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16 Maggi Samples Fail Quality Tests in Uttarakhand

Published: 13th June 2015 10:37 PM  |   Last Updated: 13th June 2015 10:37 PM   |  A+A-

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Packets of Nestle's Maggi instant noodles are seen on display at a grocery store | REUTERS

By PTI

RUDRAPUR: Sixteen samples of Nestle India's maggi noodles failed quality tests at the state drugs and food testing laboratory here, showing more than permissible levels of MSG and lead content. 

After conclusion of the lab tests at Rudrapur, the report is being sent to Food Secretary Uttarakhand, Chief Medical Superintendent H K Joshi said. 

The popular snack has already been banned for ninety days in the state after samples sent to Rudrapur laboratory earlier this month showed more than permissible levels of MSG (monosodium glutamate) and lead content.



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