India’s Maggi noodles found safe in Canada

New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Canadian food regulator on Friday announced that Nestle India’s Maggi noodle products were safe for consumption.

“The Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) investigation did not find any health risk associated with the consumption of Maggi brand noodle products sold in Canada,” the food regulator said in a release.

“We are continuing to monitor the situation in India and working with our international regulatory partners,” it added.

In June, Singapore’s food regulator had also declared Maggi noodles from India as safe for consumption.

Maggi noodles were banned by India’s food regulator on June 5 after a high amount of lead and chemical monosodium glutamate were found in it.

Nestle withdrew all varieties of Maggi noodles hours before the ban that ruled it “unsafe and hazardous”.

The Bombay High Court recently allowed Nestle to export Maggi from India.

On July 1, Britain’s Food Standards Authority (FSA) confirmed the results of testing samples of Maggi noodles in the country showed levels of lead in the product being well within the European Union (EU) permissible levels and would not be a concern to consumers.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of www.mangalorean.com or any employee thereof. www.mangalorean.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of www.mangalorean.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at  info@mangalorean.com. Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here