Maharashtra may challenge lifting of ban on Maggi: Minister

Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Maharashtra is planning to move the Supreme Court to challenge the the lifting of the ban order on Nestle India’s Maggi noodles, Food and Civil Supplies Minister Girish Bapat said here on Friday.

“Our legal department is examining all aspects, the pros and cons and depending on their (legal) opinion, we plan to challenge the issue in the Supreme Court,” Bapat told IANS.

Justifying the move, Bapat said that certain batches have been tested and there is a possibility that other batches could cause health issues among the consumers.

“Accordingly, we want the ban on the noodles to continue and shall take a decision on moving the Supreme Court soon depending on the legal opinion, as public health is of utmost concern,” Bapat added.

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