Drug Administration (FDA) said Over excess lead in Maggi noodles

Chandigarh 20 may 2015: The Food Safety and Drug Administration (FDA) in Uttar Pradesh said high lead content was found during routine tests on two dozen packets of instant noodles, manufactured by Nestle in India.Food inspectors have ordered Nestle India to recall a batch of Maggi noodles from shops across the country, saying the product contained dangerous levels of lead.

Drug Administration (FDA) said Over excess lead in Maggi noodles
Drug Administration (FDA) said Over excess lead in Maggi noodles

Two FDA officials said all the packets of instant noodles tested in the state-run laboratory were contaminated. They found a lead concentration of 17.2 parts per million (ppm), nearly seven times the permissible limit. The FDA officials said the acceptable limit of lead ranges between 0.01 ppm and 2.5 ppm.

Source: Times of india

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