the favoruite snack of all age groups. (Also Read: Maggi and Baba Ramdev: Here is what people are talking, Yoga guru breaks silence)
FSSAI banned Maggi instant noodles also terming them ‘unsafe and hazardous’ for human use.