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FSSAI returns to court in bid to reinstate Maggi ban

FSSAI returns to court in bid to reinstate Maggi ban

By RJ Whitehead

In the latest twist in the long-drawn-out Maggi noodle saga, India’s food regulator has petitioned the Supreme Court to quash an earlier ruling to lift a ban on the popular instant noodles brand.

RAFA is organised by the University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague and RIKILT Wageningen UR (The Netherlands)

dispatches from RAFA 2015, Prague

RAFA: Solving food fraud, citizen science and Nestlé analytical results

By Joseph James Whitworth

It is not possible to solve food fraud by analytical methods alone, the rise of citizen science and the revelation that Nestlé collects 100 million analytical results per year were some highlights from the first full day of an international symposium.

Nestlé prepares to return Maggi noodles to the shelves

South Asia radius

Nestlé prepares to return Maggi noodles to the shelves

By RJ Whitehead

As individual Indian states begin to lift their ban on Maggi noodles, Nestlé has been paving the way for a return to the shelves for the snack which has suffered a torrid year at the hands of the subcontinent’s food authorities.

Peter Brabeck said Nestlé was forced to dispose of 29,000 tonnes of Maggi noodles

Key events in the Maggi affair

By RJ Whitehead

On June 5, India’s food regulator, the FSSAI, ordered nine lines of Maggi, the Nestlé noodle brand that dominates the market, to be removed from shelves in India.

As Maggi affair nears a conclusion, questions need to be asked

Analysis

As Maggi affair nears a conclusion, questions need to be asked

By RJ Whitehead

Over the last few days it feels like we’ve written about little more than the Maggi noodles affair in India. Thankfully it is now reaching a conclusion. But still it raises some vitally important questions that must surely be addressed.

Maggi action: The latest monsoon in a chai cup

Editorial

Maggi action: The latest monsoon in a chai cup

By RJ Whitehead

Reactionary and radical moves by politicians and administrators who like to ride roughshod over common sense are unexceptional occurrences in India. 

Picture: Nestlé Quality Assurance Centre, Moga, Nestlé India

Mixed Maggi news for Nestlé as FDA gives all clear

By Joseph James Whitworth

Nestlé India’s Maggi noodles have been cleared by one Indian lab but failed tests in another as the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given them the green light.